, R. 1938) TB. Late midseason bloom. Color Class WW. 'San Francisco'
x seedling. Sass, Schreiner 1938. Honorable Mention 1938; Award of Merit 1940.
| From Carl Salbach catalog 1941: MATTERHORN (Jacob Sass). A new white that has been the subject of much praise.One of the best authorities in America says: "Close to the top of the white class. A very fine and very clear white flowerof good form". It is a large flower with a cream beard on the flaring falls. Low branching stalks, with 9 to 10 blooms each. Very pure. A superb white. Midseason. 38". $5.00.
| 1939 Checklist citation: Bull. A.I.S. 71:37 Oct. 1938. 1949 Checklist citation: Bull. A.I.S. 78:3 July 1940.1949 Checklist - adds AM with citation.
| Matterhorn showed an impressive flower on a sturdy stalk, not quite so tall as last year. It is a lily iris of heavy substance and straight-edged, flaring falls. Lucy W. Tinley, “Midwest Iris Notes”, A.I.S. Bulletin 75 (December 1939): 19.
| Matterhorn is a spirited beauty of purest crystalline white, very large, very flaring with the cleanest haft I know. [Lila McCombs, “A Critical Evaluation of Older Irises”, The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 110 (July 1948): 58.]
| Reported catalog references: Schreiner 1938; Salbach 1941.
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