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■(TB) 'Lemon Lyric'

1978, Meek

'Lemon Lyric' (Duane Meek, R. 1977). Seedling# G50-1-3. TB, 34" (86 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards lemon yellow; falls cream with 3/4" lemon yellow border, heavily ruffled; lemon beard. 'Cream Taffeta' X 'Pistachio'. D. & J. Gardens 1978. Honorable Mention 1980; Award of Merit 1982.

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From AIS Bulletin #229, Spring 1978 Introducing LEMON LYRIC (Duane Meek '78). $25.00. Beautiful combination of cream and lemon yellow. Standards are lemon; falls cream with lemon border. Lemon beard. Very ruffled. Vigorous. EM, 34". Sdlg. #G50-1-3. (Cream Taffeta X Pistachio). D&J Gardens.


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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Lemon-LyricCT.jpgjpg Lemon-LyricCT.jpg manage 42 K 30 Oct 2011 - 18:59 Main.Betsy881 Photo by C & T Iris Patch
LemonLyric02.JPGJPG LemonLyric02.JPG manage 54 K 28 Mar 2014 - 22:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
LemonLyric12BHI.jpgjpg LemonLyric12BHI.jpg manage 82 K 23 Apr 2012 - 19:11 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
lemonlyric01.jpgjpg lemonlyric01.jpg manage 25 K 13 Sep 2014 - 02:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Seagate Irises-United Kingdom
lemonlyric02.JPGJPG lemonlyric02.JPG manage 844 K 27 Dec 2016 - 01:55 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
lemonlyric03.JPGJPG lemonlyric03.JPG manage 816 K 27 Dec 2016 - 01:57 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
lemonlyric1.JPGJPG lemonlyric1.JPG manage 57 K 21 Apr 2020 - 02:19 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1985 Pacific Coast Hybridizers catalogue by Terry Laurin
lemonlyric2.JPGJPG lemonlyric2.JPG manage 39 K 01 May 2020 - 13:53 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1987 Mid-America Iris Garden catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r15 - 28 Jan 2023, Harloiris
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