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From Cooley’s Gardens catalog for 1948: “Massive white Plicata, entirely different from all others. It has a broad band of wine-purple stitching at the edges of enormous flaring falls, and this same color is repeated in the standards. The whole flower is slightly ruffled. A thoroughly fine iris in every way, and a husky grower.”

From Marble Iris Gardens catalog for 1952: “A great white plicata with a broad border of white-purple stitching on standards and falls. The entire flower is slightly ruffled and a thoroughly fine Iris in every way. It is very gay and colorful and we are happy to recommend it.”

HM 1943, AM 1945.

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Minnie Colquitt

H.P. Sass, 1942

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: 1940-1949
Fall Color: White Ground Blue/Purp Stitch
Standard Color: White Ground Blue/Purp Stitch
Pattern: Plicata
Beard Color: Orange/Deep Yellow
Hybridizer: Sass HP
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