See Show Calender


You are here: Iris Wiki>TbFthruJ Web>TallBearded>TbFrivolous (22 Jan 2021, Harloiris)Edit Attach

■(TB) 'Frivolous'

1991, Ernst

'Frivolous' (Richard Ernst, R. 1991). Seedling# T606-1. TB, 36" (91 cm). Late midseason bloom. Lemon yellow, white area below yellow beards; slight sweet fragrance. Seedling# R79-114: ('Countryman' x 'Outreach') X 'Gold Cadillac'. Cooley 1991.

See below:


Awaiting original catalog description.


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

Please do not enter images that are not your own without owners' permission, this is against Wiki policy.

"Although the Encyclopedia is free to all, it is supported by Emembership in AIS, If you would like to help sustain this reference, for $15 you can become an Emember, click here."

Interested in Tall Bearded Iris? Please visit: Tall-bearded Iris Society Website

Your Observations Are Valued. Please make note of bud count, branching, purple based foliage and bloom time, etc. Because these are affected by climate, note date, year and geographic location and write these and other comments in the comment box below.


-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-12-20
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Frivilous01.jpgjpg Frivilous01.jpg manage 145 K 27 Feb 2017 - 23:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
Frivolous-WEB.jpgjpg Frivolous-WEB.jpg manage 47 K 26 Dec 2011 - 03:18 Main.jesseejames Photo by Blue J Iris
Frivolous02.JPGJPG Frivolous02.JPG manage 65 K 25 Mar 2014 - 19:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
frivolous9.JPGJPG frivolous9.JPG manage 342 K 22 Jan 2021 - 03:06 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1994 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r10 - 22 Jan 2021, Harloiris
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Iris Wiki? Send feedback