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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. Award of Merit 1952. Runner-up for Dykes Medal, 1954 and 1955.

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From Lyons Irisland catalog, 1959: 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 shows 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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CHAR-MAIZE.pngpngCHAR-MAIZE.pngmanage 467 K 18 Feb 2017 - 05:29 Main.hrandiac Scanned from 1953 Tom Craig catalog
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