■(TB) 'Russet Wings'
, R. 1945) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-S4M. 'Old Parchment'
| From Iris Test Garden Catalog, 1955: RUSSET WINGS. (J. Wills, 1946). M. A heavy substanced flaring flower of smoothly blended gold, copper and apricot, giving the effect of a glowing russet self. The standards are beautifully formed and firmly held, the falls are very flaring, delightfully ruffled at the edges. Bright in color, the flowers glow and sparkle. H. C., A.I.S., 1945. H.M., A.T.S., 1946. 38 inches. A.M., 1952. $1.00.
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.
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