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(TB) 'Lucre'

1936, White

'Lucre' (Clarence G. White, R. 1934) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y4D. 'Gold Top' x ('W. R. Dykes' x 'Mirasol'). Milliken Iris Gardens 1936, Over the Garden Wall 1936.

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LUCRE (White 1936) M. 40" . A rich lemon chrome self of rich and brilliant color. S. deep yellow. F. slightly deeper in tone, with old gold shading near the cadmium yellow beard. A vigorous grower and reliable bloomer. $7.50 [1937 Quality Gardens catalog, Freeport, IL]
From Milliken Iris Garden catalog, 1940: LUCRE (C. G. White) According to color charts it is the deepest yellow it is possible to produce. Any deeper, or darker, yellow drifts into the orange tones. The slender but rigid stems of this iris are forty inches, with two or three branches. It is prolific in bloom and increases rapidly. A two-year plant produced thirty-six stems of bloom. There are no dark veins in the haft. 5Oc; 3 for $1.00.

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