See New TB Image Gallery


You are here: Iris Wiki>TbPthruT Web>TallBearded>TbPrinceOfOrange (16 Jan 2024, Harloiris)Edit Attach

■(TB) 'Prince Of Orange'

1940, Kleinsorge

'Prince Of Orange' (Rudolph E. Kleinsorge, R. 1940)TB. 30" Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y7D. 'Far West' x 'Naranja'). Synonym: Prince d'Orange. Honorable Mention 1942; Award of Merit 1946

See below:

prince-of-orange.jpgPrince of Orange fl.jpg


From Cooley's Gardens catalog for 1940: True orange in color, a clear self without markings of any kind, and it has never exhibited a single discordant fleck. A seedling of Far West and Naranja. Medium in size, very flaring in form, with flowers widely spaced along jauntily branching stems; thirty inches tall. A clump of this in the originator's garden was a solid mass of golden orange and brought much favorable comment from visiting A.I.S. members.
From Carl Salbach catalog 1943:PRINCE OF ORANGE (Kleinsorge 1940). A new variety in shades of orange. Standards salmon orange, flaring falls slightly deeper in color, especially on the upper half. Well branched 32" stems. A very bright spot in the garden. Midseason. $3.00.


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.

Please do not enter images that are not your own without owners' permission, this is against Wiki policy

"Although the Encyclopedia is free to all, it is supported by Emembership in AIS, If you would like to help sustain this reference, for $15 you can become an Emember, click here."

Interested in Tall Bearded Iris? Please visit the: Tall Bearded Iris Society website.

To Report errors do not use comment box but contact the Iris Encyclopedia Photo Manager or Iris Encyclopedia Manager Comment box is reserved for added information about the topic.

Your Observations Are Valued. Please make note of bud count, branching, purple based foliage and bloom time, etc. Because these are affected by climate, note date, year and geographic location and write these and other comments in the comment box below.


-- MikeUnser - 2009-11-15
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Prince_of_Orange_fl.jpgjpg Prince_of_Orange_fl.jpg manage 41 K 19 Feb 2011 - 07:14 IrisP  
prince-of-orange.jpgjpg prince-of-orange.jpg manage 18 K 15 Nov 2009 - 20:04 Main.mikeu Prince of Orange by Mike Unser
Topic revision: r14 - 16 Jan 2024, Harloiris
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Iris Wiki? Send feedback