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■(TB) 'Dutch Master'

1971, Brown

'Dutch Master' (Opal Brown, R. 1971). Seedling 7-12A15. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards butterscotch (closest to RHS 10A and B), with flush of violet in midrib; falls purple (77A and B), lighter at tip of yellow beard; 1/2" brown border; ruffled. 'Gypsy Lullaby' X 'Amigo's Guitar'. Brown's Sunnyhill 1972. Honorable Mention 1973.

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Dutch MasterPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by HIPS ArchivesPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto scanned from the 1976 CooleyPhoto by Exline Iris Garden


From AIS Bulletin #205 April 1972 Introducing DUTCH MASTER (0. L. Brown '72), TB. Mid. 36 in. Deep butterscotch standards are well ruffled and closed. Wide ruffled falls are rich violet-purple with a 1/2" brown border. Yellow beards. Excellent branching and bud count. HC '71 under #7-23A15. NET $25.00. Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens.


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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-- EleanorHutchison - 2010-11-02
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
DutchMaster01.JPGJPG DutchMaster01.JPG manage 89 K 11 Dec 2014 - 19:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DutchMaster02.JPGJPG DutchMaster02.JPG manage 70 K 15 Aug 2021 - 02:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DutchMaster12BHI.jpgjpg DutchMaster12BHI.jpg manage 99 K 17 Apr 2012 - 19:27 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DutchMasterEI.jpgjpg DutchMasterEI.jpg manage 27 K 11 Dec 2012 - 19:05 BetsyHiggins Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Dutch_Master.JPGJPG Dutch_Master.JPG manage 53 K 01 Feb 2011 - 18:31 IrisP  
dutchmaster01.JPGJPG dutchmaster01.JPG manage 732 K 28 Mar 2016 - 03:01 TerryLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
dutchmaster9.JPGJPG dutchmaster9.JPG manage 384 K 13 Feb 2021 - 22:08 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1976 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r17 - 15 Aug 2021, TerryLaurin
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