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■(TB) 'Gold Fish'

1934, Wareham

'Gold Fish' (John Wareham, R. 1925). TB, Midseason bloom. Color code S9L. Wareham 1934.

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Gold Fish.JPGGoldfish-greenfield photo.jpgGoldfish.jpgGoldFish01.jpggoldfish01.JPGgoldfish02.JPGgoldfish03.JPGgoldfish04.JPGGoldFishIF.jpg


Awaiting original catalog description
The first pink bud, tangerine beard, tetraploid iris. Not found in pedigrees of subsequent pinks. Probably a 'Dominion' child as Wareham, along with Mrs. Taft were the first to import 'Dominion'. Wareham used 'Dominion' heavily in his breeding program.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
GoldFish01.jpgjpg GoldFish01.jpg manage 64 K 23 Nov 2014 - 04:33 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
GoldFishIF.jpgjpg GoldFishIF.jpg manage 48 K 28 Nov 2011 - 18:17 Main.Betsy881 Photo from The Iris Farm
Gold_Fish.JPGJPG Gold_Fish.JPG manage 69 K 23 Jan 2011 - 09:53 IrisP  
Goldfish-greenfield_photo.jpgjpg Goldfish-greenfield_photo.jpg manage 30 K 06 Dec 2010 - 17:59 UnknownUser Photo by Mike Greenfield
Goldfish.jpgjpg Goldfish.jpg manage 14 K 06 Dec 2010 - 17:59 UnknownUser Courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
goldfish01.JPGJPG goldfish01.JPG manage 466 K 17 May 2018 - 22:43 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
goldfish02.JPGJPG goldfish02.JPG manage 151 K 14 Jun 2020 - 11:42 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
goldfish03.JPGJPG goldfish03.JPG manage 142 K 14 Jun 2020 - 11:42 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
goldfish04.JPGJPG goldfish04.JPG manage 143 K 14 Jun 2020 - 11:42 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r20 - 10 Nov 2022, Harloiris
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