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■(TB) 'Abbey Road'

1994, Silverberg

'Abbey Road' (David Silverberg, R. 1994). Seedling 85-34C. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards creamy yellow; Falls warm white, creamy yellow shoulders; beards yellow, tipped cream. 'Pleated Gown' X 'Ganges Moon'. Stockton 1994. Honorable Mention 1996, Award of Merit 1998.

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Abbey Road at Selinaphoto by NolaPhoto by Glanavon Iris Patch-New ZealandPhoto scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto by Amazing Iris Garden-New ZealandPhoto by Wild Iris RowsPhoto scanned from the 1994 Stockton Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry LaurinPhoto by Echo Iris GardenPhoto by Alain Chapelle-FrancePhoto by Darius Gusas-LithuaniaPhoto by Darius Gusas-LithuaniaPhoto by Argyle Acresabey roadPhoto by Donald Eaves


From Abbey Gardens catalog 1994: ABBEY ROAD (D. Silverberg) TB, a beautiful pale yellow reverse amoena with lovely form and great branching is being introduced for us by Stockton Gardens, Stockton, CA. We wish to thank James P. McWhirter and Abe Feuerstein for selecting this iris for introduction. As one admirer said, "It reminds me of frothy lemonade!"


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 - 21 Apr 2019

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-09-11
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AbbeyRoad01.JPGJPG AbbeyRoad01.JPG manage 49 K 30 May 2015 - 16:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
AbbeyRoad02.jpgjpg AbbeyRoad02.jpg manage 115 K 14 Sep 2017 - 02:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
AbbeyRoad4.jpgjpg AbbeyRoad4.jpg manage 58 K 05 Sep 2013 - 20:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Echo Iris Garden
AbbeyRoad6.JPGJPG AbbeyRoad6.JPG manage 52 K 21 Feb 2014 - 16:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
AbbeyRoad7.JPGJPG AbbeyRoad7.JPG manage 43 K 21 Feb 2014 - 16:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
AbbeyRoadAA.jpgjpg AbbeyRoadAA.jpg manage 55 K 13 Feb 2011 - 17:33 BetsyHiggins Photo by Argyle Acres
Abbey_Road_com.jpgjpg Abbey_Road_com.jpg manage 39 K 09 Sep 2011 - 08:42 Main.selina49 Abbey Road at Selina's Iris Garden
TbAbbeyRoadDE.jpgjpg TbAbbeyRoadDE.jpg manage 59 K 15 Aug 2012 - 19:48 BetsyHiggins Photo by Donald Eaves
abbeyroad01.JPGJPG abbeyroad01.JPG manage 55 K 29 Jul 2014 - 21:00 TerryLaurin photo by Nola's Iris Garden
abbeyroad02.JPGJPG abbeyroad02.JPG manage 93 K 23 Jun 2014 - 17:17 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
abbeyroad04.jpgjpg abbeyroad04.jpg manage 35 K 02 Sep 2015 - 02:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Wild Iris Rows
abbeyroad09.JPGJPG abbeyroad09.JPG manage 51 K 07 May 2020 - 14:26 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1994 Stockton Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
abbeyroad5.jpgjpg abbeyroad5.jpg manage 62 K 02 Nov 2013 - 14:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
Topic revision: r28 - 30 Mar 2022, TerryLaurin
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