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■(TB) 'Platinum'

1994, Byers by Dickey

'Platinum' (Monty Byers by Phyllis Dickey, R. 1994). Seedling# G39-106. TB, height 30" (76 cm). Early bloom and rebloom. Silver white, silvery fall veining; beards white, yellow in throat. 'Eternal Bliss' X 'Pacific Tide'. Misty Hill 1994.

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From AIS Bulletin #293 April 1994 Introducing PLATINUM (M. Byers by Dickey '94) Tall bearded, 30", early, RE (G39-106) (Eternal Bliss x Pacific Tide). Silver white self with silver veining on falls; white beards, yellow in the throat. This incredible white continues the tradition of outstanding reblooming whites that Monty had introduced. Once you see this flower you will understand why it has earned its precious metal name. $35.00. Misty Hill Farm.


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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-- MarilynCampbell - 2010-03-03
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Platinum-RS.jpgjpg Platinum-RS.jpg manage 16 K 16 Sep 2012 - 17:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Platinum01.jpegjpeg Platinum01.jpeg manage 53 K 05 Sep 2014 - 20:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
Platinum3.jpgjpg Platinum3.jpg manage 35 K 10 May 2013 - 13:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Comanche Acres Iris Gardens
PlatinumNN.jpgjpg PlatinumNN.jpg manage 20 K 09 Nov 2011 - 19:17 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
platinum1.jpgjpg platinum1.jpg manage 140 K 30 Aug 2019 - 03:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
platinum2.jpgjpg platinum2.jpg manage 134 K 01 Sep 2019 - 02:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
platinum3.jpgjpg platinum3.jpg manage 171 K 01 Sep 2019 - 02:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
platinum4.jpgjpg platinum4.jpg manage 108 K 07 Sep 2019 - 02:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
platinum5.jpgjpg platinum5.jpg manage 136 K 07 Sep 2019 - 02:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
platinum8.JPGJPG platinum8.JPG manage 138 K 27 Nov 2021 - 14:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
platinum9.JPGJPG platinum9.JPG manage 123 K 26 May 2020 - 19:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r19 - 28 Nov 2021, Harloiris
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