■(TB) 'Tequila Sunrise'
, R. 1977). Seedling# J-74-108-4. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards yellow-orange (RHS 14B); falls deep violet (84A),edged tan (165B);yellow beard; laced. 'Amigo's Guitar'
X Gaulter seedling# 68-593: ('Laurie'
x 'San Leandro'
. Cottage Gardens 1978. Honorable Mention 1980.
| TEQUILA SUNRISE (James McWhirter, 1978). TB, M, 38”. An exciting new iris from a cross that was hard to select the best seedling. A strong plant; 9 buds with standards yellow-orange, ruffled and held well topping falls of deep violet The falls are rimmed with a tan border which has LACE!! The beards are yellow. Look for TEQUILA SUNRISE featured in color in the AIS Winter Bulletin1978. SDLG. # J74-108-4 ((AMIGO'S GUITAR X Gaulter SDLG. # 68-593(LAURIE X SAN LEANDRO )). HC ’77……NET $25.00 [Cottage Gardens, Iris, 1978]
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| 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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