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■(IB) 'Mariposa Wizard'

2004, Tasco

'Mariposa Wizard' (Richard Tasco, R. 2003). Seedling #97-IB-01-10-RE. IB, 22" (56 cm), Early to midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards wisteria blue (RHS 92C), midrib base flushed darker; style arms wisteria blue, darker midrib; falls dark violet (86A), slight reddish influence; beards medium blue violet, gold in throat; ruffled; slight musky fragrance. 'Mariposa Skies' X 'Wizard's Return'. Superstition 2004 Honorable Mention 2006; Award of Merit 2008

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From AIS Bulletin #333 April 2004 Introducing MARIPOSA WIZARD (Tasco 2004) IB/RE, 22", EM/RE. Seedling # 97-IB-01-10-RE Wistaria blue standards, midribs flushed darker; dark violet falls with a slight reddish influence. Medium blue-violet beards, gold in throat. Ruffled with 2 branches and 6-to-7 buds. Good fall rebloomer in our zone 8 climate. Mariposa Skies X Wizard's Return. $20.00-or-3/$40.00. Superstition Iris Garden.


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- MichaelGreenfield - 2009-12-27
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
DSCN1338.JPGJPG DSCN1338.JPG manage 68 K 01 Apr 2010 - 00:52 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
MARIPOSAWIZARD01.JPGJPG MARIPOSAWIZARD01.JPG manage 55 K 14 Aug 2014 - 21:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Augusto Bianco-biancoiride-Gabiano-Italy
MARIPOSA_WIZARD_Tasco_2004_IB.jpgjpg MARIPOSA_WIZARD_Tasco_2004_IB.jpg manage 53 K 02 Jan 2010 - 22:25 MichaelGreenfield Photo by Richard Tasco
MARIPOSEWIZARD02.jpgjpg MARIPOSEWIZARD02.jpg manage 180 K 13 Jul 2017 - 16:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
MERIPOSAUIZARD01.JPGJPG MERIPOSAUIZARD01.JPG manage 189 K 26 Sep 2017 - 03:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris Garden Feel Good-Russia
MariposaWizard.JPGJPG MariposaWizard.JPG manage 41 K 27 Feb 2010 - 22:26 KentPfeiffer Photo by Kent Pfeiffer
MariposaWizard02.JPGJPG MariposaWizard02.JPG manage 61 K 30 Mar 2014 - 12:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
MariposaWizard10.jpgjpg MariposaWizard10.jpg manage 31 K 12 Aug 2013 - 20:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hildenbrandt's Iris Garden
MariposaWizardDB.jpgjpg MariposaWizardDB.jpg manage 35 K 08 May 2011 - 13:49 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Dolores Bates
MariposaWizarda.JPGJPG MariposaWizarda.JPG manage 55 K 05 Mar 2010 - 15:41 KentPfeiffer photo by Kent Pfeiffer
MariposaWizardkp8.JPGJPG MariposaWizardkp8.JPG manage 48 K 25 Oct 2010 - 15:00 KentPfeiffer Taken in my garden in zone 5b on May 21, 2008
mariposaWIZARD09aSPIib.jpgjpg mariposaWIZARD09aSPIib.jpg manage 66 K 25 Mar 2010 - 16:09 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
mariposawizard01.jpgjpg mariposawizard01.jpg manage 37 K 09 Aug 2014 - 20:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Malevil Iris Gardens
mariposawizard02.JPGJPG mariposawizard02.JPG manage 80 K 31 Dec 2014 - 02:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden, Aurora, ON Canada
mariposawizard08.jpgjpg mariposawizard08.jpg manage 117 K 14 Nov 2021 - 15:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
mariposawizard09.jpgjpg mariposawizard09.jpg manage 55 K 08 Jul 2013 - 17:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
mariposawizard1.jpgjpg mariposawizard1.jpg manage 138 K 10 Jul 2019 - 20:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
mariposawizard11.jpgjpg mariposawizard11.jpg manage 34 K 07 Oct 2013 - 22:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
mariposawizard12.jpgjpg mariposawizard12.jpg manage 85 K 26 Oct 2013 - 16:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
mariposawizard13.jpgjpg mariposawizard13.jpg manage 68 K 05 Mar 2014 - 00:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Irisaluze-Richard Serafinowski-France
mariposawizard2.jpgjpg mariposawizard2.jpg manage 90 K 11 Jul 2019 - 19:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
mariposawizard7.jpgjpg mariposawizard7.jpg manage 55 K 21 May 2013 - 21:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
mariposawizard8.JPGJPG mariposawizard8.JPG manage 183 K 27 Oct 2022 - 16:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens-reblooming October 2022
mariposawizard9.jpgjpg mariposawizard9.jpg manage 117 K 01 Apr 2020 - 02:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Topic revision: r40 - 06 Nov 2022, TLaurin
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