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■(TB) 'Northward Ho'

1991, Zurbrigg

'Northward Ho' (Lloyd Zurbrigg, R. 1990). Seedling# GG 82. TB, 37" (94 cm). Midseason bloom and rebloom (September in Virginia). Standards and falls. white ground, strawberry pink markings on edges; beards pale yellow. Seedling# P 14-Oct.: ( 'English Cottage' x unknown) X 'Re-Treat'. Avonbank 1991.

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From AIS Bulletin #280 January 1991 Introducing NORTHWARD 80-36" EM & RE (Sept. in VA). Sdlg. GG 82. Introduced for rugged hardiness and early rebloom. A pinkish brown on white plicata with good-sized flowers; only fair branching. A good parent, especially for difficult climates. (English Cottage sib X Re-Treat). $30.00. Avonbank Iris Gardens.


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

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
NorthwardHo01.jpgjpg NorthwardHo01.jpg manage 67 K 07 Apr 2015 - 14:56 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
NorthwardHo02.jpgjpg NorthwardHo02.jpg manage 104 K 07 Apr 2015 - 14:58 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
NorthwardHo5.JPGJPG NorthwardHo5.JPG manage 85 K 26 Nov 2013 - 13:51 UnknownUser Photo by Sans Souci Nursery
Northward_Ho1.jpgjpg Northward_Ho1.jpg manage 84 K 20 Feb 2021 - 12:42 UnknownUser Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
Northward_Ho_TB_lloyd_Zurbrig_1991.jpgjpg Northward_Ho_TB_lloyd_Zurbrig_1991.jpg manage 69 K 19 Sep 2014 - 00:44 Main.georgebacon Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
Northward_Ho_compP1000714.JPGJPG Northward_Ho_compP1000714.JPG manage 38 K 30 Sep 2012 - 04:36 Main.rshadlow  
Northwardho.JPGJPG Northwardho.JPG manage 39 K 01 Oct 2012 - 01:19 UnknownUser Photo by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden, Aurora, ON Canada
northward01.JPGJPG northward01.JPG manage 89 K 21 Jan 2015 - 03:02 UnknownUser Photo by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden, Aurora, ON Canada
northward010.JPGJPG northward010.JPG manage 182 K 02 Aug 2022 - 18:49 UnknownUser Photo by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden, Aurora, ON Canada
northward02.JPGJPG northward02.JPG manage 74 K 12 Mar 2015 - 14:15 UnknownUser Photo by Elladan McLeester
northwardho-jb.jpgjpg northwardho-jb.jpg manage 13 K 18 Jan 2013 - 00:28 Main.Harloiris Photo by Chapman Iris
northwardho02.JPGJPG northwardho02.JPG manage 77 K 21 May 2014 - 20:16 UnknownUser Photo by Elladan McLeester
northwardho08.JPGJPG northwardho08.JPG manage 196 K 13 Jun 2023 - 02:07 UnknownUser Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
northwardho09.JPGJPG northwardho09.JPG manage 250 K 18 Oct 2022 - 01:34 UnknownUser Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens-reblooming October 2022
northwardho090.JPGJPG northwardho090.JPG manage 257 K 18 Oct 2022 - 01:34 UnknownUser Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens-reblooming October 2022
northwardho091.JPGJPG northwardho091.JPG manage 190 K 09 Aug 2023 - 23:09 UnknownUser Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens-reblooming August 2023
northwardho1.JPGJPG northwardho1.JPG manage 119 K 26 Mar 2019 - 13:26 UnknownUser Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
northwardho5.jpgjpg northwardho5.jpg manage 85 K 12 Nov 2013 - 21:19 UnknownUser Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
northwardho9.JPGJPG northwardho9.JPG manage 80 K 25 Aug 2021 - 15:11 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
northwardhoriley.jpgjpg northwardhoriley.jpg manage 210 K 09 Dec 2021 - 15:07 UnknownUser Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Dec. 2021
northwardhospoon.jpgjpg northwardhospoon.jpg manage 170 K 03 Nov 2021 - 22:15 UnknownUser Photo by Virginia Spoon-Winterberry Iris Gardens-reblooming Nov. 2021
northwardhounser.jpgjpg northwardhounser.jpg manage 110 K 10 Dec 2021 - 15:31 UnknownUser Photo by Mike Unser at Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r31 - 09 Aug 2023, TLaurin
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