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■(IB) 'Rare Edition'

1980, Gatty

'Rare Edition' (Joseph Gatty, R. 1980). Seedling #G4-5. lB, 24" (61 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards mulberry purple to toga (M&P 45-K-10/22) solid border, midrib and a few small speckles on white ground; falls white with 1/8" (0.3 cm) stitched edge of standards color; blue-white beard faintly tipped bronze. Seedling #C 67-A: (('Dainty Royal' x 'Golden Fair') x 'Zip') X Keppel seedling #71-68A: ('Bonifay' sibling x ('Dancers' Veil' x 'Tea Apron')). Keppel 1980. Honorable Mention 1982; Award of Merit 1984; Sass Medal 1986.

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IB Rare Edition buds - Photo by Holly Johnson taken on May 19, 2017 at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Zone 4b. Flowers donPlease contact Brock Heilman for image use.BJ SW MB Canada, Zone 3USDAMedian-Rare-Edition01Median-Rare-Edition02G Keller Zone 6 April 20Photo : Loïc TASQUIER - The Netherlands Zone 7Photo by John Black, zone 4, Montanaphoto by Karen Waters, Cuyamungue, New Mexico, April 2011Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collectionPhoto by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-GermanyPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-GermanyPhoto by Chapman IrisPhoto by Sunshine Iris Nursery-AustraliaPhoto scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto by Elladan McLeesterPhoto by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.Photo by Kelways-United KingdomPhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by NolaPhoto by Rene Martin-FrancePhoto by te Sligte GardensPhoto by Kary Iris GardensPhoto by Portes Des Iris-SwitzerlandPhoto by Sunshine Iris Nursery-AustraliaPhoto by Alain Chapelle-Jardin dPhoto by Iris of Sissinghurst,UKPhoto by Iris of Sissinghurst,UK©2008 Laurie FrazerPhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spotphoto by Tom Waters, Cuyamungue, New Mexico, April 2012Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collectionPhoto by Sunshine Iris Nursery-AustraliaPhoto by Ross Eagles-Diversity AcresPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Aboretum-Zone4BPhoto by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Iris Hills FarmTaken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska on May 17, 2010Photo by John Black
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References:

From AIS Bulletin #236 January 1980 Introducing RARE EDITION (Gatty) M 24". Striking plic intermediate! White standards, solidly and widely edged mulberry purple and speckled purple in the center. Falls white, with narrow stitching of mulberry purple along the edges. ((Dainty Royal x Golden Fair) x Zip) X (Bonifay sib x (Dancer's Veil x Tea Apron)). #G4-5. $12.50. Keith Keppel.
 
 


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.

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  • IB 'Rare Edition' bloomed at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately May 13 - 27 in 2017. -- WikiGuest - 02 Aug 2017
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RareEdition02.jpgjpg RareEdition02.jpg manage 45 K 09 Apr 2014 - 02:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
RareEdition03.jpgjpg RareEdition03.jpg manage 31 K 05 Oct 2014 - 16:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Chapman Iris
RareEdition04.JPGJPG RareEdition04.JPG manage 61 K 04 Dec 2014 - 15:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
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RareEdition1.jpgjpg RareEdition1.jpg manage 66 K 19 Apr 2016 - 14:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
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RareEdition3.jpgjpg RareEdition3.jpg manage 44 K 24 Apr 2012 - 15:24 Main.tomlwaters photo by Tom Waters, Cuyamungue, New Mexico, April 2012
RareEdition5.jpgjpg RareEdition5.jpg manage 631 K 19 Jan 2017 - 13:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
RareEditionkp.JPGJPG RareEditionkp.JPG manage 38 K 12 Jan 2011 - 20:37 KentPfeiffer Taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska on May 17, 2010
Rare_Edition_.jpgjpg Rare_Edition_.jpg manage 65 K 29 Jan 2010 - 01:42 GaryKeller G Keller Zone 6 April 20
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rareedition03.jpgjpg rareedition03.jpg manage 84 K 21 Oct 2015 - 02:32 TerryLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
rareedition04.JPGJPG rareedition04.JPG manage 82 K 06 Jul 2014 - 01:13 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
rareedition05.JPGJPG rareedition05.JPG manage 87 K 06 Jul 2014 - 01:15 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
rareedition06.JPGJPG rareedition06.JPG manage 108 K 16 Apr 2014 - 00:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
rareedition07.jpgjpg rareedition07.jpg manage 84 K 22 Feb 2016 - 20:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Kelways-United Kingdom
rareedition08.jpgjpg rareedition08.jpg manage 140 K 19 Mar 2017 - 12:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
rareedition09.jpgjpg rareedition09.jpg manage 137 K 08 Jul 2019 - 22:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
rareedition1.JPGJPG rareedition1.JPG manage 205 K 24 Mar 2020 - 14:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
rareedition10.jpgjpg rareedition10.jpg manage 21 K 26 Aug 2013 - 02:54 TerryLaurin Photo by te Sligte Gardens
rareedition11.jpgjpg rareedition11.jpg manage 44 K 14 Sep 2013 - 21:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Kary Iris Gardens
rareedition12.jpegjpeg rareedition12.jpeg manage 19 K 21 Sep 2013 - 13:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Portes Des Iris-Switzerland
rareedition14.jpgjpg rareedition14.jpg manage 76 K 01 Nov 2013 - 22:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
rareedition15.jpgjpg rareedition15.jpg manage 63 K 21 Jan 2014 - 21:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst,UK
rareedition16.jpgjpg rareedition16.jpg manage 23 K 21 Jan 2014 - 21:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst,UK
rareedition18.JPGJPG rareedition18.JPG manage 54 K 07 Feb 2012 - 02:34 Main.htb ©2008 Laurie Frazer
rareedition3.jpgjpg rareedition3.jpg manage 268 K 18 May 2022 - 19:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
rareedition4.JPGJPG rareedition4.JPG manage 949 K 13 Jan 2017 - 14:41 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
rareedition5.jpgjpg rareedition5.jpg manage 149 K 06 Apr 2017 - 02:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Ross Eagles-Diversity Acres
rareedition6.jpgjpg rareedition6.jpg manage 231 K 22 Nov 2017 - 03:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
rareedition7.jpgjpg rareedition7.jpg manage 141 K 05 Jun 2018 - 20:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Aboretum-Zone4B
rareedition8.JPGJPG rareedition8.JPG manage 144 K 20 Jun 2020 - 20:11 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
rareedition9.jpgjpg rareedition9.jpg manage 33 K 31 Jul 2013 - 03:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris Hills Farm
rsz_rareedition-jb.jpgjpg rsz_rareedition-jb.jpg manage 71 K 10 Dec 2012 - 16:10 Main.Harloiris Photo by John Black
Topic revision: r69 - 27 Mar 2023, TerryLaurin
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