(Mrs. C. Whiting
, R. 1939) Sdlg. 39-75, TB, 42", Late midseason bloom, Color Class-Y4L. 'Amitola'
x 'Copper Piece'
. Strong fragrance. Whiting(Maple Valley) 1943.
| From Maple Valley Gardens catalog, 1943: JONQUIL (Whiting 1943) (No. 3975) Midseason Late, 42"in. A two—toned yellow iris of distinct personality. The colors are as clear and pure as those of a jonquil yet the flowers are very large and carried on tall stalks. The basic color is light yellow and hoth the widely domed standards and rounded semi-glaring falls are cleanly edged with a deeper yellow. The long buds are like tapers. See Bull. 87. p. 52. The stalks are quite high branched but the huge flowers are not crowded. It is most effective planted behind your favorite light blue iris or with long spurred columbine.The plants are very vigorous and hardy, blooming freely through the latter part of the season. $5.00.
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