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(TB) 'First Snowfall'

1962, Austin

'First Snowfall' (Lloyd Austin, R. 1962). Seedling# 938. TB, 36" (91 cm). Rebloom. Color Class W1, Pure white self. 'Lady Moon' X 'Canadaway'. Rainbow 1962.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: FIRST SNOWFALL (Austin '62) ++ 32". When you have this new Iris in your garden, your First Snowfall will come well before win-ter--probably in Oct. May give up to 100% re-bloom in mid fall, perhaps even in Sept. A leathery pure white that easily surpasses our best re-blooming whites, such as Autumn Snowdrift and Lady Moon in size, form and especially in the pristine purity of its whiteness. Like a re-blooming Snow Flurry. Sometimes reaches colossal proportions, with a flower spread up to 8". (Lady Moon X Canadaway). Regularly $17.50; on $20 order $12.25; on $25 order $9.60.
 

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Topic revision: r6 - 02 Mar 2019, Betsy881
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