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■(TB) 'Lemon Punch'

1979, Gatty

'Lemon Punch' (Joseph Gatty, R. 1978). Seedling# F27-1. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards yellow (M&P 9-I-1) edge, slightly paler (9-E-1) blade, darker (9-K-1) claw; falls yellow (9-K-1) hafts and edges, paling to 9-I-1 in center; chrome yellow beard. 'Lemon Mist' X 'White Lightning'. Keppel 1979. High Commendation 1979; Honorable Mention 1981.

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From AIS Bulletin #232 Winter 1979 Introducing LEMON PUNCH (Gatty '79). EM, 34". Broad-falled bright and clean lemon with slightly paler center on both standards and falls. Excellent garden value. (Lemon Mist X White Lightning). HC '78. #F27-1. $30.00. Keith Keppel.


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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lemonpunch01.jpgjpg lemonpunch01.jpg manage 90 K 11 Jun 2014 - 02:35 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
lemonpunch01edt.jpgjpg lemonpunch01edt.jpg manage 26 K 27 Jun 2017 - 17:45 Main.Harloiris Detail of Rosalie Figge photo
lemonpunch1.jpgjpg lemonpunch1.jpg manage 435 K 03 Mar 2019 - 03:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at McMillen's Iris Garden-Norwich-Ontario-Canada
lemonpunch5.JPGJPG lemonpunch5.JPG manage 104 K 20 Apr 2020 - 14:28 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1990 Roris Gardens catalog by Terry Laurin
lemonpunch9.JPGJPG lemonpunch9.JPG manage 189 K 04 Apr 2023 - 01:45 Main.TLaurin Photo taken at 1979 AIS Huntsville Convention by Verna Laurin at the VanValkenburg Garden
Topic revision: r14 - 04 Apr 2023, Harloiris
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