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■(TB) 'Alpine Twilight'

1996, Durrance

'Alpine Twilight' (John Durrance, R. 1996). Seedling 86-151. TB, 36" (91 cm), Late bloom. Standards and style arms pink (RHS 65C); Falls violet pink (66C) washed pink, gradually spreading from center outward as flower ages; beards pink, pinkish orange in throat; ruffled, lightly laced. 'Sostenique' X 'Heavenly Harmony'. Honorable Mention 1998.

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Photo by NolaAlpine Twilight in UkraineAlpine TwilightPhoto by Mike GreenfieldPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Evgeny Nazarov-UkrainePhoto by Evgeny Nazarov-UkrainePhoto by Evgeny Nazarov-UkrainePhoto by C   T Iris Patch


Awaiting original catalog description


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.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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-- MichaelGreenfield - 2009-12-22
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Alpine-TwilightNN.jpgjpg Alpine-TwilightNN.jpg manage 44 K 05 Nov 2011 - 20:30 BetsyHiggins Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
AlpineTwilightCT.jpgjpg AlpineTwilightCT.jpg manage 91 K 26 Oct 2011 - 19:52 BetsyHiggins Photo by C & T Iris Patch
Alpine_Twilight9_12.jpgjpg Alpine_Twilight9_12.jpg manage 45 K 25 Jul 2012 - 03:32 Alpine Twilight in Ukraine
Alpine_Twilight_9.jpgjpg Alpine_Twilight_9.jpg manage 47 K 21 Mar 2012 - 05:58 Alpine Twilight
Alpine_Twilight_w.jpgjpg Alpine_Twilight_w.jpg manage 39 K 22 Dec 2009 - 17:43 MichaelGreenfield Photo by Mike Greenfield
alpinetwilight01.jpgjpg alpinetwilight01.jpg manage 60 K 01 Nov 2014 - 18:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
alpinetwilight02.jpgjpg alpinetwilight02.jpg manage 122 K 23 Oct 2017 - 02:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
alpinetwilight03.jpgjpg alpinetwilight03.jpg manage 83 K 23 Oct 2017 - 02:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
alpinetwilight04.jpgjpg alpinetwilight04.jpg manage 113 K 23 Oct 2017 - 02:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
Topic revision: r20 - 13 Oct 2022, Harloiris
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