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■(TB) 'Crystal Dawn'

1976, Rudolph

'Crystal Dawn' (Nate Rudolph, R. 1975). Seedling# 73-07. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards deep cream, deeper at base; falls light cream with yellow haft and wide yellow edge; lilac beard tipped yellow; laced and ruffled. 'Pink Angel' X 'Yvonne Burt'. Rudolph 1976. Honorable Mention 1979.

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From AIS Bulletin #220 January 1976 Introducing CRYSTAL DAWN 1976. $25.00. No. 73-07: Pink Angel X Yvonne Burt. Midseason TB 32". Cream standards with a lighter edge, domed with heavy midribs, very laced and ruffled. Falls creamy white with a lavender flush and wide cream banded edge. Very laced and ruffled, wide and round with a lilac tipped yellow beard. Very heavy substance. 3 branches and terminal with a spur and 8 buds. Plant habits are excellent and fertile both ways. We expect that some startling things will come from this line of breeding. HC '74. Rudolph.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
CrystalDawn01.jpgjpg CrystalDawn01.jpg manage 49 K 18 Oct 2013 - 17:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
CrystalDawn02.jpgjpg CrystalDawn02.jpg manage 142 K 29 Apr 2021 - 01:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
crystal01.jpgjpg crystal01.jpg manage 59 K 03 Feb 2015 - 04:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
crystal02.jpgjpg crystal02.jpg manage 58 K 20 Jun 2015 - 03:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
crystaldawn1.jpgjpg crystaldawn1.jpg manage 71 K 19 Nov 2014 - 03:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
Topic revision: r16 - 03 Jul 2023, dougchyz
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