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TB 40″  Early Bloom

From Cooley’s 1932 Pricelist; “Introduced as a white Aphrodite, one of the parents. As clean and clear as a crystal, with lovely form, slender branching stems, this free flowering white is distinct from all other white irises, and as a result it was awarded the silver medal at the English Iris Society’s exhibit in London in 1930. Columbine is a very fast multiplier, our own stock increasing about fifteen to one in two years.”

From Robert Wayman 1936; “New English Silver Medal winner. Glistening white Aphrodite.”

Longfield Iris Farm 1936 “EIS Silver Medal. As clean and clear as a crystal with lovely form and slender graceful stems. A dainty white quite distince from all the others. .50”.

Provenance: The image 1 is from Presby Iris Gardens, Montclair NJ 2009.


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Olive Murrell 1930

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1930-1939
Fall Color: White
Standard Color: White
Pattern: Self
Beard Color: White
Hybridizer: Murrell
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