■(TB) 'Green Quest'
, 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
| 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
| 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.
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