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(TB) 'Wide World'

1954, Cook

'Wide World' (Paul Cook, R. 1953) Seedling# Imbri-151. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Reverse bicolor. Standards pale wistaria-blue (Ridgway), paler above, deeper below; falls white; beard white. Blue seedling# 16048 X seedling# 17048: (blue seedling x ((pink seedling x 'I.imbricata' ) x blue seedling)). Longfield 1954. Honorable Mention 1954.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1956: WIDE WORLD (Cook 1954) M. 40 in. (From Iris lmbricata sdlg. x tall bearded blue). An iris of special interest to hybridizers as it brings blood of lmbricata into the tall bearded lines. A large ansJ very lovely reverse blue bicolor, this has stands of pale blue deeper at the base and broad flaring falls of pure white with white beard. Excellent stalks with many buds. H. M. 1954. Net 18.00.

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