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■(TB) 'Cindy Ellen'

1972, Brown

'Cindy Ellen' (Opal Brown, R. 1972). Seedling# 6-5C48. TB, 40" (102 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards pale yellow center (RHS 10C) with 1/2" near white edge; falls white, hafts brushed yellow (12A), yellow laced edge; orange beard. 'Rippling Waters' X 'Grandiflora'. Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens 1972. High Commendation 1968; High Commendation 1971; Honorable Mention 1973.

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From AIS Bulletin #205 April 1972 Introducing CINDY ELLEN (0. L. Brown '72) TB. Mid. 38-40 in. Standards rounded and well held. Mid section is pale yellow, outer 1/2" near white. Semiflaring falls white with hafts brushed yellow; thick orange beards. Heavy substance, loads of lace. Branching good. HC '68 and '71 under #6-5C48. NET $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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-- EleanorHutchison - 2010-11-02
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
CindyEllen11.JPGJPG CindyEllen11.JPG manage 71 K 13 Aug 2021 - 19:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
CindyEllen12BHI.jpgjpg CindyEllen12BHI.jpg manage 58 K 15 Apr 2012 - 18:36 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Cindy_Ellen.JPGJPG Cindy_Ellen.JPG manage 74 K 31 Jan 2011 - 20:51 IrisP  
cindyellen01.jpgjpg cindyellen01.jpg manage 603 K 30 Dec 2015 - 20:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
cindyellen3.jpgjpg cindyellen3.jpg manage 31 K 30 Mar 2013 - 19:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
Topic revision: r15 - 23 Oct 2023, Harloiris
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