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■(IB) 'Morning Show'

1988, Ensminger

'Morning Show' (Allan Ensminger, R. 1987). Seedling #84-26. IB, 26" (66 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Cardinal red HCC 822); self beard. Seedling #75-29: (seedling #71-32. involving; 'Extravaganza'. 'Pink Formal', 'Snow Goddess', 'Flame Kiss' and 'Moon River', x 'Shahrohk Mahrohki') X seedling #82-S: ( 'Solar Song' x 'Wampum'). Varigay Gardens 1988. Honorable Mention 1990, President's Cup 1990, Award of Merit 1992.

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Don McQueen photo, London, Ont, Canada Z5BJ SW MB Canada, Zone 3USDAPhoto : Loïc TASQUIER - The Netherlands Zone 7Photo by IriswarehousePhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,CanadaPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collectionPhoto by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Kelways-United Kingdom.Photo scanned from the 1994 Schreiners catalogue by Terry LaurinPhoto by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,CanadaPhoto by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris FarmPhoto by Alain Chapelle-FrancePhoto by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5

References:

From AIS Bulletin #269 April 1988 Introducing MORNING SHOW IB'88. For generations we have been crossing the maroon reds with dark lemon yellows to get bright reds. MORNING SHOW is our brightest red to date. In the morning sun, it is a flash of red across the garden. $15.00. Varigay Gardens.
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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MorningShow03.jpgjpg MorningShow03.jpg manage 55 K 31 Mar 2014 - 22:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
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morningshow02.jpgjpg morningshow02.jpg manage 118 K 14 Jul 2014 - 16:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
morningshow04.jpgjpg morningshow04.jpg manage 63 K 13 Jun 2014 - 21:23 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
morningshow05.JPGJPG morningshow05.JPG manage 62 K 19 Jul 2014 - 20:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
morningshow06.JPGJPG morningshow06.JPG manage 345 K 21 Dec 2015 - 14:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
morningshow07.jpgjpg morningshow07.jpg manage 130 K 21 Mar 2019 - 19:19 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
morningshow08.JPGJPG morningshow08.JPG manage 28 K 03 Jul 2014 - 15:09 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
morningshow09.JPGJPG morningshow09.JPG manage 139 K 27 Mar 2019 - 14:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
morningshow1.JPGJPG morningshow1.JPG manage 1 MB 04 Jul 2016 - 02:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
morningshow11.JPGJPG morningshow11.JPG manage 617 K 13 Jul 2018 - 15:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
morningshow12.JPGJPG morningshow12.JPG manage 570 K 13 Jul 2018 - 15:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
morningshow13.JPGJPG morningshow13.JPG manage 622 K 13 Jul 2018 - 15:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
morningshow14.JPGJPG morningshow14.JPG manage 522 K 13 Jul 2018 - 15:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
morningshow15.JPGJPG morningshow15.JPG manage 132 K 13 Jan 2022 - 15:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
morningshow16.JPGJPG morningshow16.JPG manage 129 K 13 Jan 2022 - 15:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
morningshow2.jpgjpg morningshow2.jpg manage 84 K 02 Mar 2017 - 14:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Kelways-United Kingdom.
morningshow20.JPGJPG morningshow20.JPG manage 133 K 07 Jan 2021 - 16:36 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1994 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
morningshow4.jpgjpg morningshow4.jpg manage 93 K 19 Jun 2013 - 02:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
morningshow5.JPGJPG morningshow5.JPG manage 31 K 25 Feb 2013 - 18:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
morningshow7.jpgjpg morningshow7.jpg manage 67 K 01 Nov 2013 - 21:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
morningshow8.JPGJPG morningshow8.JPG manage 147 K 03 Apr 2019 - 18:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
morningshow9.JPGJPG morningshow9.JPG manage 439 K 28 Sep 2019 - 21:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
Topic revision: r42 - 06 Nov 2022, DougChyz
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