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Robert Axmear wrote:
> Hello
>         I am new to iris collecting and have a question for someone who has
> done it for awhile. Back in the early seventies some distant relation of
> mine gave me an iris that I still think is the most attractive I have
> ever seen. It was close to white and had marking around the edge that
> looked like someone drew short blue lines on it. Unfortunately I was
> very young and after a couple of moves I lost track of it and never saw
> one like it since. My relation lived across from an old cemetary and
> possibly that is where they got it. I am pretty sure it was a very old
> cultivar.
>         Any help or pictures on the internet would be appreciated.


There are many old iris that fit your description.  As Anner pointed out
it could be Madame Chereau... or Swertii, True Charm, Ma mie, Jeanne
D'Arc which all have a similar pattern.  

Rick Tasco
Superstition Iris Gardens
Central California
Zone 8

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