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■(IB) 'Runaway'

1971, Brown

'Runaway' (Alta Brown, R. 1970). Seedling #M1350-4. IB, 17" (43 cm), Early bloom. Standards flax blue (642/2) with greenish midrib; F. tan-green with even band of flax blue about 1/4" (0.6 cm) wide around edges; beard flax blue with each hair tipped light yellow. Seedling #M848-6 brown bitone ('Knotty Pine' x 'Lilli-Var') X unknown, possibly 'Grace Note'. Brown's Iris Garden 1971. Honorable Mention 1973.

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runaway01.JPGrunaway jb.jpg


Awaiting original catalog description


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.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
runaway01.JPGJPG runaway01.JPG manage 806 K 29 Dec 2016 - 03:26 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
runaway_jb.jpgjpg runaway_jb.jpg manage 19 K 03 May 2013 - 20:06 Main.Harloiris photo Wilson Banner Ranch Iris Garden
Topic revision: r16 - 24 Mar 2022, TLaurin
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