■(TB) 'Autumn Orangelite'
(G. Percy Brown
, R. 1961). TB Re, 18" (46 cm), Re. Color Class-O1F, Orange self; orange beard. 'Fall Fairy'
X 'Sally Ann'
. Brown's Everblooming Gdn 1962.
: Registered TB at 18", but introductory description shows BB. Exhibits PBF (Purple-based foliage).
* * References
| From Brown’s Everblooming Iris Garden catalog, 1962: Autumn Orangelite - $25.00 - A Border Bearded rebloomer - Flower-S closed. F. slight flare. A deep Orange self. Medium sized flower in proportion to 18-inch stalk. 3 Branches, 9 buds-3 stalks on 2-year clump. 4 fans and 4 buds on each for increase. Bloom started October 18 and continued till November 12. Parentage (Fall Fairy X Sally Ann).
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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.
- 21 Apr 2019
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