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■(TB) 'Char-Maize'

1949, Lyon

'Char-Maize' (David Lyon, R. 1948) Seedling# 44-24-2. TB. Early midseason bloom. Color Class-Y1L 'Snow Flurry' x 'Aztec Copper'. Seedling# 44-24-2. Fragrant. High Commendation 1948; Honorable Mention 1949.

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CHAR-MAIZE.pngcharmaize.JPGTBChar-MaizeVL61.JPG

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From Lyons Irisland catalog, 1959: CHAR-MAIZE (Lyon '49) $1.50. CHAR-MAIZE (lyon '49) $1.50 A large flowered iris of exceptional merit. Fine in proportion and heavy of substance, delicately ruffled. The deep yellow sh~ws rich tones of chartreuse. Withstands degrees of heat and wind such as to wilt the average iris. 38". EM-LM. (Snow Flurry X Aztec Copper) A.M. '52 . Runner-up for Dykes Medal '54 and '55.
Char-Maize (Lyon '49) - "This is one iris that could be rated 100%. Has height, perfect form, heavy substance, perfect branching plus a color that is different, and does not melt in our hot sun, nor does it fade." [“Region 15, Varietal Comments,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 134 (July 1954): 71.]
 
 



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Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
CHAR-MAIZE.pngpng CHAR-MAIZE.png manage 467 K 18 Feb 2017 - 05:29 Main.hrandiac Scanned from 1953 Tom Craig catalog
TBChar-MaizeVL61.JPGJPG TBChar-MaizeVL61.JPG manage 57 K 15 Jul 2014 - 08:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin, AIS National Conv. Newark NJ 1961
charmaize.JPGJPG charmaize.JPG manage 624 K 19 Jun 2018 - 22:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Larry Harder
Topic revision: r11 - 30 Oct 2018, Harloiris
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