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■(TB) 'Travel On'

1969, Sexton

'Travel On' (Neva Sexton, R. 1969). Seedling# 43-1961. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Golden yellow self; heavily laced; self beard. ('Nomohr' x 'Party Dress') X ('Phoebus Apollo' x 'Rainbow Gold'). Sexton 1969. Honorable Mention 1972.

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From AIS Bulletin #193 April 1969 Introducing TRAVEL ON (Sexton '69). (Nomohr x Party Dress) X (Phoebus Apollo x Rainbow Gold) M. 36". Rich golden yellow self with large flowers of heavy substance. One of the most heavily laced flowers we have ever seen, yet the buds have no difficulty in opening. Closed standards, and semiflaring falls. Well-branched stalk with many blooms. This is my yellow seedling 43-1961-that won 8th place award at Florence 1968. $20.00. Sexton's Iris Garden.
AIS Bulletin 199(Oct. 1970), 11.


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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