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■(BB) 'Go For Bold'

2001, Black

'Go For Bold' (Paul Black, R. 2000). Seedling #B192B. BB, 26" (66 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards light yellow, narrow blended tan edge; style arms light yellow; falls white, wide dark purple band streaking and blending into white; beards bright lemon yellow; lightly ruffled; slight spicy fragrance. Seedling #91110C: ('Sparkling Fountain' x seedling #8796B: ('Spinning Wheel' x 'Glitz 'n Glitter' sibling)) X sibling #91110R. Mid-America 2001. Honorable Mention 2003; Awards of Merit 2005; Knowlton Medal 2007.

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Photo by Betty Jacobsby Mid-America Garden Oregon USAPhoto by AIS ArchivesPhoto by Elladan McLeesterPhoto by Elladan McLeesterPhoto by Elladan McLeesterPhoto by Barry Blyth-Australiaphoto courtesy Lyn DC, NZPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Paul BlackPhoto by Paul BlackPhoto by Glanavon Iris Patch-New ZealandPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Paul BlackPhoto by Alla Chernoguz-UkrainePhoto by Svetlana Yakovchuk-UkrainePhoto by Svetlana Yakovchuk-UkrainePhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,CanadaPhoto by Darius Gusas-LithuaniaPhoto by Darius Gusas-LithuaniaPhoto by Martha RhoadesPhoto by Martha RhoadesPhoto by Martha Rhoades


Awaiting original catalog description


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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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GoForBold03.JPGJPG GoForBold03.JPG manage 95 K 26 Feb 2017 - 15:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
GoForBold04.jpgjpg GoForBold04.jpg manage 71 K 25 Mar 2014 - 20:42 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Go_For_Bold.jpgjpg Go_For_Bold.jpg manage 66 K 01 Feb 2010 - 17:13 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
gofor01.JPGJPG gofor01.JPG manage 44 K 15 Feb 2015 - 21:52 TerryLaurin Photo by AIS Archives
gofor02.jpgjpg gofor02.jpg manage 79 K 16 Feb 2015 - 00:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
gofor03.jpgjpg gofor03.jpg manage 52 K 16 Feb 2015 - 00:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
gofor04.jpgjpg gofor04.jpg manage 58 K 16 Feb 2015 - 00:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
gofor05.jpgjpg gofor05.jpg manage 53 K 25 Jun 2015 - 19:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
goforbold-jb.jpgjpg goforbold-jb.jpg manage 71 K 12 Mar 2013 - 22:48 Main.Harloiris photo courtesy Lyn DC, NZ
goforbold01.jpegjpeg goforbold01.jpeg manage 62 K 01 Sep 2014 - 02:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
goforbold02.JPGJPG goforbold02.JPG manage 54 K 29 May 2015 - 02:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black
goforbold03.JPGJPG goforbold03.JPG manage 48 K 29 May 2015 - 02:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black
goforbold04.JPGJPG goforbold04.JPG manage 55 K 29 May 2015 - 02:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black
goforbold05.jpgjpg goforbold05.jpg manage 73 K 17 Jun 2015 - 22:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
goforbold06.jpegjpeg goforbold06.jpeg manage 78 K 25 Nov 2015 - 22:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Svetlana Yakovchuk-Ukraine
goforbold07.jpegjpeg goforbold07.jpeg manage 70 K 25 Nov 2015 - 22:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Svetlana Yakovchuk-Ukraine
goforbold4.jpgjpg goforbold4.jpg manage 43 K 02 Apr 2013 - 16:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
goforbold5.jpgjpg goforbold5.jpg manage 64 K 23 Jun 2013 - 00:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
goforbold6.jpgjpg goforbold6.jpg manage 44 K 20 Feb 2014 - 22:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
goforbold7.jpgjpg goforbold7.jpg manage 47 K 20 Feb 2014 - 22:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
goforboldrhoades.jpgjpg goforboldrhoades.jpg manage 171 K 01 Feb 2022 - 13:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Martha Rhoades
goforboldrhoades1.jpgjpg goforboldrhoades1.jpg manage 194 K 03 Feb 2022 - 12:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Martha Rhoades
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Topic revision: r32 - 03 Feb 2022, TerryLaurin
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