■(TB) 'Minnie Colquitt'
(Hans Peter Sass
, R. 1941). TB, Midseason to late bloom. Height 36" (91 cm), Color Class-W8D. A massive white plicata, slightly ruffled, with combed standards and broad flaring falls. The petals have a wide edging of purple. Stems 36 inches with wide branching. Probably plicata from 'Maid Of Astolat'
lines. Maple Valley Gardens, 1942. Honorable Mention 1943; Award of Merit 1945.
| From Carl Salbach catalog 1945: MINNIE COLQUITT (H. Sass 1942). A new bright-colored plicata from the Middle West that is beautiful and distinct. Blooms are of good form and very heavy substance. The standards are a deep redpurple over white. The rather broad semiflaring falls are a clear creamy white with a wide band of purple stitching. Low and wide-branched stems. 34". Mid-season. $5.00.
| From Sass catalog, 1948: MINNIE COLQUITT (H. P. Sass, 1942)-A massive white plicata, slightly ruffled, with combed standards and broad flaring falls. The petals have a wide edging of purple. Stems 36 inches with wide branching. $3.00
| MINNIE COLQUITT (Sass Brothers) -A superb white and purple plicata that is definitely as attractive as its namesake. Clifford W. Benson (Mo.), “Varietal Comments,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 110 (July 1948): 95.
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