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■(TB) 'Flaming Star'

1967, Plough

'Flaming Star' (Gordon Plough, R. 1966). Seedling# 62-34-49. TB, 33" (84 cm). Early to late bloom. Color Class YO1F. Standards Cadmium orange (Wilson 8/1) with pink glow in center; falls same with clean hafts; saturn red beard. 'Marilyn C' X 'Orange Parade'. Eden Road 1967. Honorable Mention 1968; Favorite Guest 1968; Judges' Choice 1968; Judges' Choice 1969.

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Flaming Star TB 1969 Eden Road.pngFlaming Star.jpgflamingstar01.jpgflamingstar1.jpgFlamingStar3.jpgFlamingStarEI.jpg


From Schreiner's 1970 Iris catalog: FLAMING STAR (Plough 1967) M 33". As bright as a blazing star is this intense, and deeply saturated, brilliant orange iris with a pink flush in both standards and falls. A self with flaring falls and clean hafts. Beard is Saturn red. A terrific color, hard to beat. HM '68. $20.00
AIS Bulletin references: 198(Jul 1970), 49B; 199(Oct 1970), 10, 47, 52; 201(Apr 1971), 53; 202(Jul 1971), 52; 203(Oct 1971), 42; 204(Jan 1972), 63


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Flaming Star TB 1969 Eden Road.pngpng Flaming Star TB 1969 Eden Road.png manage 586 K 15 Feb 2024 - 17:21 EdenSprings Image from 1969 Eden Road catalog.
FlamingStar3.jpgjpg FlamingStar3.jpg manage 63 K 06 Sep 2013 - 02:07 UnknownUser Photo by Echo Iris Garden
FlamingStarEI.jpgjpg FlamingStarEI.jpg manage 33 K 12 Dec 2012 - 19:54 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Flaming_Star.jpgjpg Flaming_Star.jpg manage 49 K 02 Feb 2011 - 06:22 IrisP  
flamingstar01.jpgjpg flamingstar01.jpg manage 88 K 28 Mar 2016 - 19:21 UnknownUser Photo by HIPS Archives
flamingstar1.jpgjpg flamingstar1.jpg manage 246 K 26 Jul 2016 - 18:26 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
Topic revision: r21 - 04 Apr 2024, dougchyz
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