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■(TB) 'Reason To Smile'

2021, Burseen

'Reason To Smile' (Tom Burseen, R. 2020) Seedling 17-598A. TB, 36" (91 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards and style arms cream blended lemon-yellow (RHS 13B); falls cream, heavy lemon-yellow (RHS 13A) wash, heavy saffron yellow (RHS 21A) washed shoulders; beards saffron yellow in throat and middle, ends white, big; ruffled; pronounced spicy fragrance. Seedling 15-79: ('Umakemecry' x 'Brin da Camera') X 'Sun for Sure'. Burseen 2021.

Note: as per Mark Hamel, color variations in his photos due to lighting.

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Awaiting original catalog description


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
REASONTOSMILE2.jpgjpg REASONTOSMILE2.jpg manage 220 K 01 Jan 2022 - 20:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
reasontosmile5.jpgjpg reasontosmile5.jpg manage 197 K 06 Apr 2023 - 14:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mark Hamel
reasontosmile50.jpgjpg reasontosmile50.jpg manage 181 K 06 Apr 2023 - 14:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mark Hamel
reasontosmile51.jpgjpg reasontosmile51.jpg manage 164 K 10 Apr 2023 - 22:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mark Hamel
reasontosmile52.jpgjpg reasontosmile52.jpg manage 159 K 10 Apr 2023 - 22:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mark Hamel
reasontosmile53.jpgjpg reasontosmile53.jpg manage 274 K 10 Apr 2023 - 22:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mark Hamel
reasontosmile54.jpgjpg reasontosmile54.jpg manage 191 K 10 Apr 2023 - 22:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mark Hamel
reasontosmile55.jpgjpg reasontosmile55.jpg manage 184 K 10 Apr 2023 - 22:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mark Hamel
reasontosmile7.JPGJPG reasontosmile7.JPG manage 102 K 17 Mar 2024 - 02:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Gardens
reasontosmile9.jpgjpg reasontosmile9.jpg manage 123 K 05 Jun 2021 - 19:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-Take at The Lab-Tom Burseen's Iris Garden
reasontosmile91.jpgjpg reasontosmile91.jpg manage 144 K 05 Jun 2021 - 19:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-Take at The Lab-Tom Burseen's Iris Garden
Topic revision: r9 - 17 Mar 2024, TLaurin
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