Thursday, April 2, 2015
Tall Bearded Iris GOOD EARTH
Has been popular in our garden for years, 'GOOD EARTH' is a honey of a bold golden bronze self. Vigorous grower which quickly produces a great garden clump after division. Thick well branched stems support the large blooms. For a long time this iris sold in New Zealand as an Iris without ID, and recently sent to me to be ID labelled as 'Debbie's Brown'.
Hamner's Iris Garden, Perris California. 1979 Introductions.
GOOD EARTH-TB, 36-38", M. Rich golden bronze self with strong, upright stands and wide, flaring, ruffled falls. Branching and but count excellent. Vigorous. This golden bronze beauty has tremendous garden value. Sdlg. 75-122. Spiced Honey X (Taste of Honey x Honey Nectar).. .. . . . . . . . . . . . .. $25.00
AIS Checklist, 1979.
GOOD EARTH (Bernard Hamner, R. 1978). Sdlg. 75-122. TB, 36-38" (91-97 cm), M. Ruffled golden bronze self; self beard. 'Spiced Honey' X ('Taste of Honey' x 'Honey Nectar'). Hamner 1979.
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