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(TB) 'Gin Fizz'

1942, Wareham

'Gin Fizz' (John Wareham, R. 1940) TB. Early midseason bloom. Color Class W1. From seedlings from 'Dominion' x I. trojana .

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GIN FIZZ (Wareham 1942) M. Mr. Wareham has a rare gift in naming iris, and Gin Fizz is a good example for the whole flower has the delectable frosty appearance of a cooling gin fizz, so refreshing on a hot summer day. The domed standards are firm and strong with an ivory flush along the midrib. The flaring falls are white with a decided ivory flush in the center. Beard pale yellow in the throat paling out to white at the tip. A lavender flush on the styles adds to the cool crispness of the flower. Very fine form and substance with finish of frosted glass. 38 in. $15.00. [Fairmount Gardens Catalog. Summer 1942, Spring 1943, Lowell, Massachusetts].

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