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■(TB) 'Bold Accent'

1978, Brown

'Bold Accent' (Opal Brown, R. 1978). Seedling# 73-2B3. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards yellow; falls purple, edged brown; brown beard; ruffled. Seedling# 8-4C20: (involving parentage including 'Extravaganza', 'Marquita', 'Cloudcap', 'Picture Bouquet' and 'Pipes Of Pan') X 'Autumn Hills'. Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens 1978. Honorable Mention 1981.

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From AIS Bulletin #229, Spring 1978 Introducing BOLD ACCENT (O. Brown '78). TB, 36", M. One of the brightest bicolors produced in this garden. Closed standards of bright gold: flaring ruffled falls of rich purple. Brownish beards. Sdlg. #73-2B3. Involved parentage of bicolors and Pipes of Pan X Autumn Hills. $25.00. Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BoldAccent01.JPGJPG BoldAccent01.JPG manage 85 K 12 Aug 2021 - 00:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
BoldAccent02.JPGJPG BoldAccent02.JPG manage 61 K 10 Dec 2014 - 16:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
BoldAccentBHI.jpgjpg BoldAccentBHI.jpg manage 86 K 17 Nov 2011 - 15:34 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
BoldAccentBJ.jpgjpg BoldAccentBJ.jpg manage 80 K 29 Jan 2012 - 20:34 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
boldaccent1.jpgjpg boldaccent1.jpg manage 39 K 26 Nov 2018 - 03:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
boldaccent2.jpgjpg boldaccent2.jpg manage 73 K 10 Jul 2021 - 22:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
rsz_boldaccent-jb.jpgjpg rsz_boldaccent-jb.jpg manage 71 K 29 Dec 2012 - 14:42 Main.Harloiris photo by Sharon Hall
Topic revision: r21 - 01 Feb 2023, Harloiris
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