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■(TB) 'Thanksgiving'

1976, Sexton

'Thanksgiving' (Neva Sexton, R. 1976). Seedling# 5-67. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Gold and tan self; gold beard. 'Beauty Secret' X seedling# 127-63. Sexton 1976. Honorable Mention 1977.

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Photo by David Potembski, My Garden 2018, Finksburg, MD. Rescued from Rebert Garden, Bed #2.Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden


From AIS Bulletin #221 April 1976 Introducing THANKSGIVING (Sexton '76). M, 36". Beautiful blend of gold and tan. Gold beard. Large formed flowers with heavy substance. Closed stands and flaring falls. Four-way branching with 12 blooms per stalk. A good breeder for me. Sdlg. 5-67. $25.00. Sexton's 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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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
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IMG_0810.jpgjpg IMG_0810.jpg manage 390 K 22 Dec 2018 - 15:03 DavidPotembski Photo by David Potembski, My Garden 2018, Finksburg, MD. Rescued from Rebert Garden, Bed #2.
ThanksgivingBHI.jpgjpg ThanksgivingBHI.jpg manage 44 K 23 Nov 2011 - 21:30 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r10 - 11 Nov 2022, TerryLaurin
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