'Toastmaster' (Joseph Ghio, R. 1983). Seedling# 78-61M. TB, 38" (97 cm). Late midseason bloom. Toasted watermelon; red beard. Seedling# 74-96A: ('Coffee House' x 'Carolina Honey') X seedling# 76-153D: (('Carolina Honey' x 'Malaysia') x (('Ponderosa' x 'Travel On') x 'Peace Offering')). Bay View Gardens 1984. Honorable Mention 1986.
|Awaiting original catalog description|
|Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade|
|Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.|
|FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Here|
|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.|
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|JPG||toastmaster02.JPG||manage||326 K||02 Nov 2020 - 12:42||Main.TLaurin||Photo scanned from the 1989 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin|
|JPG||toastmaster03.JPG||manage||87 K||19 Apr 2020 - 22:37||Main.TLaurin||Photo scanned from the 1990 Roris Gardens catalog by Terry Laurin|
|JPG||toastmaster04.JPG||manage||370 K||21 Jan 2021 - 20:59||Main.TLaurin||Photo scanned from the 1994 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin|
|jpg||toastmaster1.jpg||manage||34 K||10 Apr 2013 - 15:53||Main.TLaurin||Photo by Country Delight Iris|
|jpg||toastmaster2.jpg||manage||635 K||06 Jan 2016 - 04:46||Main.TLaurin||Photo by Country Delight Iris|