Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Sands of Gold') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Gordon Plough
Year Of Registration: 1971
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1972
Seedling Number: 67-55-22
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Gold
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Clear aureolin yellow standards; near white fall centers, heavily brushed yellow and brown, blending to aureolin edge, hafts heavily marked dark medium brown
Beard Color: Indian yellow

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: 64-68-31 X Radiant Apogee

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Location: Thelma's, Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2016-05-01after a rainstorm
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Visit to Thelma's Iris Garden by Cuzz4short Jul 18, 2016 7:02 PM 161
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jun 15, 2019 7:48 PM 16,746
Orange and yellow seem like nice colors for irises by tveguy3 Apr 23, 2014 11:16 AM 321
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe Sep 1, 2011 2:43 PM 9

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