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■(IB) 'Alliteration'

2006, Black

'Alliteration' (Paul Black, R. 2005). Seedling #L231A. IB, 27" (69 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards medium peach-pink center blending to yellow gold and darker to edge, green gold rib, glittering gilt-gold veins shot to gilt gold rim; style arms peach pink, gold crests; falls peach flesh, overlaid glittering peach and yellow gold on haft, glittering gilt-gold veins throughout to narrow gilt-gold band, 3 green-gold veins from beard to edge; beards tangerine orange, big; ruffled, diamond dusted; pronounced spicy fragrance. Seedling #I141A, 'Dolce' sibling X 'Marksman'. Mid-America 2006.

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photo by Chapman IrisPhoto by Riversdale Iris-AustraliaPhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Riversdale Iris-AustraliaPhoto by Riversdale Iris-AustraliaPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America GardenPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America GardenPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America GardenPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America GardenPhoto Mid-America GardenPhoto by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,CanadaPhoto by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.Photo by JensenPhoto by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,CanadaPhoto by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-LithuaniaPhoto by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,CanadaPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Schreinerat the Moscow exhibition of irises
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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2006: ALLITERATION - IB, 27" (69 cm), Midseason-Late. Bright and beautiful would be an appropriate Alliteration. Zingy, greenish-yellow standards are touched pink up midribs. Falls are glittering yellow-gold overlaid peach on hafts. All petals have glittering gold edges. Huge, SCREAMING orange beards assure you won't walk past this one. Check out the parentage. This should be a bonanza for breeding borders, intermediates, and miniature talls. Sdlg. L231A: sib to Dolce X Marksman. $22.50.
 
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Alliteration01.jpgjpg Alliteration01.jpg manage 93 K 19 Apr 2018 - 14:09 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Alliteration05.JPGJPG Alliteration05.JPG manage 131 K 20 Feb 2022 - 15:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
Alliteration050.JPGJPG Alliteration050.JPG manage 242 K 20 Feb 2022 - 15:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
Alliteration051.JPGJPG Alliteration051.JPG manage 201 K 20 Feb 2022 - 15:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
Alliteration052.JPGJPG Alliteration052.JPG manage 258 K 20 Feb 2022 - 15:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
Alliteration06Black-bi.jpgjpg Alliteration06Black-bi.jpg manage 78 K 10 Jan 2012 - 09:24 LoicTasquier Photo Mid-America Garden
Alliteration2.jpgjpg Alliteration2.jpg manage 52 K 06 Jun 2010 - 19:35 BetsyHiggins Photo by Jensen
Alliteration_EI.jpgjpg Alliteration_EI.jpg manage 47 K 01 Oct 2016 - 05:19 Main.ruiris at the Moscow exhibition of irises
alliteration-jb.jpgjpg alliteration-jb.jpg manage 9 K 11 Jan 2013 - 01:42 Main.Harloiris photo by Chapman Iris
alliteration01.jpgjpg alliteration01.jpg manage 67 K 20 Sep 2016 - 01:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Riversdale Iris-Australia
alliteration02.jpgjpg alliteration02.jpg manage 67 K 20 Sep 2016 - 01:11 TerryLaurin Photo by Riversdale Iris-Australia
alliteration03.jpgjpg alliteration03.jpg manage 73 K 20 Sep 2016 - 01:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Riversdale Iris-Australia
alliteration1.jpegjpeg alliteration1.jpeg manage 89 K 23 Dec 2015 - 16:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
alliteration1.jpgjpg alliteration1.jpg manage 135 K 01 Jun 2016 - 03:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
alliteration2.jpegjpeg alliteration2.jpeg manage 103 K 23 Dec 2015 - 16:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
alliteration3.jpgjpg alliteration3.jpg manage 82 K 05 Jun 2017 - 01:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
alliteration4.jpgjpg alliteration4.jpg manage 67 K 08 Nov 2017 - 02:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
alliteration5.jpgjpg alliteration5.jpg manage 162 K 10 Jun 2018 - 02:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
alliteration7.jpgjpg alliteration7.jpg manage 233 K 23 Apr 2023 - 02:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
alliteration9.jpgjpg alliteration9.jpg manage 230 K 01 Aug 2021 - 02:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r28 - 23 Apr 2023, TerryLaurin
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