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■(IB) 'Apache'

1926, Farr

'Apache' (Bertrand Farr, R.1926) IB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-S9D.

See below:

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From the Farr 1927 catalog: Standards coppery vinous purple (1-171) shading lighter at the base, with brown reticulations; Falls a dark crimson-brown (4-166) with heavy reticulations; beard yellow, stigmas buff, shaded violet. Large flower with incurved or dome-shaped standards and with wide-spreading falls
Nusery listings: Farr 1926, Brooks 1933, Wass. 1938, Kat. 1939,


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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-- Main.RPries - 2010-11-10
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Apache.jpgjpg Apache.jpg manage 27 K 10 Nov 2010 - 19:43 UnknownUser Curtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
IMG_7309.jpgjpg IMG_7309.jpg manage 352 K 20 Dec 2018 - 23:13 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski, Presby 2016
apache01.JPGJPG apache01.JPG manage 721 K 27 Apr 2018 - 19:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
apache1-16.jpgjpg apache1-16.jpg manage 116 K 11 Jun 2016 - 21:42 Main.mikeu Photo taken at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens by Mike Unser
apache5.JPGJPG apache5.JPG manage 262 K 11 May 2023 - 20:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
apache50.jpgjpg apache50.jpg manage 238 K 11 May 2023 - 20:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
apache9.JPGJPG apache9.JPG manage 94 K 10 Aug 2021 - 15:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r17 - 06 Jul 2023, TLaurin
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