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■(TB) 'Punchline'

1968, Plough

'Punchline' (Gordon Plough, R. 1967). Seedling# 62-60-26, TB, 34" (86 cm), Early to late bloom. Color Class-V3DL. Standards blended plum brown; falls campanula violet (Wilson 37/2) with wide (3/8" at tip) border of rich reddish brown; hafts are yellow-tan; rich orangy yellow beard. 'Kachina Doll' sibling x 'Serene Serenade'. Eden Road 1968. Favorite Guest 1968; Honorable Mention 1969; Award of Merit 1971.

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Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collectionPhoto scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto by HIPS ArchivesPhoto by HIPS ArchivesPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto scanned from the 1972 Eden Road Iris Garden catalogue by Terry LaurinPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Gardenpunchline flPhoto by IrisgalPhoto by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom

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PUNCHLINE (Plough) - A big bicolor with brown standards and lavender falls (sometime fading to white) with a broad brown band. Also has show stalks-I won my very first Queen of Show with this 8 years ago-ah, seems like only yesterday! [Perry Dyer, “A Tall bearded Collection for the Beginner”, The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 237 (April 1980): 36.]
AIS Bulletin references: 199(Oct 1970), 60; 202(Jul 1971), 52; 203(Oct 1971), 53, 55; 204(Jan 1972), 11


Culture

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.
FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Here

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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
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PunchlineIG.jpgjpg PunchlineIG.jpg manage 24 K 30 Nov 2011 - 15:19 BetsyHiggins Photo by Irisgal
PunchlineIOS.jpgjpg PunchlineIOS.jpg manage 15 K 10 Dec 2011 - 23:39 BetsyHiggins Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom
punchline02.JPGJPG punchline02.JPG manage 95 K 17 May 2014 - 14:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
punchline03.JPGJPG punchline03.JPG manage 51 K 17 May 2014 - 14:32 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
punchline04.JPGJPG punchline04.JPG manage 110 K 15 Jun 2014 - 03:55 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
punchline05.JPGJPG punchline05.JPG manage 96 K 05 Jul 2014 - 15:10 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
punchline1.jpgjpg punchline1.jpg manage 112 K 01 Apr 2016 - 15:02 TerryLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
punchline2.jpgjpg punchline2.jpg manage 159 K 22 Apr 2016 - 15:16 TerryLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
punchline3.jpgjpg punchline3.jpg manage 186 K 08 Jan 2018 - 21:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
punchline4.JPGJPG punchline4.JPG manage 242 K 13 Dec 2020 - 12:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
punchline5.JPGJPG punchline5.JPG manage 134 K 02 Jun 2020 - 02:51 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1972 Eden Road Iris Garden catalogue by Terry Laurin
punchline9.JPGJPG punchline9.JPG manage 100 K 29 Aug 2021 - 02:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
punchline_fl.jpgjpg punchline_fl.jpg manage 41 K 12 Aug 2012 - 16:35 IrisP  
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