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■(TB) 'Uriah The Hittite'

1979, Miller

'Uriah The Hittite' (Bernice Miller, R. 1978) TB, 38" (97 cm), Early bloom and rebloom (mid-October in New Mexico). Standards old gold; falls rosy crimson, edged bronze, small white area at haft evenly striped crimson; gold beard. 'Witch of Endor' X 'Resurrection Story'. Miller 1979.

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From AIS Bulletin #233 Spring 1979 Introducing URIAH THE HITTITE (B. Miller). TB, 36", E & RE mid-October. Vivid as a pagan war banner. S. old gold; F. rosy crimson, edged bronze. Gold beard. Small white area at haft, evenly striped crimson. So wildly victorious and so many blooms at once, the small, crisp blossoms look right (often 14 blooms per stalk). Fragrant. 3 branches and terminal, lower branch re-branches. Witch of Endor X Resurrection Story sib. Bernice Miller.


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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Uriah The Hittite TB Re Bernice Miller 1979.jpegjpeg Uriah The Hittite TB Re Bernice Miller 1979.jpeg manage 332 K 29 Feb 2024 - 16:53 Main.georgebacon Photo by George Bacon taken at Breezeway Iris Gardens
Uriah_The_Hitite_DSCF0936.JPGJPG Uriah_The_Hitite_DSCF0936.JPG manage 643 K 05 Jan 2017 - 03:15 Main.rshadlow taken at Presby 2016 AIS National Convention
UriahtheHittie01.jpgjpg UriahtheHittie01.jpg manage 78 K 19 Apr 2015 - 00:36 UnknownUser Photo by Diana Nicholls
uriahathehittite1.jpgjpg uriahathehittite1.jpg manage 130 K 23 Sep 2020 - 02:38 UnknownUser Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens-reblooming Sept.20/2020
uriahathehittite2.jpgjpg uriahathehittite2.jpg manage 136 K 23 Sep 2020 - 02:40 UnknownUser Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens-reblooming Sept.20/2020
uriahthehitte4.JPGJPG uriahthehitte4.JPG manage 125 K 05 Dec 2021 - 13:12 UnknownUser Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
uriahthehittle3.jpgjpg uriahthehittle3.jpg manage 155 K 23 Sep 2020 - 02:54 UnknownUser Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens-reblooming Sept.18/2020
Topic revision: r12 - 29 Feb 2024, georgebacon
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