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■(IB) 'Tawny'

1974, Pray

'Tawny' (Thomas Pray, R. 1974). Seedling #1176. IB, 22" (56 cm), Early bloom and rebloom. Standards tan, edged blue-grey; falls blue-grey, edged tan, deep olive-brown hafts; deep yellow-orange beard. Parentage: 'Brighteyes' X 'Winter Flame'. Cordon Bleu 1974. Honorable Mention 1975.

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Awaiting original catalog description
'Tawny' Historic Iris Preservation Society link.


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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Tawny01.jpgjpg Tawny01.jpg manage 71 K 14 Apr 2015 - 20:22 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
Tawny02.jpgjpg Tawny02.jpg manage 63 K 19 Apr 2015 - 00:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Diana Nicholls
tawny1.jpgjpg tawny1.jpg manage 242 K 23 Aug 2016 - 03:24 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
tawny2.jpgjpg tawny2.jpg manage 216 K 23 Aug 2016 - 03:26 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
tawnyrhoades.jpgjpg tawnyrhoades.jpg manage 183 K 01 Feb 2022 - 13:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Martha Rhoades
Topic revision: r15 - 22 Aug 2023, dougchyz
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