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■(IB) 'Voila'

1973, Gatty

'Voila' (Joseph Gatty, R. 1972). Seedling #A9-B. IB, 20" (51 cm). Early bloom. Near pleroma violet (M&P 43-J-8), slightly deeper (43-L-9) F.; violet-blue beard. 'Dainty Royal' X 'Crinoline'. Keppel 1973. Pod fertile. Honorable Mention 1974; Award of Merit 1976; Sass Medal 1978.

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1978Voilakp1.JPG2017-05-25 068IB Voila (2).jpg20170519 123340IB Voila01.jpg20170519 123345IB Voila (2).jpg20170519 123348IB Voila (2).jpgIMG 8630-X2 voila.jpgvoila01.JPGVoila01.jpgVoila02.JPGvoila03.JPGvoila04.jpgvoila1.JPGvoila2.jpgvoila3.jpgvoila5.JPGvoila9.JPGVoila 1973 Gatty IB-.JPGVoila 1973 Gatty IB.JPG


From AIS Bulletin #209 April 1973 Introducing VOILA (Gatty). E. 20". Dainty Royal X Crinoline. You glance at the iris patch and-voila!-there it is. You could hardly miss it, for this blue-bearded bright red-orchid fairly shrieks at you. Horizontal falls, closed standards. One or two branches plus terminal, three or four buds. $7.50. Keith Keppel.
'Voila' Historic Iris Preservation Society link.


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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-- LoicT - 2009-12-15
  • This one doesn't rebloom, but it's a carrier, and is Pod fertile! -- LoicT - 15 Dec 2009
  • IB 'Voila' bloomed at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately May 16-28 in 2017. -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 03 Aug 2017
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1978Voilakp1.JPGJPG 1978Voilakp1.JPG manage 64 K 15 May 2011 - 00:45 KentPfeiffer Taken at the Sass Memorial Iris Garden near Ashland, NE on May 13, 2011
2017-05-25 068IB Voila (2).jpgjpg 2017-05-25 068IB Voila (2).jpg manage 417 K 03 Aug 2017 - 03:45 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 View of tops of style arms of IB Voila. Photo taken by Holly Johnson, at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 5/25/2017
20170519_123340IB_Voila01.jpgjpg 20170519_123340IB_Voila01.jpg manage 1 MB 23 May 2017 - 18:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at 05/19/17 at MN Landscape Arboretum
20170519_123345IB_Voila_(2).jpgjpg 20170519_123345IB_Voila_(2).jpg manage 900 K 21 May 2017 - 18:23 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 IB Voila- Photo by Holly Johnson taken on May 19, 2017 after rain during previous days at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Zone 4b
20170519_123348IB_Voila_(2).jpgjpg 20170519_123348IB_Voila_(2).jpg manage 1 MB 21 May 2017 - 18:23 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 IB Voila- Photo by Holly Johnson taken on May 19, 2017 after rain during previous days at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Zone 4b
IMG_8630-X2_voila.jpgjpg IMG_8630-X2_voila.jpg manage 320 K 17 Feb 2016 - 05:58 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
Voila01.jpgjpg Voila01.jpg manage 90 K 09 Dec 2014 - 16:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Voila02.JPGJPG Voila02.JPG manage 84 K 04 Sep 2021 - 01:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Voila_1973_Gatty_IB-.JPGJPG Voila_1973_Gatty_IB-.JPG manage 41 K 15 Dec 2009 - 10:08 Main.tasquierloic Photo : Loïc TASQUIER - The Netherlands Zone 7
Voila_1973_Gatty_IB.JPGJPG Voila_1973_Gatty_IB.JPG manage 44 K 15 Dec 2009 - 10:08 Main.tasquierloic Photo : Loïc TASQUIER - The Netherlands Zone 7
voila01.JPGJPG voila01.JPG manage 64 K 28 Nov 2014 - 21:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
voila03.JPGJPG voila03.JPG manage 62 K 19 Jun 2014 - 21:21 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
voila04.jpgjpg voila04.jpg manage 147 K 05 Jun 2018 - 18:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Aboretum-Zone4B
voila1.JPGJPG voila1.JPG manage 876 K 13 Jan 2017 - 19:00 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
voila2.jpgjpg voila2.jpg manage 208 K 27 Apr 2021 - 21:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Seagate Nurseries-United Kingdom
voila3.jpgjpg voila3.jpg manage 23 K 01 Jun 2013 - 13:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Seagate Irises-United Kingdom
voila5.JPGJPG voila5.JPG manage 216 K 28 Apr 2023 - 02:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada
voila9.JPGJPG voila9.JPG manage 71 K 07 Feb 2012 - 05:34 Main.htb ©2009 Laurie Frazer
Topic revision: r34 - 01 Aug 2023, Harloiris
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