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■(TB) 'Pearls And Gold'

1984, Brown

'Pearls And Gold' (Opal Brown, R. 1984) Seedling #77-lA5. TB, 28-30" (71-76 cm), Late midseason bloom. Fluted and crimped pale lavender, fading to pearly white, laced gold edge; burnt orange beard. Seedling #73-8B2: ('Baroque' x 'Saber Dance') X 'Silver Shower'. Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens 1984. Exhibition Certificate 1983.

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From AIS Bulletin #253 April 1984 Introducing PEARLS AND GOLD (0 Brown '84) TB, 28-30", ML. Fluffy flowers of pale lavender changing to pearly white with age. All petal edges are fluted and crimped with a fine gold edge, including crests. Standards are well held and falls flare nearly horizontally. Unique beards of sienna (burnt orange) lend distinction. #77-IA5: (Baroque x Saber Dance) X Silver Shower. Well received in Seattle last spring at Region 13 meeting. $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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PearlsAndGold01.jpgjpg PearlsAndGold01.jpg manage 40 K 18 Dec 2013 - 15:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-Spain
PearlsandGold01.JPGJPG PearlsandGold01.JPG manage 25 K 03 Oct 2014 - 17:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
pearls01.jpgjpg pearls01.jpg manage 94 K 18 Mar 2015 - 22:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black
pearls02.jpgjpg pearls02.jpg manage 75 K 18 Mar 2015 - 22:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black
pearlsandgold01.JPGJPG pearlsandgold01.JPG manage 71 K 26 Sep 2015 - 19:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pat Canter
pearlsandgold02.jpgjpg pearlsandgold02.jpg manage 624 K 04 Jan 2016 - 15:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
Topic revision: r18 - 12 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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