See Show Calender


You are here: Iris Wiki>TbKthruO Web>TbMeghan (16 Nov 2023, Harloiris)Edit Attach

■(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.

See below: * * References



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


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

Please do not enter images that are not your own without owners' permission, this is against Wiki policy

"Although the Encyclopedia is free to all, it is supported by Emembership in AIS, If you would like to help sustain this reference, for $15 you can become an Emember, click here."

Interested in Tall Bearded Iris? Please visit the: Tall Bearded Iris Society website.

To Report errors do not use comment box but contact the Iris Encyclopedia Photo Manager or Iris Encyclopedia Manager Comment box is reserved for added information about the topic.

Your Observations Are Valued. Please make note of bud count, branching, purple based foliage and bloom time, etc. Because these are affected by climate, note date, year and geographic location and write these and other comments in the comment box below.



-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
meghan01.jpgjpg meghan01.jpg manage 121 K 31 Mar 2016 - 03:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
Topic revision: r7 - 16 Nov 2023, Harloiris
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Iris Wiki? Send feedback