, R. 1954) TB, 36" (91 cm). Late midseason bloom. Self of pearly orchid. 'Harriet Thoreau'
X (( 'Angelus'
x unknown) x ('Matula'
x Schreiner seedling# 8-37)). Schreiner 1954. Honorable Mention 1955; Judges' Choice 1956; Award of Merit 1957.
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| From Walter Marx Gardens catalog 1957: CRISPETTE (Schreiner 1954) Each 7.5O. The name says it. This orchid iris of great beauty is not only a color gem, whether viewed in the landscape scene or in the intimate atmosphere of a home arrangement. Its fluted broadly proportioned petals with their lacy edging stand up fresh and immaculate as long as the flower lasts. Earlymidseason. 34 inches.
| From Wallace Iris Gardens catalog 1955: CRISPETIE - (Schreiner '54) EM. 34 in. Of ideal form and garden habit is this broadly proportioned color gem whose fluted petals and lacy edging create a lilting, billowy effect. The deep orchid color carries extremely well, adding a new note to the garden refrain. Crispette is a sturdy iris as well as a landscape standout. This iris is a true orchid of great beauty. SDG.No. G319-1. NET $15.00.
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