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■(TB) 'Alice Harding'

1933, Cayeux

'Alice Harding' (Ferdinand Cayeux 1933). TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class Y4L, 'Iceberg' X 'Évolution'. Cayeux 1933. Award of Merit AIS 1937; French Dykes Memorial Medal 1933; Harding Prize 1933.

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References

Bulletin de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1933, 5e série, Tome IV, p. 269.
'Alice Harding' A clear soft primrose, smooth and satiny, very round, well branched and vigorous, with quantities of flowers. [Mrs. Herman E. Lewis, Varietal Notes 1938, Bulletin of the American Iris Society 72 (January 1939): 9.]
American Iris Society. (n.d.). Alphabetical iris check list 1949: compiled from the records of the Registrar, Charles E.F. Gersdorff and Assistant Registrar, Mrs. Walter Colquitt, (p. 32). The American Iris Society.
Alice Harding: (Cayeux). Just another Phebus a bit larger. [Belsley, Ray J., Varietal Comments. Bulletin of the American Iris Society 74 (July 1939): 16.]
From National Iris Gardens catalog for 1942: "Medium yellow. Closed standards and semi-flaring falls of medium yellow; bright orange beard. Strongly fragrant, large flowers on extra-good stalks. We have sold more of this variety than any other yellow."
ALICE HARDING (Cayeux) This is a large yellow of beautiful form . It is one of the soft yellows which are so helpful in harmonizing the colors in our gardens. A French introduction and new in this country, Alice Harding is outstanding . 3 ft. 50c; 3 for $1 .00. [Milliken Catalog, 1940]
See also 'Alice Harding' on the HIPS Website
Catalog References: Longfield 1939; Milliken 1940.
Peckham, E. (Ed.). (1940). Alphabetical iris check list: 1939, (p. 89). The American Iris Society.

Synonyms

'Le Roi Soleil'; 'Roi Soleil'.

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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AliceHarding02.jpgjpg AliceHarding02.jpg manage 77 K 30 May 2014 - 21:41 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
AliceHarding03.jpgjpg AliceHarding03.jpg manage 36 K 19 Dec 2015 - 13:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Argyle Acres Iris Gardens
Alice_Harding.JPGJPG Alice_Harding.JPG manage 63 K 30 Jan 2011 - 18:39 IrisP Photo By Fritz Lehmann at Merian Park, Switzerland
alice-harding1-16.jpgjpg alice-harding1-16.jpg manage 118 K 11 Jun 2016 - 21:36 Main.mikeu Photo taken at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens by Mike Unser
aliceharding02.JPGJPG aliceharding02.JPG manage 443 K 25 Apr 2018 - 18:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
aliceharding03.JPGJPG aliceharding03.JPG manage 480 K 25 Apr 2018 - 19:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
aliceharding04.JPGJPG aliceharding04.JPG manage 478 K 25 Apr 2018 - 19:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
aliceharding05.JPGJPG aliceharding05.JPG manage 129 K 21 Dec 2021 - 21:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
aliceharding050.JPGJPG aliceharding050.JPG manage 130 K 21 Dec 2021 - 21:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
aliceharding1.jpgjpg aliceharding1.jpg manage 140 K 18 Jun 2019 - 15:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
aliceharding2.jpgjpg aliceharding2.jpg manage 118 K 05 Jun 2020 - 15:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
aliceharding20.JPGJPG aliceharding20.JPG manage 130 K 10 Jun 2022 - 02:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
aliceharding21.JPGJPG aliceharding21.JPG manage 150 K 02 Apr 2023 - 14:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
aliceharding22.JPGJPG aliceharding22.JPG manage 241 K 02 Apr 2023 - 14:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
aliceharding24.JPGJPG aliceharding24.JPG manage 161 K 16 Jul 2023 - 02:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
aliceharding5.JPGJPG aliceharding5.JPG manage 172 K 07 Feb 2024 - 13:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Seagate Nurseries-Long Sutton Bypass-Long Sutton-United Kingdom
alicehardingIC.jpgjpg alicehardingIC.jpg manage 16 K 12 Dec 2011 - 21:40 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Iris City Gardens
Topic revision: r60 - 07 Feb 2024, TLaurin
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