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■(IB) 'Swizzle'

1972, Hager

'Swizzle' ( Ben Hager, R. 1971) Seedling #IB2264A. IB, 20" (51 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards yellow ground, peppered brown; falls bright yellow ground, edged with brown plicata markings; bronze beard. 'Tan Sun' X 'Tiffy'. Melrose Gardens 1972. Honorable Mention 1973; Award of Merit 1975; Sass Medal 1979.

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Awaiting original catalog description
SWIZZLE (Hager '72)-A beautifully formed flower of bright yellow peppered brown. Its plant is an admirable one. It will rebloom in this area, but then, one of its parents is the rebloomer 'Tan Sun'. [Joe Gatty, “A Median Review,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, Vol. 55, No. 214 (July 1974): 56.]


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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-- EleanorHutchison - 2010-10-22
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IB-Swizzle1.jpgjpg IB-Swizzle1.jpg manage 50 K 22 Oct 2010 - 16:31 EleanorHutchison Don McQueen photo, London, Ont, Canada Z5
Swizzle.JPGJPG Swizzle.JPG manage 69 K 22 Jan 2011 - 19:55 IrisP  
Swizzle01.jpgjpg Swizzle01.jpg manage 83 K 14 Apr 2015 - 20:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by John Weiler
Swizzle03.JPGJPG Swizzle03.JPG manage 63 K 02 Jun 2015 - 02:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
Swizzle_Mel72.jpgjpg Swizzle_Mel72.jpg manage 62 K 20 May 2013 - 01:49 Main.davepote Melrose Gardens catalog 1972
swizzle01.JPGJPG swizzle01.JPG manage 79 K 09 Jul 2014 - 15:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bee Warburton
swizzle02.JPGJPG swizzle02.JPG manage 60 K 28 Nov 2014 - 20:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
swizzle03.JPGJPG swizzle03.JPG manage 84 K 15 Apr 2014 - 22:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
swizzle04.JPGJPG swizzle04.JPG manage 93 K 15 Apr 2014 - 23:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
swizzle05.JPGJPG swizzle05.JPG manage 90 K 19 Jun 2014 - 03:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
swizzle06.JPGJPG swizzle06.JPG manage 96 K 19 Jun 2014 - 03:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
swizzle07.JPGJPG swizzle07.JPG manage 83 K 09 Jul 2014 - 15:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bee Warburton
swizzle08.JPGJPG swizzle08.JPG manage 1 MB 14 Oct 2015 - 02:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
swizzle09.JPGJPG swizzle09.JPG manage 170 K 21 Mar 2019 - 19:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
swizzle1.JPGJPG swizzle1.JPG manage 769 K 10 Jan 2017 - 14:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glenn Corlew
swizzle2.JPGJPG swizzle2.JPG manage 556 K 31 Aug 2017 - 22:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ontario,Canada-Zone 5
swizzle3.JPGJPG swizzle3.JPG manage 207 K 21 Mar 2019 - 19:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
swizzle4.JPGJPG swizzle4.JPG manage 159 K 25 Mar 2019 - 02:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
swizzle5.JPGJPG swizzle5.JPG manage 183 K 04 Apr 2019 - 13:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
swizzle9.JPGJPG swizzle9.JPG manage 184 K 31 May 2021 - 20:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden, Aurora, ON Canada
Topic revision: r29 - 03 Jun 2021, Harloiris
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