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■(IB) 'Esmeralda Glow'

2021, Crockett

'Esmeralda Glow' (Nathan Crockett, R. 2020). Seedling 20142. IB, 26.5" (67 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards magenta-fuchsia blend; style arms pale lavender, yellow edges; falls white under beard overlaid from beard tip with deep velvety magenta, blending to velvety purple and solid purple edge, yellow veining on hafts; beards orange in throat blending to yellow at end; sweet fragrance. 'Sparkling' X ('Frank Adams' x 'After Dark'). Crockett Iris Farms 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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Topic revision: r7 - 05 Jan 2024, BrewItt
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