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■(TB) 'Adam'

1962, Craig

'Adam' (Tom Craig, R. 1962). Seedling R6-1. TB Re, 38" (97 cm). Early to late bloom. Color Class-R3. Standards vineyard; falls similar but brighter. Involving 'Savage', 'Molten', 'Lois Craig'. Craig 1962.

Reported Rebloom in: Texas USDA Zone 7

See below:


From Eden Road Iris Garden - 1963 catelogue - ADAM (Craig '62) EML. 40 in. (Invc Lois Craig, Molten, and Savage). Rich burgundy red with large full flowers on tall, well branched stems. Vigorous grower. Floriferous. Fertile both ways and appears to be a fine breeder..................$20.00


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 - 2010-09-12
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Adam.jpgjpg Adam.jpg manage 259 K 14 Aug 2015 - 04:39 Main.hrandiac This is a drawing from Tom Craig catalog.
Adam02.jpgjpg Adam02.jpg manage 19 K 14 Aug 2015 - 12:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ivan Craig
Adam2.JPGJPG Adam2.JPG manage 151 K 20 Mar 2020 - 11:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Adam3.JPGJPG Adam3.JPG manage 91 K 16 Feb 2021 - 13:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Adam31.JPGJPG Adam31.JPG manage 83 K 16 Feb 2021 - 13:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
adam1.JPGJPG adam1.JPG manage 148 K 20 Mar 2020 - 11:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r18 - 28 Feb 2021, Harloiris
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