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■(TB) 'Deep Buttercup'

1948, Muhlestein

'Deep Buttercup' (Tell Muhlestein, R. 1947) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y4D. 'Brown Betty' x 'Golden Eagle'. [Tell's Iris Gardens 1948].

Note: Also listed in AB web: 'Deep Buttercup'.

See below:

Deep Buttercup (1).jpegDeep Buttercup (2).jpegDeep Buttercup Intro Desc 1948.jpgDeep Buttercup.jpegDeepButtercupBHI.JPG


Introductory Description:

Deep Buttercup Intro Desc_1948.jpg



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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Deep Buttercup (1).jpegjpeg Deep Buttercup (1).jpeg manage 66 K 10 Mar 2024 - 12:42 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski taken in my garden, May 16 2021, Finksburg, MD
Deep Buttercup (2).jpegjpeg Deep Buttercup (2).jpeg manage 64 K 10 Mar 2024 - 12:43 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski taken in my garden, May 16 2021, Finksburg, MD
Deep Buttercup Intro Desc_1948.jpgjpg Deep Buttercup Intro Desc_1948.jpg manage 281 K 10 Mar 2024 - 12:36 Main.davepote Scanned by David Potembski from Tell's Iris catalog for 1948, p. 5.
Deep Buttercup.jpegjpeg Deep Buttercup.jpeg manage 82 K 10 Mar 2024 - 12:42 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski taken in my garden, May 14 2021, Finksburg, MD
DeepButtercupBHI.JPGJPG DeepButtercupBHI.JPG manage 1 MB 19 Sep 2018 - 18:02 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r10 - 14 Mar 2024, Harloiris
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