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■(TB) 'Green Quest'

1960, Brown

'Green Quest' (Rex Brown, R. 1959). Seedling# 54-352-9. TB, height 36" (91 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Greenish-yellow self; yellow beard. 'Taffy Wings' X 'Pretty Quadroon'. Brown 1960

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From AIS Bulletin #161, April 1961. Introducing GREEN QUEST (1960) (Taffy Wings x Pretty Quadroon). Widely flaring greenish chartreuse of good form, substance and branching. Very popular. $25.00. Brown's Iris Garden.
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1965: GREEN QUEST (Brown 60) ML-36". An Iris w1th personality! A beautiful, large (over 7" across) bloom of primrose-yellow with a definite green cast. Falls are ruffled & flaring, of good substance. Has fertile pollen-why not use this to help in your own "quest"? HM'62, JC'62. Taffy Wings X Pretty Quadroon. Regularly $7.50; on $10 order $5.65; on $25 order $4.85.


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.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
GreenQuest02.JPGJPG GreenQuest02.JPG manage 55 K 26 Mar 2014 - 02:34 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
GreenQuestBJ.JPGJPG GreenQuestBJ.JPG manage 5 K 12 Feb 2012 - 19:46 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
Green_Quest.JPGJPG Green_Quest.JPG manage 48 K 15 Feb 2011 - 13:49 IrisP  
Green_Quest.jpgjpg Green_Quest.jpg manage 23 K 06 Dec 2010 - 18:52 UnknownUser Courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
greenquest.JPGJPG greenquest.JPG manage 151 K 14 Mar 2022 - 14:30 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
greenquest1.JPGJPG greenquest1.JPG manage 451 K 20 Sep 2020 - 13:42 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1967 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
greenquest2.JPGJPG greenquest2.JPG manage 453 K 20 Jan 2021 - 03:14 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1965 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r16 - 14 Mar 2022, TLaurin
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