■(TB) 'Innocenza'

1854, Lémon

'Innocenza' (Jean-Nicolas Lémon, 1854) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class WW.

See below:

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References

From United States Nursery, Pitcher & Manda, 1896, p 73: L'lnnocence. Flowers white, slightly tinged with purple and orange. 25 cts.
LEMAIRE Ch., Iris, L'Horticulteur Universel, 1845, Tome VI, p. 94.
From H. P. Simpson catalog, 1922: "INNOCENZA (Lemon, about 1854). S. and F. ivory-white with a crest of rich gold. Not large, but a good grower and a delicate, charming iris. Said by one authority that “in masses it seems to be our greatest white variety.’* 25 inches. Late. $.25."
Catalogue des objets exposés, § 1 - Fleurs, Lémon, Bulletin du Cercle Général d'Horticulture, 1846, Tome III, p. 54.
From Wing Seed catalog, 1919: "INNOCENZA — Late. Pure white with bright golden-yellow crest; style arms white. The only coloring on the divisions is a very slight veining of violet and brown at base of falls. A delicate and lovely little flower. Twenty-six inches. 25¢"
From Fryer's catalog, 1921: "Standards and Falls ivory white; crests rich golden. Very delicate and beautiful. 26". 25¢."

Synonyms

Innocence, L'Innocence, Innocentia, Variegata alba.

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