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■(BB) 'Cosmic Delight'

2013, Aitken

'Cosmic Delight' (J. Terry Aitken, R. 2013) Seedling #04M46. BB, 22" (56 cm). Late midseason bloom and re-bloom. Bright orange self; beards orange in throat and middle, yellow end, short sharp horn; saw toothed petal edges. 'Many Mahalos' X seedling #99TB: ('It’s Magic' x 'Good Show'). Salmon Creek 2013.

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From Aitken’s Salmon Creek Garden, 2013: COSMIC DELIGHT (Aitken '13) BB, 22" (56 cm) ML & RE, 5 buds. This flower is a bright orange self which is slightly deeper at the haft. Domed standards and semi flared falls have heavy substance and slightly saw toothed petal edges. Bushy prominent bright orange beard blends to yellow at the horn. Very late fall rebloom. Short foliage, good proportion for a border bearded iris. Sdlg.#04M46 (Many Mahalos X #99T8: (It's Magic x GoodShow)) -photo: Cl - $30.00.


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.

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cosmic01.jpgjpg cosmic01.jpg manage 57 K 24 Apr 2015 - 19:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
cosmicdelight01.jpgjpg cosmicdelight01.jpg manage 208 K 09 Jun 2021 - 21:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
cosmicdelight02.JPGJPG cosmicdelight02.JPG manage 558 K 07 Dec 2017 - 16:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
cosmicdelight020.JPGJPG cosmicdelight020.JPG manage 147 K 16 Dec 2023 - 14:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
cosmicdelight021.JPGJPG cosmicdelight021.JPG manage 200 K 16 Dec 2023 - 14:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
cosmicdelight022.JPGJPG cosmicdelight022.JPG manage 305 K 16 Dec 2023 - 14:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
cosmicdelight09.jpgjpg cosmicdelight09.jpg manage 117 K 04 Jun 2020 - 01:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
cosmicdelight090.JPGJPG cosmicdelight090.JPG manage 100 K 11 Aug 2023 - 03:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
cosmicdelight1.JPGJPG cosmicdelight1.JPG manage 358 K 29 Jun 2016 - 14:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-taken at 2016 AIS Convention
cosmicdelight3.jpgjpg cosmicdelight3.jpg manage 82 K 02 Jul 2020 - 02:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Neil D Houghton
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