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■(TB) 'Melted Butter'

1994, Fan

'Melted Butter' (Chun Fan, R. 1992). Seedling# F-19-86. TB, 39" (99 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards white infused butter yellow on midrib; falls white, butter yellow spray extending halfway down, yellow pleated edge; beards bright orange yellow (RHS 17A), 1/2" melted butter tip; slight sweet fragrance. 'Cup Race' X 'Coral Beauty'. Fan's Iris 1994. Honorable Mention 1996, Award of Merit 1999.

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From AIS Bulletin #293 April 1994 Introducing MELTED BUTTER Sdlg. F86-19, TB, 39" (99cm), M-ML. S. white infused butter yellow on midrib; F. white with spray of butter yellow extending halfway down, yellow pleated edge; bright orange yellow (RHS 17A) beard, 1/2" melted butter tip. Cup Race X Coral Beauty. HC 1991. $40 plus $3 postage & handling. Chun Fan.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Melted-ButterNN.jpgjpg Melted-ButterNN.jpg manage 27 K 09 Nov 2011 - 00:12 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
MeltedButter.jpgjpg MeltedButter.jpg manage 64 K 10 Feb 2011 - 12:55 Main.avmoran  
MeltedButter02.jpgjpg MeltedButter02.jpg manage 58 K 31 Mar 2014 - 03:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
MeltedButter03.jpgjpg MeltedButter03.jpg manage 54 K 31 Mar 2014 - 03:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
MeltedButter04.jpgjpg MeltedButter04.jpg manage 48 K 31 Mar 2014 - 03:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
MeltedButter05.jpgjpg MeltedButter05.jpg manage 53 K 31 Mar 2014 - 03:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
MeltedButter06.jpgjpg MeltedButter06.jpg manage 53 K 31 Mar 2014 - 03:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
MeltedButter7.jpgjpg MeltedButter7.jpg manage 55 K 06 Sep 2013 - 16:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Echo Iris Garden
MeltedButter9.jpgjpg MeltedButter9.jpg manage 42 K 13 Jan 2023 - 19:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Trails End Iris Gardens
MeltedButter_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg MeltedButter_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 69 K 06 Nov 2010 - 22:05 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
Melted_Butter.jpgjpg Melted_Butter.jpg manage 45 K 05 Jan 2010 - 18:52 MichaelGreenfield Photo by Mike Greenfield
meltedbut02.JPGJPG meltedbut02.JPG manage 100 K 03 Jul 2014 - 01:51 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
meltedbutter01.jpgjpg meltedbutter01.jpg manage 44 K 01 Sep 2015 - 21:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Wild Iris Rows
meltedbutter02.jpgjpg meltedbutter02.jpg manage 137 K 19 Mar 2017 - 14:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
meltedbutter04.jpgjpg meltedbutter04.jpg manage 37 K 03 Dec 2018 - 04:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
meltedbutter05.jpgjpg meltedbutter05.jpg manage 30 K 03 Dec 2018 - 04:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
meltedbutter1.jpgjpg meltedbutter1.jpg manage 60 K 07 Feb 2019 - 19:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mooiplaas Iris & Dayliles-South Africa.
meltedbutter2.jpgjpg meltedbutter2.jpg manage 44 K 07 Feb 2019 - 19:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mooiplaas Iris & Dayliles-South Africa.
meltedbutter3.jpgjpg meltedbutter3.jpg manage 47 K 07 Feb 2019 - 19:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mooiplaas Iris & Dayliles-South Africa.
meltedbutter4.jpgjpg meltedbutter4.jpg manage 32 K 07 May 2013 - 21:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Comanche Acres Iris Gardens
meltedbutter6.jpgjpg meltedbutter6.jpg manage 40 K 05 Apr 2013 - 19:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
Topic revision: r29 - 13 Jan 2023, TLaurin
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