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■(TB) 'Sunrise Magic'

1974, Brown

'Sunrise Magic' (Rex Brown, R. 1973). Seedling# 68-20-5. TB, 36" (91 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards salmon pink (Wilson 412), blending to aureolin yellow (3/2) on edge; falls aureolin yellow, salmon pink on both sides of saturn red beard. Seedling# 64-67-3: ('Orange Beacon' x Fay pink seedling) X 'Flaming Star'. J. & J. Iris 1974.

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From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing SUNRISE MAGIC (Rex Brown '74). 68.20.5: ((64-67..3: (Orange Beacon x Fay pink) X Flaming Star). TB, 36", ML. The standards are salmon pink (Wilson 412) blending to aureolin yellow (Wilson 3/2) on both sides of the saturn red beard (Wilson 13). Good form with flaring falls and domed standards. Having good substance and lightly ruftled. Net $25.00. J&J Iris Garden.


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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