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(TB) 'Honeyflow'

1943, Tompkins

'Honeyflow' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1943) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class S4M. 'Aztec Copper' x 'Veishea'. Honorable Mention 1946.

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From Fleur de Lis Gardens Catalog, "Our 1944 Introductions": HONEYFLOW (Tompkins 1944) M.L. 38". A self of Meadowsweet Rose, this flower is enlivened by a haft of smooth Inca Gold. The strong stalk is splendidly branched and the large delightfully formed blooms are of smooth satiny texture and of such heavy substance as to withstand rain, heat and wind and still look fresh and newly opened. No. 43-33. 40.00
From Tell Muhlestein, Iris price list, 1945. HONEYFLOW (Tompkins '44) Superb! Meadowsweet-rose brushed copper. $40.00.
From Tell's Iris Garden Catalog, 1947:12. HONEYFLOW (Tompkins 1944) Meadowsweet-rose brushed copper. H. M. 1946. $25.00.
From Tell Muhlestein, Iris price list, 1946. HONEYFLOW (Tompkins '44) Superb! Meadowsweet-rose brushed copper. $35.00.


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.

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Topic revision: r11 - 01 Sep 2022, EdenSprings
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