■(TB) 'Pleated Gown'
, 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 1982; Honorable Mention 1983; Award of Merit 1985.
| 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
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| 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.
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Here
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