Difference: TbCloudcap (r19 vs. r18)

■(TB) 'Cloudcap'

1950, DeForest

'Cloudcap' (Fred DeForest, R. 1947). TB, Midseason bloom, Color Class-W8L. fragrant. 'La Lomita' x Pi seedling# 7-41.

See below:

Cloudcap.jpegCloudcap01.JPGcloudcap1.JPGcloudcap2-11.jpgcloudcap2.JPGcloudcap3.JPGCloudcapBHI.jpg

References:

From Milliken Iris Gardens catalog, 1954: CLOUDCAP (DeForest) Voluptuous is a good way to describe this super lovely big pale apple-blossom pink-probably the biggest pink to date, with very broad falls of excellent substance, and an extra heavy tangerine beard. Grows very well, and is taller than most of the tangerine bearded pinks. 3-1/2 ft. $10.00.
CLOUD CAP (DeForest, 1950) Each $20.00. This vigorous and husky growing new "blossom-pink" created a great stir when it came into bloom just right for the Shreveport Convention last spring. Probably the largest pink to date, with very broad falls and an extra heavy bright tangerine beard. Free blooming, on 3 1/2-foot stalks. HM AIS. 1951. Cooley's Iris catalog 1952, p. 11
 
"Cloudcap, seen in two gardens, was eliciting gasps of admiration as the biggest tangerine-bearded pink so far (though Mr. McKee has a bigger one of deeper, if somewhat veined, coloring). It seemed a little amorphous, and no better in substance than most of the pinks; and but for its size would have attracted scant attention. However, a freshly opened flower was not too bad, and it may have more starch when better established." John Dolman, Jr. (Pennsylvania), “From Aldan to Walden and Points North, Varieties Noted in 1951,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 123, (October 1951): 16.
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019


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-- BetsyHiggins - 2011-11-17

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Cloudcap01.JPGJPGCloudcap01.JPGmanage 52 K 10 Dec 2014 - 21:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
CloudcapBHI.jpgjpgCloudcapBHI.jpgmanage 37 K 17 Nov 2011 - 19:50 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
cloudcap1.JPGJPGcloudcap1.JPGmanage 165 K 11 Apr 2020 - 20:11 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1955 Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog by Kate Brewitt
cloudcap2-11.jpgjpgcloudcap2-11.jpgmanage 38 K 17 Oct 2015 - 22:44 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
cloudcap2.JPGJPGcloudcap2.JPGmanage 224 K 20 Jul 2020 - 20:18 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1955 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
cloudcap3.JPGJPGcloudcap3.JPGmanage 401 K 19 Jan 2021 - 15:47 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1965 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
  • Iris 'Cloudcap', in Collection of Zagreb Botanical Garden, Croatia, since 1964:
    Cloudcap.jpeg
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Cloudcap.jpegjpegCloudcap.jpegmanage 310 K 13 May 2021 - 17:23SanjaKovacic Iris 'Cloudcap', in Collection of Zagreb Botanical Garden, Croatia, since 1964
Cloudcap01.JPGJPGCloudcap01.JPGmanage 52 K 10 Dec 2014 - 21:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
CloudcapBHI.jpgjpgCloudcapBHI.jpgmanage 37 K 17 Nov 2011 - 19:50 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
cloudcap1.JPGJPGcloudcap1.JPGmanage 165 K 11 Apr 2020 - 20:11 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1955 Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog by Kate Brewitt
cloudcap2-11.jpgjpgcloudcap2-11.jpgmanage 38 K 17 Oct 2015 - 22:44 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
cloudcap2.JPGJPGcloudcap2.JPGmanage 224 K 20 Jul 2020 - 20:18 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1955 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
cloudcap3.JPGJPGcloudcap3.JPGmanage 401 K 19 Jan 2021 - 15:47 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1965 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin

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