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■(TB) 'Fall Primrose'

1956, Brown

'Fall Primrose' (G. Percy Brown, R. 1953). TB, 26" (66 cm), June and rebloom October. Color Class-Y1L, Primrose-yellow self, white spot at end of yellow beard; few deeper veins on Falls. 'Redwyne' X red seedling. Brown 1956.

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From Brown’s Everblooming Iris Garden catalog, 1962: Fall Primrose-$3.00 - (Autumn Twilight X Redwyne) Stalk 30 inches- 4 branches-8 buds. S. closed, F. slight flare. S. and F. Primrose Yellow- small White area at tip of beard. One of my best rebloomers. Reblooms in August regularly.
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1964: FALL PRIMROSE (Brown '56) 30". A favorite of Percy's Summer Bloomers, and a real approach to everblooming! Started blooming here on July 1 & bloomed till Nov., with heaviest bloom in Sept. At Staten Island, N.Y., it started blooming in late August. In tests so far it has re-bloomed without fail. A primrose yellow self, bright yellow hafts & beard. Sets seed, has abundant pollen. Is yielding fine new remontants. Redwyne X Autumn Twilight. Regularly $3.00; on $10 order $1.95; on 2 order $1.75.
 


Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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.


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