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■(TB) 'Taholah'

1956, Gibson

'Taholah' (James Gibson, R. 1953) TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Cream ground stippled burnt umber. Seedling# 145A x 'Firecracker'. Tell 1956. Honorable Mention 1956; Judges' Choice 1956, 1957; Award of Merit 1958.

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IMG 7634.jpgIMG 7636.jpgtahola9.JPGTaholah TB 1958 Eden Road.pngTaholah-2014-3.JPGTaholah-2014-4.JPGTaholah.jpgTaholah02.jpgTaholah fl.jpg


From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: TAHOLAH (Gibson '56) ML-36". A big ruffled novelty, long period of bloom. A stunning yellow-cream plicata. Standards heavily shaded cinnamon-red: falls brushed with same. Vigorous performer of superb form and color. Wonderful producer of quality. Indian name means "Village by the Sea." JC'57, AM'58. Sdlg. X Firecracker. Regularly $3.00; on $10 order $2.20; on $25 order $1.70; 3 for $4.85.


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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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-03-24
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMG_7634.jpgjpg IMG_7634.jpg manage 363 K 21 Dec 2018 - 14:32 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski, Presby 2016
IMG_7636.jpgjpg IMG_7636.jpg manage 457 K 21 Dec 2018 - 14:33 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski, Presby 2016
Taholah TB 1958 Eden Road.pngpng Taholah TB 1958 Eden Road.png manage 760 K 07 Feb 2024 - 16:39 EdenSprings Image from 1958 Eden Road catalog
Taholah-2014-3.JPGJPG Taholah-2014-3.JPG manage 67 K 29 Mar 2015 - 12:38 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
Taholah-2014-4.JPGJPG Taholah-2014-4.JPG manage 49 K 29 Mar 2015 - 12:38 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
Taholah.jpgjpg Taholah.jpg manage 337 K 26 Sep 2021 - 03:42 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski taken in my garden 2021, Finksburg, MD
Taholah02.jpgjpg Taholah02.jpg manage 26 K 10 May 2014 - 12:48 Main.TLaurin Photo courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
Taholah_fl.jpgjpg Taholah_fl.jpg manage 45 K 21 Feb 2011 - 19:27 IrisP  
tahola9.JPGJPG tahola9.JPG manage 356 K 19 Jan 2021 - 03:31 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1965 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r22 - 07 Feb 2024, EdenSprings
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