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■(TB) 'Madam Butterfly'

1961, Tompkins

'Madam Butterfly' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1961). Seedling# 58-71B. TB, 38" (97 cm), Late midseason to very late bloom. . Standards white; falls white with electric blue blush and blue veining. Seedling from Cook lines X seedling from Muhlestein lines. Fleur de Lis 1961. Honorable Mention 1964.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: MADAME BUTTERFLY (Tomp. '61) M.L. 38 in. (Pretender x Fab. Kate ). A fascinating new iris of amoena pattern, this has broad, well-domed standards of pure white with a touch of glittery gilt at their base under the broad snow white styles, and very broad nearly horizontal falls of pure white upon which vivid blue violet veins radiate outward from around the near white beard in a ray-like pattern accented by a touch ofgilt on the edges of the haft. NET 25.00.

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madambutterfly01.jpgjpg madambutterfly01.jpg manage 92 K 12 Jun 2014 - 01:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
madambutterfly02.JPGJPG madambutterfly02.JPG manage 531 K 18 Dec 2015 - 14:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
madambutterfly03.JPGJPG madambutterfly03.JPG manage 102 K 16 Apr 2014 - 11:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
Topic revision: r10 - 05 Jul 2019, Betsy881
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