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■(TB) 'Full Tide'

1972, Brown

'Full Tide' (Opal Brown, R. 1972). Seedling# 9-14E16. TB, 38" (97 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards wisteria blue (RHS 93D); falls blue (92A); light yellow beard brushed blue; ruffled. 'Babbling Brook' X seedling# 3-12C1: (('Lipstick' x 'Country Cuzzin') x 'Bright Cloud'). Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens 1972.

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From AIS Bulletin #205 April 1972 Introducing FULL TIDE (O.L. Brown '72) TB. Mid. 38-40 in. Large, beautifully ruffled and fluted Wisteria blue with soft blue beards. Excellent branching and bud count. HC '70 under #9-14E16. NET $25.00. Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens.
FULL TIDE (Opal Brown) was Dykes Medal quality and didn't make it. This tall, show-stalked light blue has a hairline edge of silver mixed in the heavy ruffling. Very vigorous. [Perry Dyer, “A Tall bearded Collection for the Beginner”, The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 237 (April 1980): 35.]


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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Full-TideNN.jpgjpg Full-TideNN.jpg manage 32 K 06 Nov 2011 - 23:18 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
FullTide01.jpgjpg FullTide01.jpg manage 137 K 27 Feb 2017 - 23:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
FullTide061105.jpgjpg FullTide061105.jpg manage 23 K 14 Nov 2010 - 05:48 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
FullTide1.jpgjpg FullTide1.jpg manage 64 K 25 Sep 2012 - 02:46 Main.davepote Taken in my garden, Reston, VA Zone 6B in 2012.
FullTide11.jpgjpg FullTide11.jpg manage 51 K 18 Oct 2013 - 21:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
FullTide2.jpgjpg FullTide2.jpg manage 128 K 16 Sep 2017 - 03:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
FullTide3.jpgjpg FullTide3.jpg manage 167 K 29 Apr 2021 - 21:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
FullTide4.jpgjpg FullTide4.jpg manage 562 K 19 Jan 2017 - 15:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
Full_Tide.jpgjpg Full_Tide.jpg manage 100 K 21 Sep 2014 - 00:14 Main.georgebacon Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
Full_Tide1.jpgjpg Full_Tide1.jpg manage 107 K 18 Feb 2021 - 02:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
Full_Tide2.jpgjpg Full_Tide2.jpg manage 82 K 18 Feb 2021 - 02:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
Full_Tide2_2010_BrindaMandella.jpgjpg Full_Tide2_2010_BrindaMandella.jpg manage 52 K 02 Jul 2010 - 19:18 BrindaMandella photo by Brinda Mandella
Full_Tide_2010_BrindaMandella.jpgjpg Full_Tide_2010_BrindaMandella.jpg manage 52 K 02 Jul 2010 - 19:18 BrindaMandella photo by Brinda Mandella
Fulltide.jpgjpg Fulltide.jpg manage 40 K 15 Feb 2011 - 05:38 IrisP  
full01.jpgjpg full01.jpg manage 74 K 09 Jun 2015 - 02:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
fulltide01.JPGJPG fulltide01.JPG manage 83 K 06 Nov 2014 - 04:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kathryn Mohr
fulltide02.jpgjpg fulltide02.jpg manage 51 K 21 Dec 2014 - 15:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
fulltide04.jpgjpg fulltide04.jpg manage 152 K 18 Mar 2017 - 14:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
fulltide09.jpgjpg fulltide09.jpg manage 60 K 12 Jul 2013 - 16:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
fulltide10.jpgjpg fulltide10.jpg manage 20 K 25 Aug 2013 - 20:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by te Sligte Gardens
fulltide3.jpgjpg fulltide3.jpg manage 34 K 29 Nov 2018 - 03:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
fulltide4.jpgjpg fulltide4.jpg manage 36 K 28 Nov 2018 - 19:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
fulltide5.jpgjpg fulltide5.jpg manage 62 K 22 Jan 2010 - 00:10 Main.htb ©2001 Laurie Frazer
fulltide9.JPGJPG fulltide9.JPG manage 316 K 25 Jan 2021 - 03:29 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1994 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
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Topic revision: r36 - 29 Apr 2021, TLaurin
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