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■(TB) 'Hayride'

1970, Jones

'Hayride' (Bennett Jones, R. 1970). Seedling 910-1. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards pink-orange; falls straw yellow, orange at haft; deep orange beard. 'Bright Butterfly' X 'Spanish Gift'. Jones 1971. Honorable Mention 1972.

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From AIS Bulletin #201 April 1971 Introducing HAYRIDE-910-1 (Bright Butterfly X Spanish Gift). Orange-pink standards are graceful and tightly closed. Wide almost horizontal falls are bright straw yellow, smooth deep orange at the haft, with hints of green. The wide beard is red-orange. Beautiful form, a plant that will grow and the brightest orange toned iris I know. 35". $25.00. Bennett Jones.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Hayride01.JPGJPG Hayride01.JPG manage 55 K 24 Nov 2014 - 20:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Hayride12BHI.jpgjpg Hayride12BHI.jpg manage 59 K 21 Apr 2012 - 15:14 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
hayride01.JPGJPG hayride01.JPG manage 388 K 04 Oct 2020 - 02:35 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1975 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
hayride2.jpgjpg hayride2.jpg manage 47 K 12 Dec 2013 - 20:56 TerryLaurin Photo by C and T Iris Patch
Topic revision: r20 - 10 Nov 2023, Harloiris
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