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■(TB) 'Meghan'

1970, Buckles

'Meghan' (Eugene Buckles, R. 1969) Seedling 66-6. TB, 32" (81 cm), Midseason bloom. White self with lacy gold edge on Falls. 'Full Dress' X 'Rainbow Gold'. Buckles 1970. High Commendation 1969, Exhibition Certificate 1969; Honorable Mention 1972.

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From AIS Bulletin #197 April 1970 Introducing MEGHAN Sdlg. 66-6 (Full Dress x Rainbow Gold). TB, 32", W1Y. HC '69. EC '69. Named after our grandchild. An extremely lacy iris. The stds. are white and the front of the falls is white but the back is yellow. The laciness gives the appearance of a gold edge. It has produced some beautiful seedlings. Sale Price $15.00. Buckles Iris Garden.
From Alan Harper’s Top O’ The Ridge catalog, 1971: MEGHAN (Buckles 1970) TB 32" M. FULL DRESS X RAINBOW GOLD. HC '69 Dave Niswonger, selecting for the late Gene Buckles, says this is the best of his 1970 introductions. An opulent warm white with falls bordered gold, it carries lots of lace on a fine stalk carrying plenty of buds. $20.00
 

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.

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