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■(TB) 'Artistic Gold'

1972, Denman

'Artistic Gold' (Clarence Denman, R. 1972) TB, 30" (76 cm), Early, midseason, late bloom and re-bloom. Yellow self; yellow beard. 'Grand Teton' X 'Fall Primrose'. Denman 1972.

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From AIS Bulletin #204 January 1972 Introducing ARTISTIC GOLD. (Denman '72). TB. 26". EML and Re. Yellow self (RHS 9-B). Color fast, slightly ruffled. Yellow beard (RHS 14-A). Blooms are five inches in diameter. Standards slightly closed to slightly open. Falls semiflaring, 3lf2" wide, broad hafts. Good substance. Heavy bloom in spring and rebloom from July to December. Multiple buds in many sockets. A vigorous plant and a fast increaser. Stems and branching are poor in North Central Texas in July and August but good in cooler weather. Fertile both ways. GRAND TETON X FALL PRIMROSE. $20.00. (The name was selected after the hybridizer won the tricolor award for an artistic arrangement made with these blooms at a fall show of the local Men's Garden Club.) Denman's Reblooming Iris Garden.


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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-- JanLauritzen - 2012-02-18
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ArtisticGold_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg ArtisticGold_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 57 K 18 Feb 2012 - 08:02 Main.janlauritzen Taken in my yard in Southern CA
ArtisticGold_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg ArtisticGold_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 59 K 18 Feb 2012 - 08:02 Main.janlauritzen Taken in my yard in Southern CA
ArtisticGold_by_JanLauritzen_2bh.jpgjpg ArtisticGold_by_JanLauritzen_2bh.jpg manage 37 K 17 Feb 2017 - 15:09 Main.Betsy881 Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
Artistic_Gold_DSCF0886.JPGJPG Artistic_Gold_DSCF0886.JPG manage 601 K 09 Jan 2017 - 05:32 Main.rshadlow taken at Presby 2016 AIS National Convention
artisticgold5.JPGJPG artisticgold5.JPG manage 143 K 25 Jun 2023 - 02:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada-taken June 1978
Topic revision: r9 - 26 Jun 2023, Harloiris
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