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■(TB) 'Salmon Dream'

1970, Rudolph

'Salmon Dream' (Nate Rudolph, R. 1970). Seedling# 67-70. TB, 28-30" (71-76 cm), Late bloom. Standards light salmon pink (RHS 27A) with deeper (24D) edge; falls light salmon pink (24D) with deeper haft; deeper salmon pink beard; ruffled. Seedling# 64-39: (seedling# 62-63 x 'Chinese Coral') X seedling# 65-55: (seedling# 62-41 x 'White Taffeta'). Rudolph 1970. High Commendation 1969; Honorable Mention 1972.

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Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto by HIPS ArchivesFrom Schreiner


From AIS Bulletin #197 April 1970 Introducing SALMON DREAM (Rudolph '70) $30.00. No. 67-70 (64-39 X 65-55: (62-63 X Chinese Coral: (62-41 X White Taffeta: (Dancing Bride X Sib). Late 28-30". A delicate clear shade of salmon pink. Standards RHS 271A; edge of falls RHS 24/D blending lighter toward the center. Standards nicely ruffled and domed. Ruffled wide semiflaring falls complemented by a deeper salmon pink beard. This is the forerunner of a new tint in pink colored irises with banded edges. Substance is good; branching and plant habits are excellent. Fertile both ways. HC 1969. Lakelawn Gardens.
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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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SalmonDream_Sch79.jpgjpg SalmonDream_Sch79.jpg manage 153 K 03 Feb 2014 - 23:08 DavidPotembski From Schreiner's Iris Catalog 1979, p. 33.
sailorsdream02.JPGJPG sailorsdream02.JPG manage 76 K 07 Jul 2014 - 14:05 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
salmondream1.jpgjpg salmondream1.jpg manage 132 K 21 Apr 2016 - 20:43 TerryLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
Topic revision: r16 - 12 Nov 2023, Harloiris
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