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■(TB) 'Idaho Gold'

1959, Smith

'Idaho Gold' (Eva Smith, R. 1958). Seedling# 54-104. TB, 40" (102 cm), Late midseason bloom. Color Class-Y1F, Deep yellow self; deep orange-yellow beard. 'Mary Randall' x 'Thotmes III'. Smith 1959.

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Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

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From AIS Bulletin #169, April 1963. IDAHO GOLD (E. Smith 59) (Mary Randall X Thotmes III) 36 in. Fine, large, deep buff-yellow with orange-yellow beard. Nicely domed standards and flaring falls. Both standards and falls nicely ruffled. H. M. 1961. $3.50. Smith's Iris Garden.
 


Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IdahoGold11.JPGJPG IdahoGold11.JPG manage 67 K 19 Aug 2021 - 19:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
IdahoGold12BHI.JPGJPG IdahoGold12BHI.JPG manage 73 K 21 Apr 2012 - 20:04 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
IdahoGoldBHI.JPGJPG IdahoGoldBHI.JPG manage 337 K 18 Nov 2011 - 21:25 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
idahogold5.JPGJPG idahogold5.JPG manage 147 K 13 Feb 2024 - 13:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
idahogold50.JPGJPG idahogold50.JPG manage 152 K 13 Feb 2024 - 13:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r13 - 14 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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