■(BB) 'Ballerina Pink'
, 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
* * References
| 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
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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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