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■(TB) 'White King'

1966, Knopf

'White King' (Maynard Knopf, R. 1965) Seedling# 64-29. TB, 36" (91 cm), Late midseason bloom. Warm white self; Standards white; falls white with cream throat; yellow beard. 'Celestial Snow' X 'Beauty Queen'. Knopf, Tell 1966. Honorable Mention 1968.

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From Knopf Iris Gardens catalog,1966: WHITE KING: Sdlg. No. 64-29 TB 36" ML. Celestial Snow x Beauty Queen. This is as the name implies - basically a white iris, with just enough cream at the throat to bring out the beauty in the ruffling that is superb. Perfectly branched on strong stalks. We feel this is a big advance in the white class. Net $25.00. H.C. '65.
 

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Topic revision: r8 - 01 Apr 2022, TLaurin
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