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■(TB) 'No-Top'

1957, Lawson

'No-Top'. (Frances Lawson, R. 1957). Seedling# 53-7. TB, 35" (89 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class-W1, No standards; falls six, cool white, with greenish buds; 6 styles; flat form. 'Purissima' X 'Spindrift'. Lawson, Rainbow 1958. a Novelty Iris

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References:

From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: NO-TOP (Lawson '58) M-36". Caused much favorable comment at Memphis Convention. Mrs. Elby Martin wrote it caused more comment than any other Iris. Mrs. Harry Frey says: "A green-white, with 6 bearded falls and no standards,. but possessing 6-8 style arms. Buds are decidedly green. Very attractive." A large flower, 6-7 inches across, no stamens or pollen but will set seed. (Purissima X Spindrift). Regularly $4.00; on $15 order 2 for $2.95; on $25 order 3 for $2.40.
 

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