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■(TB) 'Copper Rose'

1941, Cook

'Copper Rose' (Paul Cook, R. 1941) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-R4M. fragrant. 'E. B. Williamson' x Red seedling. Longfield 1941..Honorable Mention 1942; Award of Merit 1943.

1949 Checklist citation: Bull. A.I.S. 90:3 July 1943.

Also listed in the following nursery catalogs: Fairmount 1946.

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From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1948: COPPER ROSE (P. Cook 1941) M. A smooth blending of old rose, tan, and copper enlivened by a glow of golden yellow in the center of the bloom. The standards and falls are large, broad, and well formed. H. M., A. I. S. 1942. A. M. A. 1. S. 1943. Per. R. 89 1943. 38 in. $2.50.
A deep rose pink and soft coppery blend, this iris is tops in every respect. A flower of great refinement and charm. [Douglas, Geddes (1942). More Variety Comments, 1942. American Iris Society Bulletin, 88(January 1943), 62.]


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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copperrose1.JPGJPG copperrose1.JPG manage 162 K 10 Jun 2020 - 21:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
copperrose2.JPGJPG copperrose2.JPG manage 185 K 24 Dec 2021 - 02:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
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Topic revision: r15 - 24 Dec 2021, Harloiris
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