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■(TB) 'Neon Rainbow'

1971, Schreiner

'Neon Rainbow' (Schreiner, R. 1971) Seedling# A 469-8. TB, 40" (102 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards subtle blend of bronze-gold; falls same with distinct blue blaze in center, ruffled; yellow beard. Seedling# P 1004-B: ('Toast an' Honey' x 'Olympic Torch') X 'Applejack'. Schreiner 1971. Honorable Mention 1972.

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Neon RainbowNeon Rainbow flNeon RainbowPhoto scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto by HIPS ArchivesPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens taken at Tina and Daughters Iris GardensPhoto scanned from the 1976 CooleyPhoto scanned from the 1976 Schreiners catalogue by Terry LaurinPhoto scanned from the 1975 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
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Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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
NeonRainbow02.JPGJPG NeonRainbow02.JPG manage 74 K 01 Apr 2014 - 20:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Neon_Rainbow_52.jpgjpg Neon_Rainbow_52.jpg manage 38 K 14 Mar 2012 - 07:13 Main.iris.ua Neon Rainbow
Neon_Rainbow_fl.jpgjpg Neon_Rainbow_fl.jpg manage 47 K 18 Feb 2011 - 18:01 IrisP  
Neon_Rainbow_iris_52.jpgjpg Neon_Rainbow_iris_52.jpg manage 26 K 14 Mar 2012 - 07:13 Main.iris.ua Neon Rainbow
neonrain02.JPGJPG neonrain02.JPG manage 75 K 03 Jul 2014 - 20:07 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
neonrainbow01.jpgjpg neonrainbow01.jpg manage 152 K 01 Apr 2016 - 03:09 TerryLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
neonrainbow02.jpgjpg neonrainbow02.jpg manage 159 K 11 Mar 2017 - 14:32 TerryLaurin Photo by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.
neonrainbow1.jpgjpg neonrainbow1.jpg manage 117 K 10 Jul 2020 - 15:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens taken at Tina and Daughters Iris Gardens
neonrainbow7.JPGJPG neonrainbow7.JPG manage 367 K 14 Feb 2021 - 03:21 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1976 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
neonrainbow8.JPGJPG neonrainbow8.JPG manage 291 K 14 Oct 2020 - 03:03 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1976 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
neonrainbow9.JPGJPG neonrainbow9.JPG manage 341 K 04 Oct 2020 - 02:52 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1975 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r26 - 31 Mar 2022, TerryLaurin
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