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■(TB) 'Baldwin'

1927, Sass

'Baldwin' (Hans Peter Sass R. 1926) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B7M. Sass 1927. Synonym: Balduin.

Nursery listings: Maple Road (J. Sass) 1927; Berry 1938; Katkamier 1938; Simpson 1938; Skylands Farm (Peckham) 1939.

Additional nursery catalogs not listed: Brand's 1933; Carpenter 1931?; Cobble Cottage (H. Whipple) 1930; Fair Chance Farm (M. Geiser) 1935; Fairmount (Nesmith) 1931; Filmore (Wernimont) 1932; Graham 1932; Grand View (E. Rauch) 1932; Green Gate 1932; Hill 1932, 1933, 1935; Iris City (Williams) 1938; Iriscrest (Mead) 1929[Balduin]; The Iris Farm (Stoner) 1931, 1935; Iris Garden (A. C. Kinsey) 1932; Keller 1929; Lark Meadows (E. Scheffy) 1933; Linwood (Covert) 1932, 1934; Longfield (Williamson) 1932, 1935, 1944; Maple Road (Sass Brothers) 1938, 1949; Maple Valley (Whiting) 1933, 1938, 1939, 1940; National (Weed) 1932; Neubert's 1937; R. Marshall 1932; Ozark View (J. C. Jay) 1935; Riverview 1937; Royal Iris Gardens (Nicholls) 1933, 1935; Schreiner 1930, 1938; Simpson 1933; Tip Top (Stuntz) 1936; Treholme (Sheets) 1930; Wassenberg 1937; Wayman 1936; Wild Rose (E. Callis) 1936.

See below:



BALDWIN. Self B7M Sass, H. P. R.1926-I.1927. Lavender violet with bluish flush below beard and an almost solid hydrangea red reticulation on haft; 40 in. S. with tips adpressed; F. drooping to straight hanging; beard bluish, yellow tipt; styles over arching; spathes flushed. Excellent mass. [R. S. Sturtevant, "Descriptions of Varieties, Part VI", A.I.S. Bulletin 53 (October 1934): 26.
From Hill’s Iris & Peony Farm, ca 1932: BALDWIN (H. P. Sass) A Manganese violet of large size on 40-inch stems. Cooley's description in October Iris Bulletin: "Surely one of the finest things in Commerce-splendid form and huge size, lovely pleasing color that is neither lavender nor purple, nor pink, nor red. It is a medley of all these, very vigorous. $5.00.
From Sass catalog, 1937: BALDWIN (H. P. Sass, 1926)-0ne of the best of the dark blue purples. A huge Manganese violet self with an electric sheen in the falls on 40-inch well branched stems. 35c


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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-- Main.RPries - 2010-11-10
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Baldwin.JPGJPG Baldwin.JPG manage 44 K 30 Jan 2011 - 20:15 IrisP  
Baldwin.jpgjpg Baldwin.jpg manage 16 K 10 Nov 2010 - 23:35 UnknownUser Curtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
Baldwin27akp2.JPGJPG Baldwin27akp2.JPG manage 56 K 02 Jan 2013 - 22:38 KentPfeiffer Taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska on April 24, 2012
baldwin9.JPGJPG baldwin9.JPG manage 152 K 05 Jan 2022 - 23:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r19 - 06 Jan 2022, Harloiris
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