( Thomas Johnson
, R. 2006). Seedling T53A. TB, 37" (94 cm), Early thru midseason bloom. Standards light lavender, medium lavender-blue fleck wash; style arms light lavender, deeper beside rib, wider toward crest; Falls deep blue-lavender plicata edge, lighter blue-lavender-white central wash; beards yellow, white in throat; sweet fragrance. 'Fancy Woman'
. Mid-America 2006
. Honorable Mention 2008
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| From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2006: ATHENS - TB, 37" (94 cm), Early-Midseason. Athens is noted as the center of fine arts and architecture. Its namesake brings together all these same superior traits. The architecture of Athens is strong in combination with its breathtaking artistry. There is no way to describe it with words, only the picture will convey its excellence. In its simplest terms, Athens is a light blue and white fancy, luminata plicata with white beards brushed yellow. Strongly formed flowers are graced with large, impeccable ruffles. Showstalks have 3 branches and carry 8-9 buds. Sdlg. T53A: Fancy Woman X Handshake. $50.00.
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