'Midas Gold' (Bryan Spoon, R. 2018). Seedling 2010-B5 VG/ORGBD. BB, 27” (76 cm), 6-7 buds. Early midseason bloom. Variegata; Standards bright yellow (RHS 12A) with dark mahogany brown blend (RHS 175A&187B) pattern of veins at bases; Style arms greyed orange (163B) with thin keels of midribs greyed red (182B); falls dark mahogany brown blend, darker hairline edge, and yellow (12B/C) haft lines and dark mahogany brown veins; Beards solid orange (24A) beards; ruffled, closed and domed standards, wide, semi-flared falls, crenulated lace, laced crests, sweet fragrance. Seedling 2006-B32 ('Solar Fire' x seedling 2003-B25A ('Midsummer’s Eve' x 'Solar Fire')) X 'Hot Secret'. Winterberry Iris Gardens 2019.
|Awaiting original catalog description|
|FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION|
|Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade|
|Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.|
|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.)|
|PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions|
|Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.|
-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
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