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■(IB) 'Shimla'

2010/2011, Blyth

'Shimla' (Barry Blyth, R. 2010) Seedling #R3-4. IB, 18" (46 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards buff apricot, light violet infusion toward center; falls soft creamy-apricot, white area around tangerine beards, many lavender-pink dots on outer edges, very ruffled to laced. 'Pink Frosting' X 'Dark Drama'. Tempo Two 2010/11.

See below:

shimla01.jpgSHIMLA6.JPGshimla9.jpgSHIMLA 1.jpg


Hybridizer's Comment: Standards are buff apricot with a light violet infusion around midribs. Falls are soft creamy-apricot with a large white area around beards. Around the falls is a band of lavender pink dots, no stitching. Beards are tangerine. The flower is very ruffled to near lace.


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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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-10-08
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SHIMLA6.JPGJPG SHIMLA6.JPG manage 161 K 06 Dec 2019 - 20:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Debbie Carpenter of.Iris-Splendor-Australia
SHIMLA_1.jpgjpg SHIMLA_1.jpg manage 70 K 08 Oct 2010 - 11:06 Main.Laymont+ by Barry Blyth, Tempo Two, Australie
shimla01.jpgjpg shimla01.jpg manage 29 K 02 Aug 2017 - 03:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
shimla9.jpgjpg shimla9.jpg manage 189 K 31 Mar 2023 - 02:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
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