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■(BB) 'Mandrake'

2014, Blyth

'Mandrake' (Barry Blyth, R. 2014) Seedling #V341-2. BB, 27" (69 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards lilac with rose-tan infusion extending ¾ up petal and ¹⁄₈˝ edge of rose-tan; falls rose-tan deepening at hafts; beards orange over white. Seedling #S244-A: (seedling #P175-1, 'Kissable You' sibling x 'Adoree') X seedling #T130-1: ('Love to Party' x 'Adoree'). Tempo Two 2014/15.

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Photo by Tempo Two Nursery-AustraliaPhoto by Alla Chernoguz-UkrainePhoto by Keith Keppel IrisesPhoto by LoktevPhoto by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters FarmPhoto by Robert Piatek-PolandPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Smokin Heights-AustraliaPhoto by Smokin Heights-AustraliaPhoto by Smokin Heights-AustraliaPhoto by Smokin Heights-AustraliaPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Katja Woidacki, GermanyPhoto by Katja Woidacki, Germany

References

From Tempo Two catalog, 2014: MANDRAKE (Blyth 2014 Aust) Border Bearded EM 27”. Standards are lilac with a rose-tan infusion extending ¾ of the way up the standard and there is 1/8” edge of rosy tan. The falls are rosy tan deepening at the hafts. Beards are orange over white. Form is flared and ruffled. Growth and habit are typical of Border Bearded Iris, being more compact and in proportion. It has show stems and is fertile. (S244-A: (P175-1: Kissable You sib x Adoree) X (T130-1: Adoree x Love to Party).) Sdlg No.V341-2. $50.00.
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
MANDRAKE01.jpgjpg MANDRAKE01.jpg manage 84 K 28 Oct 2014 - 02:09 TerryLaurin Photo by Tempo Two Nursery-Australia
Mandrake02.jpgjpg Mandrake02.jpg manage 20 K 03 Dec 2016 - 16:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel Irises
Mandrake_a.jpgjpg Mandrake_a.jpg manage 684 K 03 Jan 2023 - 17:09 Main.Katja Photo by Katja Woidacki, Germany
Mandrake_b.jpgjpg Mandrake_b.jpg manage 717 K 03 Jan 2023 - 17:10 Main.Katja Photo by Katja Woidacki, Germany
mandrake01.jpgjpg mandrake01.jpg manage 64 K 24 Jul 2015 - 22:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
mandrake02.jpgjpg mandrake02.jpg manage 29 K 01 Aug 2017 - 22:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
mandrake1.JPGJPG mandrake1.JPG manage 230 K 09 Jan 2019 - 15:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
mandrake3.jpgjpg mandrake3.jpg manage 138 K 02 Mar 2019 - 12:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
mandrake4.JPGJPG mandrake4.JPG manage 193 K 25 Jan 2024 - 19:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
mandrake5.jpgjpg mandrake5.jpg manage 145 K 24 Jan 2023 - 21:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
mandrake50.JPGJPG mandrake50.JPG manage 67 K 08 Feb 2023 - 15:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
mandrake51.jpgjpg mandrake51.jpg manage 135 K 20 Jul 2023 - 02:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
mandrake52.JPGJPG mandrake52.JPG manage 157 K 06 Oct 2023 - 12:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
mandrake6.jpgjpg mandrake6.jpg manage 656 K 18 Dec 2019 - 20:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
mandrake7.JPGJPG mandrake7.JPG manage 205 K 18 Nov 2020 - 22:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
mandrake8.JPGJPG mandrake8.JPG manage 157 K 18 Nov 2020 - 22:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
mandrake9.JPGJPG mandrake9.JPG manage 246 K 18 Nov 2020 - 22:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r23 - 25 Jan 2024, TerryLaurin
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