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■(TB) 'Dancing Sunbeam'

1968, Palmer

'Dancing Sunbeam' (Dorothy Palmer, R. 1967). Seedling 8465A. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y4Wcm, Standards light yellow-cream; falls white with wide band of light yellow; gold at haft; gold beard. Seedling 4455B((('Chantilly' x ('Pink Cameo' x Hall pink seedling)) x 'Song Of Songs'))) X seedling 8563B((('Golden Majesty' x 'Ola Kala') x 'Ranger' x 'Bryce Canyon')) x 'Cherito'))). Palmer 1968. High Commendation 1967; Honorable Mention 1971.

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From AIS Bulletin #189 April 1968 Introducing DANCING SUNBEAM. Sdlg. #8465A. (4455B x 8563B). (An involved parentage of pink, yellow and a bit of red and brown). A lovely crisp shimmering light yellow and white iris. The crimped and flounced flowers have well-held pale yellow standards and crystal white falls rimmed with a wide border the color of the standards. Has a brilliant patch of glittering gold at the haft with a matching beard. The wide heavily substanced flowers are clean and clear. A good stem and excellent growth habits. Sunbeams do dance on this iris. 37 inches. Midseason. HC '67. Net $25.00. Dorothy Palmer.


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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Topic revision: r10 - 22 Nov 2023, Harloiris
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