'Winged Goddess' (David Lyon, R. 1955) Seedling# 408-51-5. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards very light uranium green (Wilson 63/3), falls palest uranium green overcast pale bluebird blue, edges faintly flushed light mimosa-yellow; beard medium bluebird blue. ('Char-Maize' x 'Green Pastures') X self. Lyon 1956. Honorable Mention 1956.
|From Lyon’s Irisland catalog, 1959: AIS Bulletin #141, April 1956 Introducing WINGED GODDESS (Lyon '56) $17.00 Outstanding with unusual 1956) $25.00. Charmingly dressed in charm and refinement. Very light uranium Uranium green, flushed with a pale bluebird blue. Beard is bluebird blue. blue overcast on the falls, Petals are broad and rounded somewhat ruffled, and an attractive bluebird blue beard. This Iris was selected by two of smoothest satin texture. our most prominent Judges. 36". M. ((Char-Maize x Green Pastures) X Self). Highly Commended A.I.S. 1955. Lyon Iris Garden. H. M.'56.|
|From Lyon’s Irisland catalog, 1959: WINGED GODDESS (Lyon '56) $17.00 Outstanding with unusual charm and refinement. Very light uranium green, flushed bluebird blue. Beard is bluebird blue. Petals are broad and rounded somewhat ruffled, and of smoothest satin texture. 36". M. ((Char-Maize x Green Pastures) X Self). H. M.'56.|
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