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■(TB) 'Hi Top'

1972, Knocke

'Hi Top' (Frederick Knocke, R. 1971). Seedling# K-914. TB, 42" (107 cm), Late bloom. Tan with light lavender overlay on falls; orange-yellow beard. Seedling# K-120: ('Glamorous' x 'Denver Mint') X 'Taste Of Honey'. Knocke 1972. Franklin Cook Cup 1972; Honorable Mention 1973.

See below:
hi top fl.jpgHiTop11.JPGHiTop12BHI.JPGHITOP9.JPGHiTopBHI.JPG


From AIS Bulletin #205 April 1972 Introducing HI TOP. Sdlg. 914. TB. 44". ML $20.00. (Glamorous x Denver Mint) X Taste of Honey. Tall and vigorous. Large flower. Tan blend with lavender wash on falls. Orange-yellow beard. Frederick Knocke.


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
HITOP9.JPGJPG HITOP9.JPG manage 145 K 04 Apr 2021 - 02:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
HiTop11.JPGJPG HiTop11.JPG manage 80 K 18 Aug 2021 - 19:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
HiTop12BHI.JPGJPG HiTop12BHI.JPG manage 69 K 21 Apr 2012 - 17:27 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
HiTopBHI.JPGJPG HiTopBHI.JPG manage 95 K 18 Nov 2011 - 20:36 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
hi_top_fl.jpgjpg hi_top_fl.jpg manage 70 K 24 Jan 2012 - 05:11 IrisP  
Topic revision: r14 - 20 Oct 2023, dougchyz
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