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■(BB) 'Tropical Dove'

2021, Spoon

'Tropical Dove' (Ginny Spoon, R. 2018). Seedling 2010-G39 ORC&GN. BB, 22" (56 cm), Late to very late bloom. Standards light purple-violet (RHS N82D), darker (N82C) in centers, ruffled, fluted, closed, domed; style arms light purple-violet, darker midribs, laced; falls light purple-violet, darker centers and veins, white (155D) spike below beards, horizontally flared; beards white, tipped orange (24A) deep in throat; stay-green spathes; laced; slight sweet fragrance. Seedling 2006-262 LAVCTR: ('Little John' x 'Orchid Dove') X 'Selah Christine'. Winterberry 2021.

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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.

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tropicaldove.JPGJPG tropicaldove.JPG manage 321 K 15 Nov 2019 - 23:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ginny Spoon- Winterberry Iris Gardens.
Topic revision: r4 - 11 Mar 2022, Harloiris
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