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■(TB) 'Early Harvest'

2014, Aitken

'Early Harvest' ( J. Terry Aitken, R. 2014) Seedling #03T25. TB, 24" (61 cm), Late midseason bloom and re-bloom. Standards red-brown blushed pink-tan; falls copper tan blending lighter at beard; beards orange. 'Cantina' X 'Earthborn'. Salmon Creek 2014.

Note: 'Early Harvest' reclassified from BB to TB in 2018 as per hybridizer.

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Awaiting original catalog description


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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2014-03-31
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
earlyharvest01.jpgjpg earlyharvest01.jpg manage 77 K 01 Apr 2014 - 14:22 UnknownUser Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
earlyharvest02.JPGJPG earlyharvest02.JPG manage 342 K 16 Dec 2017 - 16:20 UnknownUser Photo by Kate Brewitt taken at the 2017 MIS Convention
earlyharvest1.jpgjpg earlyharvest1.jpg manage 56 K 01 Apr 2016 - 22:04 UnknownUser Photo by Larry Lauer-Lauer's Flowers
earlyharvest2.JPGJPG earlyharvest2.JPG manage 308 K 29 Jun 2016 - 14:16 UnknownUser Photo by K. Brewitt-taken at 2016 AIS Convention
earlyharvest5.JPGJPG earlyharvest5.JPG manage 173 K 18 Dec 2023 - 13:56 UnknownUser Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r12 - 28 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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