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■(TB) 'Gratuity'

1990, Hager

'Gratuity' (Ben Hager, R. 1989). Seedling# T4549BrtstOr. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early to late midseason bloom. Intense orange; bright tangerine beard. 'Good Show' X seedling# T4108WOr: ('Golden Brilliance' x 'Perfect Accent'). Melrose 1990. Honorable Mention 1993.

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Photo by Exline Iris GardenPhoto by Sunshine Iris Nursery-AustraliaPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-RussiaPhoto by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-RussiaPhoto by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-RussiaPhoto by Igor Khorosh,UkrainePhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Pleasants Valley Iris FarmPhoto by Sunshine Iris Nursery-AustraliaPhoto by South Jersey IrisPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by C   T Iris PatchPhoto by Elena Igonina, RussiaPhoto by Nola


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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2011-01-03
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
GRATUITY06.jpgjpg GRATUITY06.jpg manage 54 K 20 Apr 2014 - 18:05 TerryLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
Gratuity01.jpgjpg Gratuity01.jpg manage 524 K 19 Oct 2015 - 12:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
Gratuity02.JPGJPG Gratuity02.JPG manage 70 K 26 Mar 2014 - 02:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Gratuity5.jpgjpg Gratuity5.jpg manage 51 K 18 Oct 2013 - 22:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
GratuityBJ.JPGJPG GratuityBJ.JPG manage 94 K 12 Feb 2012 - 19:31 BetsyHiggins Photo by Blue J Iris
GratuityCT.jpgjpg GratuityCT.jpg manage 20 K 29 Oct 2011 - 22:40 BetsyHiggins Photo by C & T Iris Patch
GratuityEI.jpgjpg GratuityEI.jpg manage 36 K 03 Jul 2014 - 16:13 BetsyHiggins Photo by Elena Igonina, Russia
GratuityNN.jpgjpg GratuityNN.jpg manage 51 K 07 Nov 2011 - 16:14 BetsyHiggins Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
gratuity01.jpgjpg gratuity01.jpg manage 75 K 10 Jun 2015 - 03:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
gratuity02.jpgjpg gratuity02.jpg manage 117 K 24 Mar 2016 - 00:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
gratuity03.jpgjpg gratuity03.jpg manage 108 K 24 Mar 2016 - 00:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
gratuity04.jpgjpg gratuity04.jpg manage 115 K 24 Mar 2016 - 01:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
gratuity1.jpgjpg gratuity1.jpg manage 344 K 27 Nov 2019 - 22:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
gratuity4.jpgjpg gratuity4.jpg manage 50 K 24 Aug 2013 - 01:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
gratuity6.jpgjpg gratuity6.jpg manage 64 K 28 Nov 2013 - 21:26 TerryLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
Topic revision: r24 - 02 Nov 2022, DougChyz
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