■(TB) 'Mount Washington'
, R. 1937) TB, Midseason bloom, Color Class-W4. Strong fragrance. 'Shining Waters'
x ((New Albion'
) x ('MissWillmott'
)). Salbach 1937.Honorable Mention 1939; Award of Merit 1940.
| From Carl Salbach catalog 1940: MOUNT WASHINGTON (Essig 1937). Huge and tall, this remarkable iris is so outstanding that it automatically earns for itself a notch among the best whites, ranking, in our estimation, as one of the finest whites. Very pure and clear. Mount Washington is a pure warm white with golden beard, attractive haft markings of gold, and semi-flaring falls. The form is halfway between that of Purissima and Easter Morn - most pleasing. Even greater size than the latter, and much taller. Has a most pleasant odor, similar to that of wild plum. Heavy substance; well branched. Mid-season. 50". $6.00.
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