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■(TB) 'O My Goodness'

1973, Zurbrigg

'O My Goodness' (Lloyd Zurbrigg, R. 1970) Seedling# 68-6-0-0. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early bloom. Standards buff-yellow with imbricata flush of violet; falls buff-yellow with violet stripes; gold haft; yellow beard. 'Avis' X 'Da Capo'. Avonbank 1973. Honorable Mention 1974; Favorite Guest 1974.

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From AIS Bulletin #209 April 1973 Introducing O My GOODNESS-This iris puts an exclamation point in your planting. Standards a buff-toned yellow, with the imbricata flush of violet at the base. Falls are buff-toned yellow with violet stripes, broad, not narrow. Falls are highly ruffled, with a bright gold edge and haft. 1973 winner of the Adelaide Bowl for the best seedling in Region 4 Trial Gardens. Not remontant; it gives remontants of highest quality. Fertile both ways and fearlessly hardy. Seedling 68-6-0-0- (Avis X De Capo). 36". E. $20.00. Avonbank 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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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OMyGoodness02.JPGJPG OMyGoodness02.JPG manage 53 K 02 Dec 2014 - 20:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
OMyGoodness12BHI.jpgjpg OMyGoodness12BHI.jpg manage 83 K 27 Apr 2012 - 21:58 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
omygoodness02.jpgjpg omygoodness02.jpg manage 84 K 13 Jun 2014 - 21:44 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
omygoodness1.JPGJPG omygoodness1.JPG manage 1 MB 27 Dec 2016 - 14:48 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
omygoodness2.JPGJPG omygoodness2.JPG manage 1 MB 27 Dec 2016 - 14:50 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
Topic revision: r22 - 08 Oct 2023, DougChyz
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