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■(TB) 'Amadeus'

1989, Tompkins

'Amadeus' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1989). Seedling 79-53. TB, 37" (94 cm), Late midseason bloom. Ruffled orchid lilac blended with pale chicory blue; lemon white beard tipped orange pink. Seedling 73-3D: ('Tinsel Town' x 'Charmaine') X seedling 73-121: ('Maudie Marie' x 'Tinsel Town'). Roris Gardens 1989. Honorable Mention 1993.

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Amadeus01.JPGAmadeus02.JPGamadeus1.JPGAmadeus4.jpgamadeus9.JPGamadeus90.jpgAmadeus fl.jpgAmadeusBJ.jpgAmadeusSC.jpg


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Amadeus01.JPGJPG Amadeus01.JPG manage 59 K 20 Nov 2014 - 04:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Amadeus02.JPGJPG Amadeus02.JPG manage 72 K 10 Aug 2021 - 02:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Amadeus4.jpgjpg Amadeus4.jpg manage 42 K 27 Nov 2013 - 03:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
AmadeusBJ.jpgjpg AmadeusBJ.jpg manage 54 K 26 Jan 2012 - 00:31 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
AmadeusSC.jpgjpg AmadeusSC.jpg manage 49 K 25 Oct 2011 - 18:02 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Stoney Creek Iris
Amadeus_fl.jpgjpg Amadeus_fl.jpg manage 47 K 02 Mar 2011 - 05:56 IrisP  
amadeus1.JPGJPG amadeus1.JPG manage 65 K 19 Apr 2020 - 21:35 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1990 Roris Gardens catalog by Terry Laurin
amadeus9.JPGJPG amadeus9.JPG manage 153 K 11 May 2023 - 19:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
amadeus90.jpgjpg amadeus90.jpg manage 283 K 11 May 2023 - 19:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
Topic revision: r22 - 06 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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