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■(TB) 'Saxon'

1990, Byers

'Saxon' (Monty Byers, R. 1989). Seedling# D10-115. TB, 34" (86 cm). Early to midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards creamy light yellow; falls white, narrowly edged light yellow; white beard tipped yellow orange; ruffled. 'Soap Opera' X 'Brother Carl'. Moonshine 1990.

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From AIS Bulletin #277 April 1990 Introducing SAXON-TB. Soap Opera X Brother Carl. Creamy light yellow S. and narrow borders around white F. Excellent all the way and excellent rebloom. So clean and bright! $35.00. Moonshine Gardens.


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
Saxon01.jpgjpg Saxon01.jpg manage 75 K 08 Apr 2015 - 02:20 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
SaxonN.jpgjpg SaxonN.jpg manage 23 K 23 Oct 2011 - 22:31 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
SaxonSI.JPGJPG SaxonSI.JPG manage 170 K 22 Oct 2019 - 12:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Ives.
saxon2.jpgjpg saxon2.jpg manage 64 K 15 Nov 2013 - 21:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r19 - 30 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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