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■(TB) 'Peach Float'

1973, Brown

'Peach Float' (Opal Brown, R. 1973). Seedling 8-15C14. TB, height 38" (97 cm). Late midseason to late bloom. Standards light peach shrimp (RHS 33D); falls peach shrimp (29D to 33D), trace of yellow at hafts; peach shrimp (33C) beard; ruffled. (Involved pinks x 'Chinese Coral') X 'Flaming Heart'. Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens 1973. Hign Commendation 1972 (under seedling 8-15C-14); Honorable Mention 1974.

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Photo by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Exline Iris GardenPhoto scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto by Verna Laurin -1976 AIS Convention-Simons GardenPhoto by Verna Laurin -1976 AIS Convention-Stahly GardenPhoto by Exline Iris Garden


From AIS Bulletin #209 April 1973 Introducing PEACH FLOAT (0. L. Brown '73). TB, ML. 38". Closed standards, flared falls and pleasing ruffles all done up in a lovely peachy pink color with deeper beards. The flowers appear to be floating in air. Good branching, 7 to 8 buds. HC '72 under #8-15C14. Net $25.00. Brown's Sunnyhill 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.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
PeachFloatEI.jpgjpg PeachFloatEI.jpg manage 30 K 17 Dec 2012 - 16:58 BetsyHiggins Photo by Exline Iris Garden
peachfloat01.jpegjpeg peachfloat01.jpeg manage 69 K 05 Sep 2014 - 02:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
peachfloat02jb.jpgjpg peachfloat02jb.jpg manage 36 K 04 Sep 2016 - 20:39 Main.Harloiris Photo by Exline Iris Garden
peachfloat03.JPGJPG peachfloat03.JPG manage 79 K 04 Jul 2014 - 15:50 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
peachfloat9.JPGJPG peachfloat9.JPG manage 267 K 09 Mar 2023 - 14:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin -1976 AIS Convention-Simons Garden
peachfloat90.JPGJPG peachfloat90.JPG manage 161 K 09 Mar 2023 - 15:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin -1976 AIS Convention-Stahly Garden
Topic revision: r23 - 13 Oct 2023, Harloiris
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