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■(BB) 'Teapot Tempest'

1999, Markham

'Teapot Tempest' (Lynn Markham, R. 1998) Seedling #92-17B. BB, 27" (69 cm). Late midseason bloom. Bright raspberry orchid self (Munsell 10P, 4/10 to 3/9); style arms white, raspberry orchid ribs and crests; beards soft light blue blending to soft gold in throat; crystalline finish; flared, lightly frilled; purple leaf base; very slight sweet fragrance. 'Angel Feathers' X 'Pops Concert'. Markham 1999. High Commendation 1998; Honorable Mention 2001; Award of Merit 2004; Knowlton Medal 2008.

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From AIS Bulletin #313 April 1999 Introducing TEAPOT-TEMPEST-(BB). Angel Feathers X Pops Concert. Sassy little bright raspberryorchid with soft blue beards. 27" with elegant branch placement - 6 to 7 buds. HC 1998 under Seedling #92-17B. $25.00. Lynn & Peter Markham.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Teapot Tempest BB Stephanie Markham 1999.jpgjpg Teapot Tempest BB Stephanie Markham 1999.jpg manage 545 K 05 Mar 2021 - 20:43 Main.georgebacon George Bacon - Breezeway Iris Garden
TeapotTempest01.jpgjpg TeapotTempest01.jpg manage 46 K 09 Apr 2015 - 21:23 UnknownUser Photo by Elladan McLeester
TeapotTempestBJI.JPGJPG TeapotTempestBJI.JPG manage 64 K 12 Apr 2012 - 18:25 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
TeapotTempest_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg TeapotTempest_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 70 K 01 Jul 2010 - 22:00 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2004 Convention in Fresno, CA
Teapot_Tempest.jpgjpg Teapot_Tempest.jpg manage 70 K 28 Dec 2016 - 20:02 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; Nicholson's Woodland Iris Garden, Modesto, CA; AIS 2004 Convention
teapottempest01.jpgjpg teapottempest01.jpg manage 14 K 02 Jun 2015 - 20:42 UnknownUser Photo by Toadland Gardens
teapottempest2.jpgjpg teapottempest2.jpg manage 56 K 09 Nov 2017 - 15:07 UnknownUser Photo by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
teapottempest3.jpgjpg teapottempest3.jpg manage 26 K 08 Mar 2013 - 14:06 UnknownUser Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Iris Garden
teapottempest4.jpgjpg teapottempest4.jpg manage 35 K 04 Sep 2013 - 20:04 UnknownUser Photo by Hermit Medlars Walk
Topic revision: r24 - 28 Apr 2022, TLaurin
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