*
  

You are here: Iris Wiki>TbPthruT Web>TbRubient (09 Nov 2021, Harloiris)Edit Attach

■(TB) 'Rubient'

1942, Whiting

'Rubient' (Mrs. C. Whiting, R. 1941). Seedling# 4061. TB. Late midseason bloom. Color Class-R9D. Strong fragrance. 'Valor' x 'Winneshiek'.

See below:
Rubient Whiting 1942.jpegrubient.JPGrubient1.JPGrubient2.JPGrubient3.JPGrubient4.JPGrubient5.JPGrubient6.JPG

References:

From Maple Valley Gardens catalog, 1942: RUBIENT (Whiting 1942) M. 36 in. This velvety pansy iris has made many friends in our garden. it is rich, dark and very distinctive. The standards are pure pansy purple, by Ridgway, and are very wide. arched and domed. The falls are widely rounded, semi-flaring and overlaid with black velvet, leaving a neat edging of the same color as the standards. The Dictionary or Color has a color sample slightly deeper than pansy purple, called Rubient. which is almost identical with the shade of this flower so we chose that for its name. We hope you will like it. We know you will like the flower whether you see it as a huge pansy or a glowing ruby set in velvet. The plants are especially vigorous with well branched bloom stalks produced freely and rapid increase in new plants. Several plants were sold and several more ordered last year. $25.00.
RUBIENT, No. 4061 from Valor x Winneshiek is a rich pansy purple that we feel will be well liked. It has black velvet falls, edged with the same deep, pansy purple of the standards. Notes from Midwest Breeders, A.I.S. Bulletin 84:54 Jan. 1942.
 


Culture

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.
FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Here


*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.


 

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Rubient Whiting 1942.jpegjpeg Rubient Whiting 1942.jpeg manage 161 K 08 Nov 2021 - 14:54 Main.davepote Screenshot from Whiting's Maple Valley catalog, 1942, page 4.
rubient.JPGJPG rubient.JPG manage 675 K 25 Jul 2018 - 01:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
rubient1.JPGJPG rubient1.JPG manage 739 K 25 Jul 2018 - 01:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
rubient2.JPGJPG rubient2.JPG manage 785 K 25 Jul 2018 - 01:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
rubient3.JPGJPG rubient3.JPG manage 647 K 25 Jul 2018 - 01:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
rubient4.JPGJPG rubient4.JPG manage 637 K 25 Jul 2018 - 01:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
rubient5.JPGJPG rubient5.JPG manage 594 K 25 Jul 2018 - 01:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
rubient6.JPGJPG rubient6.JPG manage 571 K 25 Jul 2018 - 01:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r12 - 09 Nov 2021, 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