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■(TB) 'Class Clown'

2010, Black

'Class Clown' (Paul Black, R. 2010). Seedling# M101AA. TB, 41" (104 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards bright medium gold; style arms medium gold; falls wide mahogany to amber hafts becoming darker plum bands around lower 1/2, fuchsia center wedge; beards dark old gold; slight musky fragrance. Seedling# J226A: (Hager seedling: ('Melba Hamblen' x 'Mother Earth') x 'Goldkist') X 'End Of Summer'. Mid-America 2010. Honorable Mention 2014

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2010: CLASS CLOWN (Black ‘10) TB Midseason-Late 41” (104cm). Class Clown is bright, cheery and sure to put a smile on your face. Standards and styles are bright gold. Exuberantly colored falls have mahoganyto amber hafts becoming darker plum bands along outer edges. A big fuchsia grin spreads across the centers. Plush old gold beards complete this fun ensemble. Strong growth yields show stalks with 3 branches and spur and about 8-9 buds. While it hasn’t rebloomed in Salem, the genetics are there for it to do so in warmer climates. Sdlg. M101AA: ((Melba Hamblen x Mother Earth) x Goldkist) X End of Summer. $50.00.


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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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-01-20
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
CLASS_CLOWN.jpgjpg CLASS_CLOWN.jpg manage 65 K 20 Jan 2010 - 12:32 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
ClassClown-2014-1.JPGJPG ClassClown-2014-1.JPG manage 45 K 30 Nov 2015 - 08:19 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
ClassClown-2015-2.jpgjpg ClassClown-2015-2.jpg manage 41 K 30 Nov 2015 - 08:19 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
ClassClown-2015-3.JPGJPG ClassClown-2015-3.JPG manage 42 K 30 Nov 2015 - 08:19 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
ClassClown2.jpgjpg ClassClown2.jpg manage 69 K 16 Jul 2013 - 22:14 UnknownUser Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
ClassClown5.jpgjpg ClassClown5.jpg manage 47 K 12 Jan 2023 - 20:04 UnknownUser Photo by Trails End Iris Gardens
ClassClown6.jpgjpg ClassClown6.jpg manage 36 K 28 Nov 2013 - 13:48 UnknownUser Photo by South Jersey Iris
ClassClown9.jpgjpg ClassClown9.jpg manage 175 K 20 Apr 2021 - 01:50 UnknownUser Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
class01.jpgjpg class01.jpg manage 70 K 08 May 2015 - 19:06 UnknownUser Photo by Burgard Iris Farm
classclown01.jpgjpg classclown01.jpg manage 63 K 13 Nov 2014 - 20:20 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
classclown02.jpgjpg classclown02.jpg manage 65 K 14 Dec 2014 - 15:27 UnknownUser Photo By Steve Sayers
classclown03.jpgjpg classclown03.jpg manage 62 K 08 Jan 2015 - 03:17 UnknownUser Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
classclown04.jpgjpg classclown04.jpg manage 113 K 09 Dec 2015 - 22:52 UnknownUser Photo By Steve Sayers
classclown05.jpgjpg classclown05.jpg manage 771 K 24 Dec 2015 - 13:54 UnknownUser Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
classclown06.jpgjpg classclown06.jpg manage 188 K 17 Mar 2017 - 02:50 UnknownUser Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
classclown3.JPGJPG classclown3.JPG manage 30 K 22 Jul 2013 - 02:53 UnknownUser Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
classclown5.jpgjpg classclown5.jpg manage 68 K 07 Nov 2013 - 03:22 UnknownUser Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
classclown6.jpgjpg classclown6.jpg manage 573 K 20 Dec 2019 - 20:20 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
classclown7.jpgjpg classclown7.jpg manage 196 K 16 Sep 2020 - 02:32 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
classclown8.JPGJPG classclown8.JPG manage 290 K 25 Nov 2020 - 03:52 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r34 - 22 Mar 2023, TLaurin
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