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■(BB) 'Red Thumbprints'

2000, Cadd

'Red Thumbprints' (Anna and David Cadd, R.1999) Seedling 16-93-1. BB, height 25" (64 cm). Early bloom. Standards light chocolate brown, slightly lighter border; style arms lighter and yellower; falls light chocolate brown, reddish wash to within 1/2" of edge, lighter center touched violet, faint yellow lines on lower half of petal, dark red brown shoulder spots with yellow lines; beards light orange; pronounced sweet fragrance. 'Beyond' X seedling 18-91-1: ('Feminine Charm' x 'Tan Sun'). Cadd's Beehive 2000. Honorable Mention 2004.

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From AIS Bulletin #317 April 2000 Introducing RED THUMBPRINTS: 99-BB, 25" (64 em), E. S. light chocolate brown, slightly lighter border; F. light chocolate brown, lighter center touched violet, dark red brown shoulder spots; beards light orange; pronounced sweet fragrance. Beyond X 18-91-1:(Feminine Charm X Tan Sun). $25.00. Cadd's Beehive Iris Garden.


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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