See Show Calender


You are here: Iris Wiki>TbFthruJ Web>TbJerry (16 Dec 2021, Harloiris)Edit Attach

■(TB) 'Jerry'

1933, Lapham

'Jerry' ( E. Greig Lapham, R. 1931). TB, Late midseason bloom. Color Class-S9D. 'Bruno' X 'Belle Porter'. Lapham 1933.

See below:

IMG 7363.jpgIMG 7807.jpgjerry9.JPGJerryBHI.JPGJerryBHI15.JPG


JERRY (Lapham 1934) M. 38". A distinct and beautifully finished iris of great brilliancy. S. rich light red; F. deeper red with heavy velvety finish. The garden effect is a glowing ruby red. Stalks medium tall and well branched. Holds its color well. $1.50. [1937 Quality Gardens catalog, Freeport, IL]
From Maple Valley Iris Gardens catalog, 1937: JERRY (Lap. 1933) M. 38 in. A very fine ruby red self that glows in any garden planting. Trim well rounded flowers and good branching add to its many good points. Very popular. $2.00.


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.

-- 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 the: Tall Bearded Iris Society website.

To Report errors do not use comment box but contact the Iris Encyclopedia Photo Manager or Iris Encyclopedia Manager Comment box is reserved for added information about the topic.

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.


-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMG_7363.jpgjpg IMG_7363.jpg manage 348 K 21 Dec 2018 - 00:04 UnknownUser Photo by David Potembski, Presby 2016, Bed location 28-48.
IMG_7807.jpgjpg IMG_7807.jpg manage 444 K 21 Dec 2018 - 16:07 UnknownUser Photo by David Potembski, Presby 2016, Bed location 28-48.
JerryBHI.JPGJPG JerryBHI.JPG manage 124 K 18 Nov 2011 - 23:07 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
JerryBHI15.JPGJPG JerryBHI15.JPG manage 145 K 22 Dec 2015 - 21:28 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
jerry9.JPGJPG jerry9.JPG manage 189 K 15 Dec 2021 - 16:32 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r23 - 16 Dec 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