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■(TB) 'Sunny Shoulders'

1990, Hager

'Sunny Shoulders' (Ben Hager, R. 1989). Seedling# RE4640WhYHfts. TB, 30" (76 cm). Early to midseason bloom and re-bloom (September to frost). Warm white with prominent deep yellow hafts and nearly halfway down falls; bright yellow beard. Seedling# T4255YHfts: (('Dream Affair' x ('Ice Sculpture' x 'Liz')) x ((seedling x 'Glacier Gold') x 'Vernal Falls')) X 'Gold Burst'. Melrose Gardens 1990. Honorable Mention 1994.

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From AIS Bulletin #277 April 1990 Introducing SUNNY SHOULDERS (Hager) Pearl white, prominent deep yellow shoulders. Spring and September to frost. ((Dream Affair x (Ice Sculpture x Liz)) x ((sdlg. x Glacier Gold) x Vernal Falls)) X Gold Burst. $35.00. Melrose 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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SunnyShoulders01.jpgjpg SunnyShoulders01.jpg manage 79 K 09 Apr 2015 - 03:18 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
SunnyShoulders02.jpgjpg SunnyShoulders02.jpg manage 69 K 09 Apr 2015 - 03:20 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
SunnyShoulders03.jpgjpg SunnyShoulders03.jpg manage 68 K 19 Apr 2015 - 00:01 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
SunnyShoulders04.jpgjpg SunnyShoulders04.jpg manage 67 K 19 Apr 2015 - 00:02 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
SunnyShoulders05.jpgjpg SunnyShoulders05.jpg manage 73 K 19 Apr 2015 - 00:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by AIS Archives
SunnyShouldersAA.jpgjpg SunnyShouldersAA.jpg manage 27 K 07 Mar 2011 - 18:05 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
SunnyShouldersIF.jpgjpg SunnyShouldersIF.jpg manage 30 K 28 Nov 2011 - 23:45 Main.Betsy881 Photo from The Iris Farm
sunnyshoulders01.jpgjpg sunnyshoulders01.jpg manage 54 K 28 Jul 2014 - 15:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Matilija Nursery
sunnyshoulders02.jpgjpg sunnyshoulders02.jpg manage 67 K 09 May 2014 - 03:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Matilija Nursery
sunnyshoulders03.jpgjpg sunnyshoulders03.jpg manage 64 K 25 Apr 2014 - 12:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Matilija Nursery
sunnyshoulders04.jpgjpg sunnyshoulders04.jpg manage 63 K 06 Nov 2014 - 22:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Matilija Nursery
sunnyshoulders08.jpgjpg sunnyshoulders08.jpg manage 56 K 16 Apr 2014 - 16:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Matilija Nursery
sunnyshoulders09.jpgjpg sunnyshoulders09.jpg manage 100 K 19 Feb 2021 - 02:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
sunnyshoulders3.jpgjpg sunnyshoulders3.jpg manage 62 K 10 Sep 2013 - 18:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Matilija Nursery
sunnyshoulders4.jpgjpg sunnyshoulders4.jpg manage 61 K 19 Sep 2013 - 20:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Matilija Nursery
sunnyshoulders5.jpgjpg sunnyshoulders5.jpg manage 65 K 26 Oct 2013 - 13:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Matilija Nursery
sunnyshoulders6.jpgjpg sunnyshoulders6.jpg manage 62 K 30 Nov 2013 - 16:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Matilija Nursery
sunnyshoulders7.jpgjpg sunnyshoulders7.jpg manage 57 K 19 Dec 2013 - 17:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Matilija Nursery
sunnyshoulders8.jpgjpg sunnyshoulders8.jpg manage 54 K 07 Mar 2014 - 22:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Matilija Nursery
sunnyshoulders9.jpgjpg sunnyshoulders9.jpg manage 57 K 13 Mar 2014 - 23:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Matilija Nursery
Topic revision: r27 - 31 Oct 2022, dougchyz
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