1961, El Dorado
'Tea Apron' (Helen Reynolds, R. 1960). Seedling# 77-59D. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-W2, Standards white, hairline blue edge; falls white, blue crest, shoulders; white beard. . El Dorado 1961.
TEA APRON, EI Dorado Gardens_ 1961, and crowd-stopper at the Kansas City convention, is snowy white with unconventional plicata markings−a blue center area, standards wire-edged with blue and plicata pattern part way down the falls. It bloomed in uncontested originality. [Melba Hamblen, “Irises Seen in California Gardens, 1963,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 173 (April 1964): 10.]
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