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■(TB) 'Salar'

1939, DeForest

'Salar' (Fred DeForest, R. 1939) TB. Early to midseason bloom. Color Class S9M. Honorable Mention 1941.

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salar flPhoto Courtesy of HIPS


From Carl Salbach catalog 1943: SALAR (De Forest 1940). A new blend of large size. Standards are a soft brown with an undertone of gold. Falls salmon buff shading to deep brown at the haft. Good stems. Mid-season. 40". $5.00.
From Western Iris Gardens catalog, 1948: SALAR (DeForest, 1940). ML. 36" A creamy flesh background is subjugated by an overlay of salmon color. Large flowers have an efflux of rose about the beard. Look this one up. HM 1941. $1.00.
Parentage per the hybridizer's records (info from Phil Edinger): ((Magnifica x Dejazet) x Alta California) X Naranja


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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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
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SalarHIPS.jpgjpg SalarHIPS.jpg manage 65 K 19 Feb 2012 - 22:55 BetsyHiggins Photo Courtesy of HIPS
salar_fl.jpgjpg salar_fl.jpg manage 39 K 12 Aug 2012 - 14:39 IrisP  
Topic revision: r10 - 21 Aug 2023, Harloiris
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