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■(TB) 'Larry Gaulter'

1988, Brown

'Larry Gaulter' (Bob Brown, R. 1987). Seedling# 85-5. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Ruffled dark red purple; self beard tipped silvery white, touch of yellow deep in throat. 'Titan's Glory' X seedling# 81-23: ('Night Hawk' x 'Grandmaster' sibling). Cottage Gardens 1988. Honorable Mention 1990.

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Photo by NolaPhoto by Exline Iris GardenPhoto scanned from the Adele and Lewis Lawyer slide collectionPhoto by C T Iris PatchPhoto by Glanavon Iris Patch-New ZealandPhoto by Pleasants Valley Iris FarmPhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by His Iris GardenPhoto scanned from the 2003 CooleyPhoto by Exline Iris GardenPhoto by Sandy Ives.


Awaiting original catalog description
AIS Bulletin #276(January 1990):18.


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 - 2011-03-04
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Larry-GaulterNN.jpgjpg Larry-GaulterNN.jpg manage 41 K 08 Nov 2011 - 19:40 BetsyHiggins Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
LarryGaulter01.jpgjpg LarryGaulter01.jpg manage 71 K 19 Sep 2014 - 21:04 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Adele and Lewis Lawyer slide collection
LarryGaulter02.jpgjpg LarryGaulter02.jpg manage 39 K 29 Sep 2014 - 16:38 TerryLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
LarryGaulter03.JPGJPG LarryGaulter03.JPG manage 74 K 31 May 2015 - 19:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
LarryGaulter05.JPGJPG LarryGaulter05.JPG manage 220 K 07 Dec 2016 - 03:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
LarryGaulter11.JPGJPG LarryGaulter11.JPG manage 96 K 21 Aug 2021 - 15:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
LarryGaulter12BHI.jpgjpg LarryGaulter12BHI.jpg manage 88 K 22 Apr 2012 - 22:55 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
LarryGaulterEI.jpgjpg LarryGaulterEI.jpg manage 31 K 15 Dec 2012 - 15:16 BetsyHiggins Photo by Exline Iris Garden
LarryGaulterSI.JPGJPG LarryGaulterSI.JPG manage 262 K 16 Apr 2019 - 22:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Sandy Ives.
larry01.jpgjpg larry01.jpg manage 96 K 13 Jun 2015 - 21:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
larrygaulter05.jpgjpg larrygaulter05.jpg manage 83 K 24 Aug 2013 - 13:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
larrygaulter22.jpgjpg larrygaulter22.jpg manage 59 K 05 Mar 2011 - 00:02 BetsyHiggins Photo by His Iris Garden
larrygaulter9.JPGJPG larrygaulter9.JPG manage 356 K 14 Jan 2021 - 12:20 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 2003 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r23 - 10 Nov 2022, DougChyz
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