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■(TB) 'Glenbrook'

1972, Gaulter

'Glenbrook' (Larry Gaulter, R. 1971). Seedling# 67-252. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Blended pink and orchid; tangerine beard. 'San Leandro' X seedling#66-69: (involving 'Fuchsia', 'Party Dress', 'Frost And Flame', 'Arctic Flame'). Cooley's Gardens 1972.

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Photo scanned from the Larry Harder slide collectionPhoto scanned from the 1976 Cooley


GLENBROOK (Gaulter 72). This flower is a light pink-orchid blend with tangerine beard. Involved in its heritage are San Leandro, Fuchsia, Party Dress, Frost & Flame and Arctic Flame. This clean giant blossom, with the smooth look, has very broad falls with a wide flare. The petals are slightly wavy and the form is perfection itself. Branching and bud count are of first-rate class in this 3-foot, mid-season, display of excellence. Seedling No. 67-252. [Cooley's Iris, 1972].


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 - 2011-03-07

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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
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glenbrook01.JPGJPG glenbrook01.JPG manage 778 K 11 Apr 2018 - 22:47 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Larry Harder slide collection
glenbrook9.JPGJPG glenbrook9.JPG manage 324 K 13 Feb 2021 - 22:12 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1976 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r12 - 16 Apr 2022, TerryLaurin
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