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■(TB) 'Bronzette Star'

1992, Kegerise,

'Bronzette Star' (Evelyn Kegerise, R. 1990). Seedling# 83-401-1. TB, 36-38" (91-97 cm), Midseason bloom. Ruffled bright rusty brown, soft violet blaze on falls aging golden; beards orange gold; slight spicy fragrance. 'Lady Friend' X 'Steady Pace'. Evelyn Kegerise 1992. Honorable Mention 1994; Award of Merit 1996.

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From AIS Bulletin #285 April 1992 Introducing BRONZETTE STAR-TB 36-38" M-L. Blooming nicely at the Omaha Convention, this ruffled, brightly colored rusty brown beauty was not to be overlooked. The stalks are well branched, bearing 7 to 9 nicely formed blooms, opening 3 or more at one time. Mature flowers exhibit a bright golden-orange blaze on the falls surrounding orange-gold beards, adding brilliance to the blooms. Weather resistant. Good plant vigor. Sdlg. 83-401-1: (Lady Friend X Steady Pace). 30 votes for HC '90, EC '91. $30.00. Evelyn Kegerise.


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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-- MichaelGreenfield - 2009-12-26
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BronzetteStar5.jpgjpg BronzetteStar5.jpg manage 42 K 16 Jul 2013 - 20:20 UnknownUser Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
BronzetteStar6.JPGJPG BronzetteStar6.JPG manage 67 K 21 Mar 2014 - 01:29 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
BronzetteStar7.JPGJPG BronzetteStar7.JPG manage 72 K 21 Mar 2014 - 01:30 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
BronzetteStarBJ.JPGJPG BronzetteStarBJ.JPG manage 79 K 31 Jan 2012 - 00:53 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
BronzetteStar_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg BronzetteStar_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 69 K 29 Oct 2010 - 17:52 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
Bronzette_Star_w.jpgjpg Bronzette_Star_w.jpg manage 31 K 26 Dec 2009 - 03:38 MichaelGreenfield  
P1370362-X2_bronzette_star.jpgjpg P1370362-X2_bronzette_star.jpg manage 294 K 17 Feb 2016 - 06:22 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
bronze01.jpgjpg bronze01.jpg manage 70 K 15 Jun 2015 - 19:10 UnknownUser Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
bronze02.jpgjpg bronze02.jpg manage 119 K 27 Nov 2015 - 19:46 UnknownUser Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
bronzettestar01.jpgjpg bronzettestar01.jpg manage 208 K 16 Mar 2017 - 19:10 UnknownUser Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
bronzettestar02.JPGJPG bronzettestar02.JPG manage 84 K 25 Jun 2014 - 01:43 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
bronzettestar1.jpgjpg bronzettestar1.jpg manage 124 K 18 Jun 2019 - 21:46 UnknownUser Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
bronzettestar2.jpgjpg bronzettestar2.jpg manage 150 K 02 Jun 2020 - 11:39 UnknownUser Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
bronzettestar20.JPGJPG bronzettestar20.JPG manage 194 K 03 Jul 2023 - 01:36 UnknownUser Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
bronzettestar21.JPGJPG bronzettestar21.JPG manage 295 K 03 Jul 2023 - 01:36 UnknownUser Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r26 - 03 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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