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■(TB) 'Sun American'

2001, Fan

'Sun American' (Chun Fan, R. 2000). Seedling# F95-86-105. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Lightly ruffled sulphur yellow (RHS 6B) self, falls with faint white centerline; beards orpiment orange (25A); slight sweet fragrance. 'Acapulco Gold' X 'West Coast'. Fan 2001.

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From AIS Bulletin #321 April 2001 Introducing Sun American (Fan 2001) TB, 36", M. Lightly ruffled sulphur yellow (RHS 6B) self. Beards orpiment orange (25A). Beautifully flared falls show faint white centerline. Slight sweet fragrance. Unique coloring. Beautiful stalks bloom several at once for a real show of these horizontal beauties. (Acalpulco Gold X West Coast). $40.00. Fan's Iris Garden.


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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-- JanLauritzen - 2010-04-08
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IMG_8464.jpegjpeg IMG_8464.jpeg manage 1 MB 26 May 2023 - 23:48 Main.davepote Photo taken by David Potembski in my garden, 2023. Finksburg, MD
IMG_8466.jpegjpeg IMG_8466.jpeg manage 2 MB 26 May 2023 - 23:45 Main.davepote Photo taken by David Potembski in my garden, 2023. Finksburg, MD
SunAmerica_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg SunAmerica_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 71 K 10 Nov 2010 - 00:42 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
TbSunAmerican_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg TbSunAmerican_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 71 K 08 Apr 2010 - 05:52 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2004 Convention in Fresno, CA
Topic revision: r10 - 27 May 2023, Harloiris
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