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■(IB) 'Mezza Cartuccia'

1998, Bianco

'Mezza Cartuccia' (Augusto Bianco, R. 1998). Seedling #580. IB, 24" (60 cm), Early to late bloom. Standards blue grey, central area flushed wine; style arms grey; falls violet; beards lilac to sky blue, gold in throat; slight spicy fragrance. ('Pacific Tide' x 'Touch Of Bronze') X 'Chubby Cheeks'. Iride 1998.

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BJ SW MB Canada, Zone 3USDAPhoto by Barbara-Jean Jackson-ManitobaPhoto : Loïc TASQUIER - The Netherlands Zone 7Photo by Augusto Bianco-biancoiride-Gabiano-ItalyPhoto by Barbara-Jean Jackson,Manitoba-CanadaPhoto by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba,CanadaPhoto by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba,CanadaPhoto by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba,CanadaPhoto by Seagate Irises-United KingdomPhoto by Robert Piatek-PolandPhoto by Robert Piatek-PolandPhoto by Robert Piatek-Poland


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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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MEZZACARTUCCIA01.JPGJPG MEZZACARTUCCIA01.JPG manage 66 K 14 Aug 2014 - 21:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Augusto Bianco-biancoiride-Gabiano-Italy
Mezza_Cartuccia_1998_Bianco_ib.JPGJPG Mezza_Cartuccia_1998_Bianco_ib.JPG manage 48 K 11 Dec 2009 - 16:16 Main.tasquierloic Photo : Loïc TASQUIER - The Netherlands Zone 7
ib_mezza_cartuccia.JPGJPG ib_mezza_cartuccia.JPG manage 67 K 25 Oct 2010 - 18:28 Main.plantaddict487 BJ SW MB Canada, Zone 3USDA
mezza01.jpgjpg mezza01.jpg manage 72 K 05 Jun 2015 - 19:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba
mezzacartuccia01.jpgjpg mezzacartuccia01.jpg manage 162 K 01 Jun 2016 - 02:21 TerryLaurin Photo by Barbara-Jean Jackson,Manitoba-Canada
mezzacartuccia02.jpgjpg mezzacartuccia02.jpg manage 123 K 01 Jun 2017 - 23:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba,Canada
mezzacartuccia020.JPGJPG mezzacartuccia020.JPG manage 186 K 20 Jun 2022 - 02:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba,Canada
mezzacartuccia03.jpgjpg mezzacartuccia03.jpg manage 135 K 01 Jun 2017 - 23:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba,Canada
mezzacartuccia3.jpgjpg mezzacartuccia3.jpg manage 20 K 01 Jun 2013 - 01:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Seagate Irises-United Kingdom
mezzacartuccia6.jpgjpg mezzacartuccia6.jpg manage 188 K 24 Jan 2014 - 23:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
mezzacartuccia7.jpgjpg mezzacartuccia7.jpg manage 92 K 02 Jul 2017 - 01:09 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
mezzacartucia4.JPGJPG mezzacartucia4.JPG manage 85 K 24 Jan 2014 - 23:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
Topic revision: r24 - 07 Nov 2022, Harloiris
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