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■(TB) 'Winter Gold'

1965, Austin

'Winter Gold' (Lloyd Austin, R. 1964). Seedling# 10. TB, 42" (107 cm). Early bloom and rebloom. Color Class YlF, Deep yellow self, dark gold veins at haft, whitish at beard. 'Color Carnival' X 'Halloween Night'. Rainbow 1965.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1965: WINTER GOLD (Austin '65) E-40". A very clear, bright yellow with dark gold veins at haft, and a spread of 6". Standards formed like a pointed rose-bud. Surpasses all other winter blooming yellows in he1ght, branchmg and abundance of flowers. Should be outstanding as a parent for Re-Bloomers, for it combmes f1ne qual1t1es of flower color and form with excellent branching and re-blooming habits. (Color Carnival X Halloween Night})Sdlg. 10. Reg. $10.00; on $15 order $8.95; on $25 order $7.95.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
WinterGold01.JPGJPG WinterGold01.JPG manage 49 K 09 Dec 2014 - 20:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
WinterGoldBHI.jpgjpg WinterGoldBHI.jpg manage 64 K 24 Nov 2011 - 20:00 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
wintergolddelane.jpgjpg wintergolddelane.jpg manage 116 K 01 Dec 2021 - 14:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r10 - 01 Dec 2021, Harloiris
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