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■(TB) 'Snow Goddess'

1955, Becherer

'Snow Goddess' (Joseph Becherer, R. 1952). TB, 40" (102 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-W1, White self, blue flush. 'Snow Flurry' X 'White Goddess'. Tell 1955.

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From Tell’s Iris Garden catalog, 1955: SNOW GODDESS (Joseph Becherer). E.-M. (Snow Flurry x White Goddess.) This gorgeous, big,ruffled, wide-petaled warm white (due perhaps to the yellow beard) stole my heart last spring and appears to be the very best of the many fine white Snow Flurry seedlings I have seen thus far, and this is saying much, for we all know the quality this wonderful breeder has given its children. A credit to this great hybridizer of long experience. Heavy, well-branched, 38-inch stalks. $20,00
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: SNOW GODDESS (Becherer '55) EM-38". See Ektachrome. Massive heavilY ruffled flowers with white petals & a yellow beard. Stalks widelY branched with perfect flower placement. Much like wonderful '59 Dykes Iris Swan Ballet; I personally prefer SNOW GODDESS. A vigorous husky grower, will be the pride of your entire garden. I can give it my highest recommendation. Finest Iris among either Colossals or Tall Bearded with a strong re-blooming tendency--sometimes 60% will re-bloom in late fall or winter. AM'58,[Snow Flurry X White Goddess. Regularly $3.00; on $10 order $1.95; on $25 order $1.50.
 


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-- BetsyHiggins - 2011-03-07
  • Snow Goddess has purple-based foliage. -- DavidPotembski - 07 May 2012
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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SnowGoddess01.JPGJPG SnowGoddess01.JPG manage 44 K 05 Dec 2014 - 22:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SnowGoddess05.jpgjpg SnowGoddess05.jpg manage 25 K 19 Dec 2015 - 15:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Argyle Acres Iris Gardens
SnowGoddess12BHI.jpgjpg SnowGoddess12BHI.jpg manage 74 K 04 May 2012 - 13:41 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SnowGoddessWP.jpgjpg SnowGoddessWP.jpg manage 65 K 15 Jul 2013 - 15:20 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Wildwood Gardens
snow_goddess1.jpgjpg snow_goddess1.jpg manage 186 K 07 May 2012 - 20:21 Main.davepote taken in my garden, Reston, VA Zone 6B
snowgoddess-jb.jpgjpg snowgoddess-jb.jpg manage 22 K 23 Feb 2013 - 17:21 Main.Harloiris photo by Mike Unser
snowgoddess02.JPGJPG snowgoddess02.JPG manage 75 K 17 Jun 2014 - 18:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
snowgoddess03.JPGJPG snowgoddess03.JPG manage 87 K 17 Jun 2014 - 19:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
snowgoddess04.JPGJPG snowgoddess04.JPG manage 60 K 17 Jun 2014 - 19:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
snowgoddess2.JPGJPG snowgoddess2.JPG manage 299 K 25 Aug 2017 - 21:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt taken at the Royal Botanical Gardens-Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
snowgoddess6.JPGJPG snowgoddess6.JPG manage 77 K 07 Jan 2014 - 15:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by K.Brewitt 2013 Dallas Convention
Topic revision: r16 - 04 Mar 2019, Betsy881
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