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■(BB) 'Sheer Excitement'

2011, Tasco

'Sheer Excitement' ( Richard Tasco, R. 2011) Seedling #01-IB/BB-40-08. BB, 27" (69 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards violet (RHS 83B) veined lighter, lightening toward slight tan edge; style arms cold white, faint violet blush toward fringed crest, slight yellow blush on top of crest; falls slightly darker pansy-violet (83A) sanded and veined lighter toward slight tan edge, very bright primrose yellow (4A) areas becoming white areas on sides of beards; beards tangerine, white at end; luminata pattern; citronella fragrance. 'Fancy Woman' X 'Hoodlum'. Superstition 2011. Honorable Mention 2013; Awad of Merit 2016; Knowlton Medal 2018.

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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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-- KentPfeiffer - 2011-03-06
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SheerExcitement01.jpgjpg SheerExcitement01.jpg manage 74 K 11 Oct 2014 - 12:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Garden
SheerExcitement04.JPGJPG SheerExcitement04.JPG manage 198 K 02 Sep 2016 - 01:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
SheerExcitement05.jpgjpg SheerExcitement05.jpg manage 171 K 28 Oct 2016 - 03:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pilmore Gardens
SheerExcitement16.jpgjpg SheerExcitement16.jpg manage 24 K 06 Aug 2016 - 14:10 Main.Betsy881 Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
SheerExcitment03.jpgjpg SheerExcitment03.jpg manage 206 K 04 Jul 2019 - 20:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Sheer_Excitment.JPGJPG Sheer_Excitment.JPG manage 70 K 17 Apr 2013 - 05:36 EileenRoark  
sheer01.jpgjpg sheer01.jpg manage 71 K 24 Apr 2015 - 19:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
sheerexcitement01.jpgjpg sheerexcitement01.jpg manage 187 K 20 Mar 2017 - 15:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
sheerexcitement02.jpgjpg sheerexcitement02.jpg manage 45 K 04 Oct 2015 - 15:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
sheerexcitement03.jpgjpg sheerexcitement03.jpg manage 879 K 23 Dec 2015 - 16:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Stout Gardens at Dancingtree
sheerexcitement04.JPGJPG sheerexcitement04.JPG manage 54 K 24 May 2017 - 03:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
sheerexcitement1.jpgjpg sheerexcitement1.jpg manage 213 K 01 May 2017 - 12:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
sheerexcitement3.JPGJPG sheerexcitement3.JPG manage 405 K 22 May 2019 - 22:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at Superstition Iris Gardens
sheerexcitement4.JPGJPG sheerexcitement4.JPG manage 383 K 22 May 2019 - 22:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at Superstition Iris Gardens
sheerexcitement9.JPGJPG sheerexcitement9.JPG manage 193 K 05 Dec 2021 - 03:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Neil Houghton
sheerexcitment2.jpgjpg sheerexcitment2.jpg manage 70 K 21 May 2013 - 16:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r29 - 05 Dec 2021, Harloiris
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