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(TB) 'Moonlight Shadows'

1939, Grant

'Moonlight Shadows' (Dr. Henry Lee Grant, R. 1938) TB. Early midseason bloom. Color Class-W1. 'Alice Harding' x 'Los Angeles'.

Also listed in the following nursery catalogs: Fairmount 1946

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MOONLIGHT SHADOWS (Grant 1939) M. The standards are cool white, arched and domed, with a decided wistaria blue tracery along the midrib on the inside of the standards, showing through slightly on the outside. The falls are flaring, of icy white lightly flushed with blue in the throat and a distinct spot of blue at the end of the bronzy gold beard. Well branched. 38 in. $1.00. [Mrs. Thomas Nesmith, Fairmount Gardens Catalog, Lowell, Massachusetts, A Selected List of Tall Bearded Iris. Summer 1942-Spring 1943].

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