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■(TB) 'Golden Alps'

1955, Brummitt

'Golden Alps' (Leonard Brummitt, R. 1952). TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y3, Bitone, creamy white and deep yellow. Selected for Wisley Trials 1952, under name Excelsior which was not available. 'Admiration' x seedling. Tell 1955. British Dykes Medal 1957.

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Introductory description from Tell's Iris catalog for 1955:

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1956: GOLDEN ALPS (Brummitt I 955) ML. 36 in. (Admiration x ?). A cream and yellow bicolor quite similar to Mystic Melody but with larger, brighter and more broadly petaled flowers. Fine. 12.00.


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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Golden Alps.jpegjpeg Golden Alps.jpeg manage 132 K 13 Sep 2023 - 17:40 UnknownUser Scanned by David Potembski from Tell's Iris catalog for 1955, p. 7.
Golden_Alps.JPGJPG Golden_Alps.JPG manage 71 K 15 Feb 2011 - 13:11 IrisP  
goldenalps.jpgjpg goldenalps.jpg manage 59 K 21 Jan 2011 - 13:17 Main.avmoran  
goldenalps02.jpgjpg goldenalps02.jpg manage 93 K 06 Jun 2014 - 03:24 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
Topic revision: r14 - 14 Sep 2023, Harloiris
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