, R. 1968). Seedling# P108-2. TB, 32" (81 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards bright gold, tinged yellow; falls blend of plum-blue and garnet. 'Apropos'
X unknown. Melrose 1969. High Commendation 1968; Honorable Mention 1970.
| From AIS Bulletin #193 April 1969 Introducing TAMBOURINE (Sanford Babson). TB. 34". (Apropos X ?) One of the most talked of irises seen at the 1968 convention. Amber gold standards, blended mulberry; cordovan and blue falls, all extremely wide and ruffled. Going fast. NET $25.00. Melrose Gardens.
| NOTE: Tambourine was first introduced in 1955 as Sdlg. C44-1,color Y4P; (Snow Flurry x Mexico). In 1968 the name was released and assigned to Tambourine, Sdlg. P108-2, color code Y4RV; (Apropos x unknown). AIS Bulletins #141 (Apr 1956); pg. 108, and #192 (Jan 1969); pg. 47.
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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