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■(TB) 'Primrose'

1925, Sturtevant

'Primrose' (Grace Sturtevant, 1925) TB, Midseason bloom, Color Class-Y4L. 'Afterglow' x 'Shekinah'.

Awarded the AIS Award of Merit for 1925 introductions published in the January 1928 AIS Bulletin, page 53, see reference below.

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From Glen Road Iris Garden catalog, 1923: PRIMROSE (Sturt. 1923) — The bright clear yellow of the petals enhanced by the yellow styles and orange heard; a flower of size and substance; 30 in. 15.00.
From Indian Spring Farms catalog, 1927: PRIMROSE (Sturtevant 1923). A beautiful self yellow of clearer, purer tone than Shekinah. The standards are amber-yellow and the falls a lighter barium-yellow, with haft and styles clear lemon-yellow. A very refined and finished flower, a shade lighter than Gold Imperial. 30 inches. $6.00 each.
The AIS Awards from 1926 and 1927 judges reports at the New York Botanical Garden were published in the January 1928 Bulletin, page 53.
Historic Iris Preservation Society link.


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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Primrose03.JPGJPG Primrose03.JPG manage 87 K 06 Jun 2015 - 21:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kathryn Mohr
Primrose04.JPGJPG Primrose04.JPG manage 57 K 06 Jun 2015 - 21:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kathryn Mohr
primrose01.JPGJPG primrose01.JPG manage 41 K 06 Nov 2014 - 16:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kathryn Mohr
primrose02.JPGJPG primrose02.JPG manage 113 K 06 Nov 2014 - 16:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kathryn Mohr
primrose1-18.jpgjpg primrose1-18.jpg manage 87 K 05 Aug 2018 - 22:56 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
primrose1-20.jpgjpg primrose1-20.jpg manage 307 K 16 Nov 2020 - 05:40 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
primrose2-16.jpgjpg primrose2-16.jpg manage 126 K 04 Sep 2016 - 03:22 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
primrose2-20.jpgjpg primrose2-20.jpg manage 301 K 16 Nov 2020 - 05:40 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
primrose3-16.jpgjpg primrose3-16.jpg manage 105 K 04 Sep 2016 - 03:22 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
primrose3-18.jpgjpg primrose3-18.jpg manage 120 K 05 Aug 2018 - 22:56 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
primrose4-18.jpgjpg primrose4-18.jpg manage 86 K 05 Aug 2018 - 22:56 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
Topic revision: r16 - 03 Jan 2024, Harloiris
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