TB 36″ M R1L
From The Wing Seed Co. catalog for 1920: “New. Cattaleya-mauve in various shades from a tinted white in style arms and base of falls to the deeper coloring at the tips of divisions, giving a lovely effect of shading. All divisions very broad and full, standards ruffled. Flower of beautiful form and large size. Vigorous plant. Three feet.”
From Longfield Iris Farm 1925 “Standards and falls uniformly colored a soft cattleya rose. Beard orange. Three feet. Good grower and free bloomer but with flowers too crowded at top of stalk.” .35
From Bonnewitz Irises catalog for 1926: “A superb widely expanded, thick petaled flower of rich silvery lilac, which shows a delightful pink tone in the early hours of the morning, and also after about five o’clock in the afternoon.”
From Treholme Gardens catalog for 1928: “S. pure light aniline-blue; F. bright pale violet; a conspicuous light orange beard. A silvery pink effect. A beautiful Pallida, vigorous but not free flowering some seasons.”
From Indian Springs Farms catalog for 1931: “S. light mauve; F. Chinese violet; both somewhat ruffled. 3ft.”
From Storrs & Harrison Co, Painesville Ohio, Painesville Nurseries, 1921 ” One of the choicest of the Pallida Flowers very large and refined, uniformly colored a soft shade of Cattleya rose, ecept for a weakening to almost white at the claws. ”
AM RHS 1915 & 1916.