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(TB) 'Admiral Sideburns'

1970, DeForest

'Admiral Sideburns' (Caroline DeForest, R. 1969) Seedling 66-62. TB, 32" (81 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards saccardo violet flushed golden brown; Falls saccardo violet, hafts conspicuously brushed golden brown; yellow beard. Seedling 61-49 X 'Floating Moon'. Irisnoll 1970. High Commendation 1969, Honorable Mention 1972.

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From AIS Bulletin #197 April 1970 Introducing ADMIRAL SIDEBURNS. 32 inches. A bright, 7-inch, iridescent flower of "Saccardo Violet" (Ridgway). Standards closed; slightly flushed golden brown in the center. Falls flaring, with golden brown outward flowing markings in the manner of old time side whiskers. Several flowers to a stalk. Attracts attention!! #66-62. HC '69. Sdlg. by Floating Moon. $25.00. Irisnoll.


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.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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