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■(SIB) 'Neptune's Gold'

2014, Hollingworth

'Neptune's Gold' (Robert Hollingworth, R. 2013) Seedling 05R6A5. SIB (tetraploid), 33" (84 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards mid-light blue; style arms broad, light blue; Falls mid-dark blue, slightly greyed by yellow underlay, lighter blue rim, distinct round gold signal with blue veins, round, flaring. 'Blueberry Fair' X seedling 02B1A9: (McEwen seedling T687/76(8) x seedling 97A2B22(T): ('Veins of Gold' pod parent x seedling 92E5A4, see 'Doreen Cambray' pod parent)). Ensata 2014. Honorable Mention 2017; Award of Merit 2019; Morgan-Wood Medal 2021.

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Awaiting original catalog description.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 3-8 for most varieties, Some Siberian cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained but moist good garden soil, More tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Prefers moist conditions especially in Spring bloom season.
PH Average garden solis 6.1 to 7.5,
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on organic soils.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
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IMG_8534-X2_neptunes_gold.jpgjpg IMG_8534-X2_neptunes_gold.jpg manage 233 K 20 Feb 2016 - 06:22 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
NEPTUNESGOLD01.jpgjpg NEPTUNESGOLD01.jpg manage 80 K 22 Jun 2015 - 20:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barbara Thain
NeptunesGold01.jpgjpg NeptunesGold01.jpg manage 106 K 29 Apr 2014 - 03:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
Neptunes_Gold.Hollingworth.2013.jpgjpg Neptunes_Gold.Hollingworth.2013.jpg manage 63 K 27 Jan 2014 - 18:14 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Peggy Mallen
neptunesgold01.jpgjpg neptunesgold01.jpg manage 62 K 18 Dec 2015 - 03:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
neptunesgold02.jpgjpg neptunesgold02.jpg manage 61 K 30 Aug 2015 - 03:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mikey Lango-Taken at 2015 AIS Convention
neptunesgold03.jpgjpg neptunesgold03.jpg manage 152 K 24 Jan 2016 - 03:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bob Hollingworth
neptunesgold04.jpgjpg neptunesgold04.jpg manage 156 K 03 Jul 2020 - 01:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judith Hollingworth
neptunesgold040.jpgjpg neptunesgold040.jpg manage 303 K 03 Jan 2023 - 14:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judith Hollingworth
neptunesgold1.JPGJPG neptunesgold1.JPG manage 306 K 27 Mar 2017 - 02:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-2015 Siberian/Species Convention
neptunesgold2.JPGJPG neptunesgold2.JPG manage 323 K 27 Mar 2017 - 02:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-2015 Siberian/Species Convention
neptunesgold3.JPGJPG neptunesgold3.JPG manage 304 K 27 Mar 2017 - 02:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-2015 Siberian/Species Convention
neptunesgold4.jpgjpg neptunesgold4.jpg manage 65 K 18 Mar 2018 - 02:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
neptunesgold5.JPGJPG neptunesgold5.JPG manage 146 K 28 Dec 2023 - 02:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
neptunesgold50.JPGJPG neptunesgold50.JPG manage 132 K 28 Dec 2023 - 02:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
neptunesgold51.JPGJPG neptunesgold51.JPG manage 152 K 28 Dec 2023 - 02:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
neptunesgold52.JPGJPG neptunesgold52.JPG manage 181 K 28 Dec 2023 - 02:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
neptunesgold53.JPGJPG neptunesgold53.JPG manage 235 K 28 Dec 2023 - 02:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
neptunesgold8.JPGJPG neptunesgold8.JPG manage 186 K 10 Nov 2021 - 01:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden
neptunesgold9.JPGJPG neptunesgold9.JPG manage 139 K 10 Nov 2021 - 01:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jim Morris
ptunesgold01.jpgjpg ptunesgold01.jpg manage 115 K 31 Jul 2015 - 15:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS Convention
Topic revision: r25 - 28 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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