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■(BB) 'Ballerina Pink'

2010, Black

'Ballerina Pink' (Paul Black, R. 2010) Seedling #N181B. BB, 27" (69 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards pastel pink, slightly paler toward edges; style arms pale peach; falls creamy pink, ivory center, darker pink hafts and edges; beards tangerine; ruffled, laced; slight sweet fragrance. Seedling #K53A: ('La Valse' x 'Funny Girl') X seedling #K59D: (''Lotus Land'' x 'Keeping Up Appearances'). Mid-America 2010. Honorable Mention 2012; Award of Merit 2014. Knowlton Medal 2017.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2010: BALLERINA PINK (Black ‘10) BB. Midseason-Late 27” (69cm). She's surrounded by pretty ruffles and lace and perfectly on point. What a breathtaking picture this ballerina makes! Pastel pink standards pale slightly toward edges. Styles are pale peach. Creamy pink falls are darker toward margins and over hafts. Flowers are perfectly poised and balanced with precise proportions expected of the finest border bearded iris. Show stalks have 3 branches and 8-10 buds. Strong, healthy plants insure a long performance. Total quality. Sdlg. N181B: (La Valse x Funny Girl) X (Lotus Land x Keeping Up Appearances). $35.00.


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-01-27
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BALLERINA_PINK.jpgjpg BALLERINA_PINK.jpg manage 56 K 01 Feb 2010 - 17:08 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
ballerinapink01.jpgjpg ballerinapink01.jpg manage 44 K 06 Aug 2014 - 01:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
ballerinapink02.JPGJPG ballerinapink02.JPG manage 41 K 25 Aug 2014 - 19:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
ballerinapink03.JPGJPG ballerinapink03.JPG manage 46 K 25 Aug 2014 - 19:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
ballerinapink04.JPGJPG ballerinapink04.JPG manage 47 K 30 Dec 2014 - 12:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
ballerinapink1.jpgjpg ballerinapink1.jpg manage 88 K 16 Aug 2017 - 11:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
ballerinapink2.jpgjpg ballerinapink2.jpg manage 82 K 16 Aug 2017 - 11:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
ballerinapink3.JPGJPG ballerinapink3.JPG manage 185 K 20 Feb 2022 - 21:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
ballerinapink9.jpgjpg ballerinapink9.jpg manage 73 K 21 Mar 2023 - 15:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r21 - 21 Mar 2023, TLaurin
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