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■(TB) 'On The Go'

1974, Plough

'On The Go' (Gordon Plough, R. 1973). Seedling# 66-45-7. TB, 29" (74 cm). Early to late bloom. Standards white, blending to hyacinth blue (40/2) plicata pattern; falls white, heavily marked haft of brown-heliotrope (636/1) and edged part-way down falls; orange beard. 'Painted Wings' X 'Jaipur'. Eden Road 1974. Honorable Mention 1977.

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On The Go.jpgOn The Go fl.jpgonthego01.jpgonthego02.jpgonthego09.JPGonthego1.jpgonthego10.jpgOnTheGo11.JPGOnTheGo12BHI.jpgonthego2.JPGonthego4.JPGonthego5.jpgonthego6.jpgonthego7.JPGonthego8.jpgOnTheGoIG.jpg
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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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
OnTheGo11.JPGJPG OnTheGo11.JPG manage 92 K 25 Aug 2021 - 19:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
OnTheGo12BHI.jpgjpg OnTheGo12BHI.jpg manage 73 K 28 Apr 2012 - 00:52 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
OnTheGoIG.jpgjpg OnTheGoIG.jpg manage 24 K 30 Nov 2011 - 00:36 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Irisgal
On_The_Go.jpgjpg On_The_Go.jpg manage 48 K 06 Jan 2010 - 20:00 MichaelGreenfield Photo by Mike Greenfield
On_The_Go_fl.jpgjpg On_The_Go_fl.jpg manage 72 K 18 Feb 2011 - 18:31 IrisP  
onthego01.jpgjpg onthego01.jpg manage 59 K 04 Sep 2014 - 21:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
onthego02.jpgjpg onthego02.jpg manage 62 K 11 Jan 2015 - 00:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
onthego09.JPGJPG onthego09.JPG manage 304 K 27 Feb 2020 - 04:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
onthego1.jpgjpg onthego1.jpg manage 39 K 03 Dec 2018 - 19:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
onthego10.jpgjpg onthego10.jpg manage 93 K 14 Jul 2021 - 02:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
onthego2.JPGJPG onthego2.JPG manage 131 K 29 May 2020 - 14:58 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1974 Eden Road Iris Garden catalogue by Terry Laurin
onthego4.JPGJPG onthego4.JPG manage 217 K 15 Jul 2023 - 01:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
onthego5.jpgjpg onthego5.jpg manage 76 K 13 Nov 2013 - 03:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
onthego6.jpgjpg onthego6.jpg manage 62 K 24 Feb 2014 - 15:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
onthego7.JPGJPG onthego7.JPG manage 53 K 24 Feb 2014 - 15:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
onthego8.jpgjpg onthego8.jpg manage 67 K 24 Feb 2014 - 15:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
Topic revision: r27 - 15 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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