■(TB) 'Dover Beach'
(D. C. Nearpass
, R. 1970). Seedling 6-68-1. TB, 42" (107 cm), Early to late bloom. Standards white; falls light blue; white beard tipped lemon. 'Ivy League'
X 'Winter Olympics'
. Fowler, Gene & Gerry's, Palette 1972
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| From AIS Bulletin #209 April 1973 Introducing DOVER BEACH (Nearpass '72) $15.00 (Ivy L,eague X Winter Olympics) TB 40" E-L. A gorgeous bicolor, with snow white standards, & sky blue falls, set off by a lemon beard. Broad, round, ruffled blossoms are large in size. Terminal & 4 branches, up to 12 buds. Received 11 votes for HC '72. Fertile both ways. Gene & Gerry's Iris Gardens. Co-introduced with Palette Gardens.
| From AIS Bulletin #209 April 1973 Introducing DOVER BEACH (D.C. Nearpass '73). TB. 42". Sdlg. 6-68-1. (Ivy League x Winter Olympics). White standards, blue falls. Four large ruffled flowers open at once is not unusual-it is the norm for Dover Beach. Nine or more buds per stalk. There is only one other tall bearded iris that I grow that performs as well as Dover Beach. You will hear more of this introduction. H.C. '72. $25.00. Palette Gardens.
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