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■(TB) 'Pleated Gown'

1981, Roderick

'Pleated Gown' (Elvan Roderick, R. 1979). Seedling# Y7701. TB, 34" (86 cm). Late bloom. Standards medium yellow; falls light yellow with heavy pleating and ruffling; yellow-tipped beard. 'Mellow Yellow' X 'Mount Spokane'. Roderick 1981. High Commendation 1980 (under name); Favorite Guest Iris 1982; Honorable Mention 1983; Award of Merit 1985.

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From AIS Bulletin #241 April 1981 Introducing PLEATED GOWN-TB, 34", ML (Roderick '81). $25.00. Medium yellow standards with heavily pleated and ruffled white falls, yellow beards and hafts. Extra strong, well-branched stalks with 7 buds. Charmingly beautiful. No. Y7701: (Mellow Yellow X Mount Spokane). HC 1980. Roderick Iris Garden.


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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
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PleatedGown01.JPGJPG PleatedGown01.JPG manage 49 K 04 Dec 2014 - 03:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
PleatedGown02.JPGJPG PleatedGown02.JPG manage 75 K 08 Apr 2014 - 11:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
PleatedGown03.jpgjpg PleatedGown03.jpg manage 82 K 23 Mar 2015 - 22:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black
PleatedGown04.jpgjpg PleatedGown04.jpg manage 87 K 23 Mar 2015 - 22:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black
PleatedGown05.JPGJPG PleatedGown05.JPG manage 91 K 31 May 2015 - 20:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
PleatedGown1.jpgjpg PleatedGown1.jpg manage 32 K 25 Apr 2016 - 22:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
PleatedGown3.jpgjpg PleatedGown3.jpg manage 113 K 18 Sep 2017 - 02:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
PleatedGown5.jpgjpg PleatedGown5.jpg manage 59 K 06 Sep 2013 - 20:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Echo Iris Garden
PleatedGownAI.JPGJPG PleatedGownAI.JPG manage 47 K 06 Dec 2012 - 19:57 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Amazing Iris NZ
PleatedGownBJI.JPGJPG PleatedGownBJI.JPG manage 68 K 01 Apr 2012 - 19:58 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
pleated_gown_fl.jpgjpg pleated_gown_fl.jpg manage 42 K 12 Aug 2012 - 19:03 IrisP  
pleatedgown01.JPGJPG pleatedgown01.JPG manage 54 K 02 Dec 2014 - 04:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
pleatedgown02.jpgjpg pleatedgown02.jpg manage 52 K 22 Dec 2014 - 13:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
pleatedgown03.JPGJPG pleatedgown03.JPG manage 79 K 05 Jul 2014 - 02:38 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
pleatedgown04.JPGJPG pleatedgown04.JPG manage 69 K 05 Jul 2014 - 02:40 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
pleatedgown05.JPGJPG pleatedgown05.JPG manage 77 K 16 Apr 2014 - 03:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
pleatedgown06.JPGJPG pleatedgown06.JPG manage 700 K 20 Feb 2019 - 16:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at Royal Botanical Garden-Hamilton-Ontario-Canada
pleatedgown07.JPGJPG pleatedgown07.JPG manage 642 K 20 Feb 2019 - 16:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at Royal Botanical Garden-Hamilton-Ontario-Canada
pleatedgown3.jpgjpg pleatedgown3.jpg manage 66 K 08 Aug 2017 - 02:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriswarehouse
pleatedgown4.jpgjpg pleatedgown4.jpg manage 14 K 26 Aug 2013 - 03:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by te Sligte Gardens
pleatedgown5.jpgjpg pleatedgown5.jpg manage 36 K 04 Dec 2018 - 19:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
pleatedgownunser.jpgjpg pleatedgownunser.jpg manage 100 K 20 Dec 2021 - 16:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mike Unser at Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r34 - 20 Jan 2024, Harloiris
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