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■(TB) 'Top Gun'

1988, Gaulter

'Top Gun' (Larry Gaulter, R. 1988). Seedling# 78-180. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards creamy pink; falls rose pink; deep orange beard. Probably from 'Claudia Rene' lines. Cooley's Gardens 1988. Honorable Mention 1990.

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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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Iris_Top_Gun.jpgjpg Iris_Top_Gun.jpg manage 89 K 26 Jun 2015 - 16:41 Main.Neira in my garden , France
Iris_Top_Gun_2.jpgjpg Iris_Top_Gun_2.jpg manage 83 K 26 Jun 2015 - 16:40 Main.Neira in my garden , France
Top-GunCT.jpgjpg Top-GunCT.jpg manage 58 K 04 Nov 2011 - 16:49 Main.Betsy881 Photo by C & T Iris Patch
TopGun02.jpgjpg TopGun02.jpg manage 45 K 14 Apr 2014 - 20:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Top_Gun.jpgjpg Top_Gun.jpg manage 81 K 26 Jun 2015 - 16:40 Main.Neira in my garden , France
topgun01.jpgjpg topgun01.jpg manage 36 K 13 Dec 2018 - 03:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
topgun09.JPGJPG topgun09.JPG manage 292 K 01 Feb 2021 - 03:40 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1994 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
topgun1.jpgjpg topgun1.jpg manage 219 K 04 Dec 2017 - 22:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
topgun2.jpgjpg topgun2.jpg manage 662 K 09 Aug 2017 - 02:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriswarehouse
topgun3.jpgjpg topgun3.jpg manage 33 K 10 Apr 2013 - 16:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
topgun4.jpgjpg topgun4.jpg manage 72 K 16 Nov 2013 - 17:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
topgun5.jpgjpg topgun5.jpg manage 191 K 11 Jan 2018 - 18:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
topgun6.jpgjpg topgun6.jpg manage 161 K 10 Feb 2020 - 21:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
topgun7.JPGJPG topgun7.JPG manage 205 K 28 Dec 2020 - 19:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
topgunSG.jpgjpg topgunSG.jpg manage 13 K 03 Dec 2011 - 19:10 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Seagate Irises-United Kingdom
topgunSG1.JPGJPG topgunSG1.JPG manage 174 K 10 Feb 2024 - 15:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Seagate Nurseries-Long Sutton Bypass-Long Sutton-United Kingdom
Topic revision: r22 - 14 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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