■(TB) 'Grand Teton'
, R. 1955). Seedling# 52-20. TB, 36-38" (91-96 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y3, Standards wax yellow (Ridgway), falls deeper wax yellow overlaid sulphine. Yellow seedling: (sib to 'Honor Bright') x 'Cloudcap'
. Irisnoll 1956. Honorable Mention 1957; Judges' Choice 1958.
| From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: GRAND TETON (DeForest '56) M-38". Largest yellow ever created. Flowers measure 7 to 8 inches, falls frequently 4 inches wide. Prevented from being coarse by very wide ruffled petals with excellent substance. A near self in wax yellow with a faint wash of chartreuse. Very attractive, a fine grower. JC '58; Runner-up for AM '60, '61 & '62. Sib. to Honor Bright X Cloudcap. Regularly $3.50: on $15 order 2 for $3.15; on $25 order 3 for $2.95.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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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