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■(IB) 'Glorious Day'

1993, Nichols

'Glorious Day' (Hooker Nichols, R. 1991). Seedling #8825A-1. IB, 18" (46 cm), Midseason to late bloom and re-bloom. . Standards medium dresden yellow; falls lighter, white blending below gold and white beard. 'Bridal Ballad' X 'Sky Hooks'. Hillcrest 1993.

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From AIS Bulletin #289 April 1993 Introducing GLORIOUS DAY (H. Nichols) IB & RE 18". Standards are medium dresden yellow and the falls are lighted with white blending below the gold and white beards. A sister to the popular Helga's Hat but without horns. (Bridal Ballad X Sky Hooks). $15.00. Hillview Iris Gardens.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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GloriousDay5.jpgjpg GloriousDay5.jpg manage 45 K 26 Sep 2013 - 01:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Wildwood Gardens
Glorious_Day_REB_SA_1991_Nichols_ib-.JPGJPG Glorious_Day_REB_SA_1991_Nichols_ib-.JPG manage 60 K 10 Dec 2009 - 13:57 Main.tasquierloic Photo : Loïc Tasquier - The Netherlands Zone 7
Glorious_Day_REB_SA_1991_Nichols_ib.JPGJPG Glorious_Day_REB_SA_1991_Nichols_ib.JPG manage 48 K 10 Dec 2009 - 13:57 Main.tasquierloic Photo : Loïc Tasquier - The Netherlands Zone 7
Glorious_Day_REB_SA_1991_Nichols_ib_-.JPGJPG Glorious_Day_REB_SA_1991_Nichols_ib_-.JPG manage 43 K 10 Dec 2009 - 13:58 Main.tasquierloic Photo : Loïc Tasquier - The Netherlands Zone 7
Gloriousday4.jpgjpg Gloriousday4.jpg manage 30 K 12 Aug 2013 - 20:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hildenbrandt's Iris Garden
gloriousday02.JPGJPG gloriousday02.JPG manage 72 K 28 Jun 2014 - 21:48 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
gloriousday03.JPGJPG gloriousday03.JPG manage 276 K 28 Jun 2017 - 02:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Dorothy Vande-Wisconsin Iris Society
gloriousday04.JPGJPG gloriousday04.JPG manage 271 K 28 Jun 2017 - 02:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Dorothy Vande-Wisconsin Iris Society
Topic revision: r17 - 03 Nov 2023, Harloiris
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