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■(IB) 'Fashion Drama'

1968, Delany

'Fashion Drama' (Lucy Delany, R. 1968). Seedling #66-247. IB, 20" (51 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards chartreuse, violet midrib; falls violet, brown-red at hafts; bright orange beard. 'Fashion Lady' x 'Melodrama') X 'Whole Cloth'. Richmond 1969.

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Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-Katikati-New ZealandPhoto scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto by Richmond Iris Garden, NZ


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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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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FashionDramaRI.jpgjpg FashionDramaRI.jpg manage 16 K 17 Dec 2011 - 18:29 BetsyHiggins Photo by Richmond Iris Garden, NZ
fashiondrama01.jpgjpg fashiondrama01.jpg manage 106 K 20 Aug 2015 - 02:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-Katikati-New Zealand
fashiondrama02.JPGJPG fashiondrama02.JPG manage 63 K 28 Jun 2014 - 13:51 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
Topic revision: r14 - 29 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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