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■(TB) 'Gold Of Ophir'

1955, Austin

'Gold Of Ophir' (Lloyd Austin, R. 1955 for 1956). Seedling# Ob-41. TB, 40" (102 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Color Class Y4. Standards deep yellow, falls bright yellow heavily washed reddish orange. Eupogocyclus hybrid X tall bearded (names lost in fire).

Also listed in AB web: 'Gold Of Ophir'.

See below:
Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek GardenPhoto by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek GardenPhoto by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek GardenPhoto by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek GardenPhoto by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek GardenPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
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Awaiting original catalog description.
 

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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2011-01-01
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
GoldOfOphir01.JPGJPG GoldOfOphir01.JPG manage 61 K 24 Nov 2014 - 04:09 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
GoldOfOphir02.JPGJPG GoldOfOphir02.JPG manage 87 K 17 Aug 2021 - 15:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
GoldOfOphirBHI.jpgjpg GoldOfOphirBHI.jpg manage 37 K 16 Nov 2011 - 21:43 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
goldofophir01.JPGJPG goldofophir01.JPG manage 663 K 17 May 2018 - 23:32 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
goldofophir02.JPGJPG goldofophir02.JPG manage 607 K 17 May 2018 - 23:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
goldofophir03.JPGJPG goldofophir03.JPG manage 551 K 17 May 2018 - 23:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
goldofophir04.JPGJPG goldofophir04.JPG manage 137 K 14 Jun 2020 - 12:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
goldofophir9.JPGJPG goldofophir9.JPG manage 83 K 15 May 2023 - 01:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
goldofophir90.JPGJPG goldofophir90.JPG manage 188 K 26 May 2024 - 01:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
goldofophir91.JPGJPG goldofophir91.JPG manage 171 K 26 May 2024 - 01:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
goldofophir92.JPGJPG goldofophir92.JPG manage 196 K 26 May 2024 - 01:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
goldofophir93.JPGJPG goldofophir93.JPG manage 233 K 26 May 2024 - 01:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
Topic revision: r17 - 26 May 2024, TerryLaurin
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