See New TB Image Gallery


You are here: Iris Wiki>TbPthruT Web>TallBearded>TbSummerDawn (16 Nov 2023, Harloiris)Edit Attach

■(TB) 'Summer Dawn'

1968, Benson

'Summer Dawn' (Z. Benson, R. 1967). Seedling# 5F3-9. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-YO5L, Apricot peach blend. 'Marilyn C' X 'Celestial Glory'. Z.Benson 1968. Honorable Mention 1972.

See below:



From AIS Bulletin #189, April 1968 Introducing SUMMER DAWN-Sdlg. SF 3-9. TB. 34". M. Apricot-peach blend. This has an average size flower of good form and substance, closed standards, semiflaring falls that are wide with a nice red beard that sets the whole flower aglow. Good growth habits. Fertile both ways. MARILYN C X CELESTIAL GLORY. Net $25.00. Z. G. Benson.


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.

*Please do not enter images that are not your own without owners' permission, this is against Wiki policy*

"Although the Encyclopedia is free to all, it is supported by Emembership in AIS, If you would like to help sustain this reference, for $15 you can become an Emember, click here."

Interested in Tall Bearded Iris? Please visit the: Tall Bearded Iris Society website.

To Report errors do not use comment box but contact the Iris Encyclopedia Photo Manager or Iris Encyclopedia Manager Comment box is reserved for added information about the topic.

Your Observations Are Valued. Please make note of bud count, branching, purple based foliage and bloom time, etc. Because these are affected by climate, note date, year and geographic location and write these and other comments in the comment box below.


-- JoelleFRANJEULLE - 2010-01-26
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
summerdawn01.JPGJPG summerdawn01.JPG manage 842 K 06 Mar 2018 - 19:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
Topic revision: r14 - 16 Nov 2023, Harloiris
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Iris Wiki? Send feedback