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■(JI) 'Harlequinesque'

1986, Marx

'Harlequinesque' (Walter Marx, R. 1978) Seedling Red #1. JI (6 petal), height 38" (97 cm), midseason bloom. White, irregularly splashed blue and fuchsia; variable; yellow signal. From selected, heavily veined Marhigo seedlings. Melrose Gardens 1986. Honorable Mention in 1988.

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Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.Photo by Darlyn Wilkinson-Greywood FarmPhoto scanned from the 1986 Melrose Gardens catalogue by Terry LaurinPhoto by Fieldstone GardensPicture by Snowpeak IrisPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Ensata Gardens


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Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some Japanese 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 but moist good garden soil, More tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Needs swampy conditions especially in Spring bloom season.
PH Prefers Acid solis 6.1 to 7.0, intolerant of limy soils
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on organic soils.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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-- MarilynCampbell - 2010-03-22
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BHP_2057-X2_harlequinesque.jpgjpg BHP_2057-X2_harlequinesque.jpg manage 288 K 20 Feb 2016 - 04:36 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
Harlequinesque02.JPGJPG Harlequinesque02.JPG manage 105 K 30 Apr 2014 - 16:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
harlenquinesque09.jpgjpg harlenquinesque09.jpg manage 122 K 15 Apr 2022 - 13:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Darlyn Wilkinson-Greywood Farm
harlenquinesque1.JPGJPG harlenquinesque1.JPG manage 74 K 26 Apr 2020 - 12:00 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1986 Melrose Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
harlenquinesque9.jpgjpg harlenquinesque9.jpg manage 235 K 16 Apr 2021 - 15:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Fieldstone Gardens
harlequineseque08SPIji.jpgjpg harlequineseque08SPIji.jpg manage 41 K 22 Mar 2010 - 16:55 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
harlequinesque01.JPGJPG harlequinesque01.JPG manage 1 MB 12 Dec 2017 - 15:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r13 - 15 Apr 2022, TerryLaurin
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