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■(IB) 'Vamp'

1972, Gatty

'Vamp' (Joseph Gatty, R. 1971). Seedling #17R. IB, Height 24" (61 cm). Early to late bloom. Standards deep reddish purple (M&P 48-J-4); falls blended red-purple (44-L-9), overlaid tan on edge, deeper(56-L-12) spot; blue-purple beard tipped bronze. 'Dainty Royal' X 'Martel'. Keppel 1972. Pod fertile. Judges' Choice 1973; Honorable Mention 1973; Award of Merit 1975; Sass Medal 1977.

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in my garden - south of FrancePhoto by Amazing Iris Garden-New ZealandPhoto scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto by Verna Laurin -1976 AIS Convention-Stahly GardenPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Martha RhoadesPhoto scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collectionPhoto by Alain Chapelle-FrancePhoto by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.Photo : Loïc TASQUIER - The Netherlands Zone 7Photo : Loïc TASQUIER - The Netherlands Zone 7Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by Richmond Iris Garden, NZ

References:

From AIS Bulletin #205 April 1972 Introducing VAMP (Gatty) Intermediate. 24" Dainty Royal X Martel. A real charmer done in rich burgundy tones with lighter falls and a maroon fall spot. Beard violet, tipped bronze. Lightly ruffled, with semi-flaring falls. Extremely vigorous and floriferous. EC and HC '7. $7.50. Keith Keppel.
 
 


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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Vamp.jpgjpg Vamp.jpg manage 141 K 16 Sep 2017 - 22:26 Main.Pamina in my garden - south of France
VampRI.jpgjpg VampRI.jpg manage 21 K 17 Dec 2011 - 19:47 BetsyHiggins Photo by Richmond Iris Garden, NZ
Vamp_1971_Gatty_IB-.JPGJPG Vamp_1971_Gatty_IB-.JPG manage 51 K 15 Dec 2009 - 10:05 Main.tasquierloic Photo : Loïc TASQUIER - The Netherlands Zone 7
Vamp_1971_Gatty_IB.JPGJPG Vamp_1971_Gatty_IB.JPG manage 45 K 15 Dec 2009 - 10:05 Main.tasquierloic Photo : Loïc TASQUIER - The Netherlands Zone 7
vamp01.jpgjpg vamp01.jpg manage 125 K 20 Aug 2015 - 13:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
vamp02.JPGJPG vamp02.JPG manage 101 K 11 Jul 2014 - 02:13 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
vamp03.JPGJPG vamp03.JPG manage 78 K 11 Jul 2014 - 02:14 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
vamp04.JPGJPG vamp04.JPG manage 84 K 11 Jul 2014 - 02:16 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
vamp05.JPGJPG vamp05.JPG manage 158 K 09 Mar 2023 - 16:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin -1976 AIS Convention-Stahly Garden
vamp09.JPGJPG vamp09.JPG manage 86 K 03 Sep 2021 - 02:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
vamp2.JPGJPG vamp2.JPG manage 170 K 17 Jun 2024 - 02:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Martha Rhoades
vamp3.JPGJPG vamp3.JPG manage 818 K 02 May 2017 - 14:44 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
vamp4.jpgjpg vamp4.jpg manage 84 K 02 Nov 2013 - 14:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
vamp5.jpgjpg vamp5.jpg manage 31 K 21 Nov 2018 - 03:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
vamp6.jpgjpg vamp6.jpg manage 55 K 21 Nov 2018 - 03:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
vamp7.jpgjpg vamp7.jpg manage 54 K 21 Nov 2018 - 03:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
vamp8.jpgjpg vamp8.jpg manage 34 K 21 Nov 2018 - 03:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
vamp9.jpgjpg vamp9.jpg manage 38 K 21 Nov 2018 - 03:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
vampo09.jpgjpg vampo09.jpg manage 123 K 16 Feb 2021 - 22:16 TerryLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
vampo091.jpgjpg vampo091.jpg manage 80 K 16 Feb 2021 - 22:16 TerryLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
Topic revision: r28 - 17 Jun 2024, TerryLaurin
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