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■(TB) 'Newly Rich'

1970, Varner

'Newly Rich' (Steve Varner, R. 1969). Seedling# 460. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Color Class-Y1F, Full yellow self; orange beard. 'Illini Gold' X 'Rainbow Gold'. Illini Iris 1970. Franklin Cook Cup 1971; Honorable Mention 1971.

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From AIS Bulletin #204 January 1972: NEWLY RICH '70. Ruffled brilliant deep yellow. '71 winner of Franklin P. Cook Cup and Most Popular Guest Iris poll. 2nd in votes for HM and 6th in Judges Choice. $17. Illini Iris.


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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newlyrich01.JPGJPG newlyrich01.JPG manage 67 K 17 Jul 2014 - 15:44 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Lloyd Zurbrigg slide collection
newlyrich1.jpgjpg newlyrich1.jpg manage 83 K 01 Apr 2016 - 03:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
newlyrich2.JPGJPG newlyrich2.JPG manage 59 K 18 Sep 2019 - 02:49 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the A.H. Fischer slide collection
newlyrich9.JPGJPG newlyrich9.JPG manage 395 K 28 Sep 2020 - 20:50 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1974 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r16 - 28 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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