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■(TB) 'Brimstone'

1971, Tompkins

'Brimstone' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1971). Seedling# 68-50. TB, 38" (97 cm). Early to late bloom. Heavily ruffled red self. 'Bermuda High' X 'Gypsy Jewels'. Fleur de Lis 1971. Honorable Mention 1974.

See below:
Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collectionPhoto by Exline Iris GardenPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Exline Iris Garden


Awaiting original catalog description.
Historic Iris Preservation Society link.


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 - 2010-10-19
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Brimstone01.JPGJPG Brimstone01.JPG manage 104 K 10 Dec 2014 - 17:21 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Brimstone02.jpgjpg Brimstone02.jpg manage 99 K 01 Jun 2014 - 19:49 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
Brimstone2BJ.jpgjpg Brimstone2BJ.jpg manage 75 K 30 Jan 2012 - 20:46 BetsyHiggins Photo by Blue J Iris
Brimstone3.JPGJPG Brimstone3.JPG manage 70 K 20 Mar 2014 - 14:57 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
BrimstoneEI.jpgjpg BrimstoneEI.jpg manage 21 K 09 Dec 2012 - 15:43 BetsyHiggins Photo by Exline Iris Garden
brimstone03.jpgjpg brimstone03.jpg manage 99 K 17 May 2015 - 03:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Topic revision: r15 - 10 Oct 2023, Harloiris
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