( David Lyon
, R. 1948) Sdlg. #44-24-2. TB. Early midseason bloom. Color Class Y1L 'Snow Flurry'
x 'Aztec Copper'
. Seedling No. 44-24-2. Fragrant. High Commendation 1948; Honorable Mention 1949.
Introduced by Lyon Iris Gardens in 1949. (see scanned advertisement below)
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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