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■(IB) 'Goddess Of Blue'

1996, Niswonger

'Goddess Of Blue' (O. David Niswonger, R. 1995). Seedling #IB 57-91. IB, 25" (64 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards deep blue, midrib white; style arms deep blue; falls deep blue plicata markings on white; beards tangerine, tipped white. 'Chubby Cheeks' X 'Goddess'. Cape Iris 1996.

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From AIS Bulletin #301 April 1996 Introducing GODDESS OF BLUE (Niswonger '96) Sdlg. IB 57-91: Chubby Cheeks X Goddess. IB, 25" (64 cm), M. A deep blue plicata with a white beard tipped with tangerine. The style arms are deep blue too. This intermediate is a good grower and will make a mass of blooms in a clump for the early season. A fine harbinger of things to come. $20.00. Cape Iris.

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-03-11

  • My photo of Goddess Of Blue was from my gardens in Miami County, Indiana in 2004. USDA Zone is 5a/b, I got this plant directly from Dave Niswonger the hybridizer in about 2003 or earlier. -- Main.LTE46951 - 05 Mar 2018
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