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■(TB) 'Maiden'

1988, Byers

'Maiden' (Monty Byers, R. 1987). Seedling# C54-101. TB, height 35" (89 cm), Early midseason to midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards peach pink; falls pinkish apricot orange; tangerine orange beard; heavily ruffled. 'Orange Wonder' X Hager horned pink seedling: ('Moon Mistress' x Meek horned seedling). Moonshine Gardens 1988.

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From AIS Bulletin #269 April 1988 Introducing MAIDEN (TB) 35", EM. Orange wonder X Hager horned pink from Moon Mistress. S. peach pink; F. pinkish apricot-orange; tangerine orange beards. Gorgeous flowers of faultless form on show stalks. A very reliable rebloomer here but starts rather late towards the end of October or in early November. $30.00. Moonshine 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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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Maiden01.jpgjpg Maiden01.jpg manage 50 K 07 Apr 2015 - 14:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by John Weiler
Maiden02.jpgjpg Maiden02.jpg manage 70 K 07 Apr 2015 - 14:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by John Weiler
Maiden03.jpgjpg Maiden03.jpg manage 63 K 07 Apr 2015 - 14:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by John Weiler
Maiden04.jpgjpg Maiden04.jpg manage 60 K 07 Apr 2015 - 14:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by John Weiler
MaidenNN.jpgjpg MaidenNN.jpg manage 32 K 08 Nov 2011 - 23:49 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
Maiden_1987_TB.jpgjpg Maiden_1987_TB.jpg manage 67 K 07 Dec 2011 - 02:36 Main.af.83 Photo IRIS EN PROVENCE - France
Maiden_fl.jpgjpg Maiden_fl.jpg manage 39 K 03 Apr 2011 - 06:13 IrisP  
maiden9.JPGJPG maiden9.JPG manage 242 K 11 Nov 2020 - 03:29 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1993 Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden catalogue by Terry Laurin
maidenriley.jpgjpg maidenriley.jpg manage 175 K 19 Nov 2021 - 16:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Nov. 2021
maidenriley1.jpgjpg maidenriley1.jpg manage 167 K 19 Nov 2021 - 16:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Nov. 2021
maidenriley10.JPGJPG maidenriley10.JPG manage 214 K 22 Nov 2021 - 03:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Nov. 2021
maidenriley11.JPGJPG maidenriley11.JPG manage 242 K 22 Nov 2021 - 14:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Nov. 2021
maidenriley12.JPGJPG maidenriley12.JPG manage 233 K 27 Nov 2021 - 14:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Nov. 2021
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