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■(BB) 'Zinc Pink'

1986, Ensminger

'Zinc Pink' (Allan Ensminger, R. 1986). Seedling #81-16. BB, 23.5" (60 cm). Late midseason bloom. Laced and ruffled french rose (HCC 520/3); french rose (520/2) styles; french rose (520/1) beard. 'Pink Bubbles' X 'Iris Bohnsack'. Varigay Gardens 1987. Award of Merit 1991; Knowlton Medal 1993.

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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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ZincPink.jpgjpg ZincPink.jpg manage 49 K 13 Apr 2012 - 22:06 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Hornbaker Gardens
ZincPinkBJI.jpgjpg ZincPinkBJI.jpg manage 75 K 12 Apr 2012 - 19:01 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
zicpink04.JPGJPG zicpink04.JPG manage 79 K 21 Jun 2014 - 12:37 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
zicpink05.JPGJPG zicpink05.JPG manage 74 K 21 Jun 2014 - 12:39 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
zincpink03.jpgjpg zincpink03.jpg manage 66 K 07 Jul 2013 - 23:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
zincpink4.jpgjpg zincpink4.jpg manage 14 K 19 Jul 2013 - 13:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Abbey Gardens
zinkpink3.jpgjpg zinkpink3.jpg manage 49 K 09 Nov 2017 - 15:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
Topic revision: r18 - 09 Apr 2022, Harloiris
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