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■(TB) 'Zantha'

1947, Fay

'Zantha' (Orville Fay, R. 1947). Seedling# 44-12. TB 36" Color Class Y4D. Early bloom. 'Gold Medal' x seedling# 41-22. Honorable Mention 1947; Award of Merit 1952.

Note: "Zantha" is Greek for yellow.

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From Fay Gardens catalog, 1947: ZANTHA No.44-12. Gold Medal X 41-22. $15. A very large deep yellow self, clear and clean, with a deep yellow beard and no haft markings. The flowers are nicely formed; tailored and flaring. The 37-inch stem is strong and well-branched. Winter hardy. H. C. 1946
From Cooley's Gardens catalog for 1959: "A very large deep yellow self, clear and clean, with a rich yellow bead and no haft markings. Perfection in form, tailored and flaring, the 3 foot stems widely branched. This iris won the President's Cup in 1947."
Fay 44-12. Large pure deep chrome flaring flower on a tall well branched stalk and a strong plant.-Buneaux. A large clear chrome yellow, good form, deeper yellow in haft and beard. Tall stalk, well branched. Zink. “Seedling Comments,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 103 (October 1946): 93.
Blooms are exceptionally large, and the color is wonderfully bright. A reliable bloomer and very vigorous grower as well. -- MikeUnser - 09 Jul 2010

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ZANTHA01.jpgjpg ZANTHA01.jpg manage 222 K 12 Nov 2015 - 15:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by La Ferme Des Iris-France
ZanthaBHI.jpgjpg ZanthaBHI.jpg manage 43 K 24 Nov 2011 - 20:48 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
ZanthaBHI1.JPGJPG ZanthaBHI1.JPG manage 79 K 05 Sep 2021 - 22:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Zantha_Fay_1947.jpgjpg Zantha_Fay_1947.jpg manage 74 K 22 Dec 2009 - 11:40 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
Zantha_franjeulle2010.jpgjpg Zantha_franjeulle2010.jpg manage 40 K 12 Jan 2010 - 20:14 JoelleFRANJEULLE Dans mon jardin en Sologne (France)
Zanthao2.JPEGJPEG Zanthao2.JPEG manage 26 K 10 May 2014 - 01:21 Main.TLaurin Courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
zantha.jpgjpg zantha.jpg manage 22 K 20 Feb 2011 - 19:16 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
zantha01.jpgjpg zantha01.jpg manage 21 K 13 Sep 2014 - 18:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Seagate Irises-United Kingdom
zantha02.jpgjpg zantha02.jpg manage 242 K 06 Dec 2017 - 03:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
zantha03.JPGJPG zantha03.JPG manage 462 K 02 Aug 2018 - 19:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
zantha04.JPGJPG zantha04.JPG manage 696 K 02 Aug 2018 - 19:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
zantha05.JPGJPG zantha05.JPG manage 581 K 02 Aug 2018 - 19:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
zantha06.JPGJPG zantha06.JPG manage 659 K 02 Aug 2018 - 19:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
zantha07.jpgjpg zantha07.jpg manage 166 K 21 May 2020 - 03:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
zantha08.JPGJPG zantha08.JPG manage 164 K 21 Nov 2020 - 23:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
zantha1-10.jpgjpg zantha1-10.jpg manage 39 K 09 Jul 2010 - 18:49 Main.mikeu Zantha by Mike Unser
zantha3-10.jpgjpg zantha3-10.jpg manage 56 K 09 Jul 2010 - 18:49 Main.mikeu Zantha by Mike Unser
zantha7.jpgjpg zantha7.jpg manage 80 K 05 Mar 2014 - 21:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Irisaluze-Richard Serafinowski-France
Topic revision: r24 - 05 Sep 2021, TLaurin
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