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■(TB) 'Shasta'

1927, Mohr-Mitchell

'Shasta' (William Mohr and Sydney B. Mitchell, R. 1927) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-W1.

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Photo by David Potembski, John Rossini Garden, 2013, Powhatan, VAPhoto by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek GardenPhoto by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek GardenPhoto by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek GardenPhoto by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek GardenPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Gardenshasta fl

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From Carl Salbach catalog, 1927: SHASTA. This new white of different parentage than Purissima, is also entirely distinct in style and effect and well worthy of being named for California’s great white-capped mountain. The 40-inch stalks which are well but high branched bear the magnificent flowers proudly aloft. These are snow white, with a few faint amber reticulations on the haft and are of fine form and excellent substance. It blooms late with us so was not seen by the early visitors who so admired Purissima. $ 10.00.
From Quality Gardens catalog 1931: SHASTA (Mohr 1927) M. 40". This new white is of different parentage than Purissima and is entirely different in style and effect and well worth being named for California’s great snowcapped peak. The stalks are well, but highly branched, and bear the fine flowers proudly aloft. They are pure white, with a faint amber reticulation on the haft and are of excellent substance. At first not hardy here, but we believe we have thoroughly acclimated our stock. $2.50.
 


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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
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IMG_2967.jpgjpg IMG_2967.jpg manage 248 K 24 Dec 2018 - 01:03 DavidPotembski Photo by David Potembski, John Rossini Garden, 2013, Powhatan, VA
shasta5.JPGJPG shasta5.JPG manage 222 K 08 May 2024 - 14:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
shasta50.JPGJPG shasta50.JPG manage 134 K 08 May 2024 - 14:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
shasta51.JPGJPG shasta51.JPG manage 163 K 08 May 2024 - 14:38 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
shasta52.JPGJPG shasta52.JPG manage 168 K 08 May 2024 - 14:38 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
shasta9.JPGJPG shasta9.JPG manage 72 K 30 Aug 2021 - 19:05 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
shasta_fl.jpgjpg shasta_fl.jpg manage 34 K 12 Aug 2012 - 14:03 IrisP  
Topic revision: r14 - 08 May 2024, TerryLaurin
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