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■(TB) 'Happy Bride'

1973, Sexton

'Happy Bride' (Neva Sexton R. 1973). Seedling# 14-64. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Lightly laced and fluted white self; deep lemon yellow beard. ('Moon River' x 'Chinese Coral') X ('Queen's Lace' x 'June's Sister'). Sexton 1973. Honorable Mention 1974.

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From AIS Bulletin #209 April 1973 Introducing HAPPY BRIDE (Sexton '73). (Moon River x Chinese Coral x Queen's Lace x June's Sister) M. 36". A frilled, fluted, and daintily laced beauty of elegant form with very broad petals. A white self, with a deep lemon yellow beard. Well-branched stalks with nine to twelve blooms per stalk. Happy Bride is a white New Moon with lots of lace. NET $25.00. Sexton's Iris Garden.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
HappyBride11.JPGJPG HappyBride11.JPG manage 62 K 18 Aug 2021 - 15:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
HappyBride12BHI.JPGJPG HappyBride12BHI.JPG manage 72 K 21 Apr 2012 - 15:04 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
HappyBride2BHI15.JPGJPG HappyBride2BHI15.JPG manage 111 K 20 Dec 2015 - 21:55 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
happybride01.JPGJPG happybride01.JPG manage 808 K 19 Dec 2016 - 14:29 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
happybride02.JPGJPG happybride02.JPG manage 717 K 19 Dec 2016 - 14:31 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
Topic revision: r19 - 06 Oct 2023, dougchyz
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