, R. 1960). Seedling# P-283-2. TB, 37" (94 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Color Class-Y1L, Lemon-ivory-yellow self. (('Golden Ruffles'
x ('Midwest Gem'
)) X (('Spanish Peaks'
x ('Midwest Gem'
)). Schreiner 1961.
| From Schreiner's catalog, 1963: BRIGHTSIDE (Schreiner 1961 J EM . 37". $15.00. A pale shimmering lemon yellow that is huge, frothy, ivory smooth, copiously formed and blessed with an edging of glistening lemon lace. Like a patch of moonlight in the garden. This laced iris has broad petals and fine branching. The lemon lace is more intensified at the edges and adds the sparkle of thousands of scintillating facets. HC'60. HM'62. Illustrated page 11.
| From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: BRIGHTSIDE (Schr. '61) E.M. 37 in. ((Golden Ruffles x (M. Gem x Chantilly)) x ((S. Peaks x (M. Gem x Chantilly)). A pale yellow that is large and frothy, ivory-smooth and copiously formed. An edging of lemon lace adds an entrancing sparkle. 15.00.
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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