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■(JI) 'Gold Bound'

1885, Hallock

'Gold Bound' (V. H. Hallock, Son and Thorpe, 1885). JI. Double. Color Class-3L. Named by Hallock about 1885.

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From Totty's catalog, 1925: GOLD BOUND. Double. Large, double white, enriched by a creamy glow, from the gold-banded center. 35c. each, $3.50 per doz.
From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1942: GOLD BOUND (Hal. 1885) Dbl. Best white for mass planting. $.5.
Description from 1932 catalog Joseph F Martin
From Flowerfield Bulb Farms catalog 1955: GOLD BOUND. A disc-like flower of pure white. The standards and falls are alike in size and vividly marked with golden signal patches. Styles are white, small and flat to the crown. Flowers measure about 5 inches across. Height 24 inches. Midseason bloom. Desirable for the foreground of the border. Each $1.00, Three $2.75. Doz. $8.00.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some Japanese 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 but moist good garden soil, More tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Needs swampy conditions especially in Spring bloom season.
PH Prefers Acid solis 6.1 to 7.0, intolerant of limy soils
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on organic soils.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Goldbound01.jpgjpg Goldbound01.jpg manage 55 K 07 Sep 2014 - 18:54 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
Goldbound02.jpgjpg Goldbound02.jpg manage 49 K 07 Sep 2014 - 18:56 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
Iris Goldbound par Elise AMANN.JPGJPG Iris Goldbound par Elise AMANN.JPG manage 345 K 07 Feb 2023 - 22:13 EliseAMANN Iris Goldbound
IrisEGoldBound.jpgjpg IrisEGoldBound.jpg manage 70 K 05 Apr 2016 - 19:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Fieldstone Gardens
goldbound.jpgjpg goldbound.jpg manage 71 K 19 Jun 2013 - 18:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
goldbound1.jpgjpg goldbound1.jpg manage 76 K 12 May 2019 - 00:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cindy Dufrene- Cindy's Louisiana Iris
goldbound2.jpgjpg goldbound2.jpg manage 72 K 12 May 2019 - 00:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cindy Dufrene- Cindy's Louisiana Iris
goldbound5.JPGJPG goldbound5.JPG manage 35 K 30 Sep 2023 - 01:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by John Jearrard -Jearrard's Herbal-United Kingdom
goldbound9.jpgjpg goldbound9.jpg manage 228 K 16 Apr 2021 - 15:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Fieldstone Gardens
Topic revision: r18 - 11 Nov 2023, TLaurin
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