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■(TB) 'Awesome Alex'

2004, Burseen

'Awesome Alex' (Tom Burseen, R. 2003). Seedling# A-912A. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards pearl white; style arms white, lavender wash; falls cream, violet (RHS 88C) wash to creamy sand edge; beards bronze orange (171B), large fuzzy purple horn; ruffled. Seedling# 98-583: (seedling# 95-11: ('Holy Cow' x 'Thornbird') x seedling# 94-55: (seedling# 90-118: (('Creamy French' x (('Curtain Call x 'Galen') x 'Lady Friend') x 'Vinipink') x 'Pagan Pink')) X seedling# 98-331: (seedling# 95-196: ('Monty's Sweet Blue' x Christopherson seedling# FP-2C: ('Momentum' x 'Sky Hooks')) x seedling# 96-164: ('Spirit World' x 'Zaggeran')). TB's Place 2004. Honorable Mention 2007; Award of Merit 2009.

See below:
Awesome Alex by Sherryl Barr in Burleson, TXPhoto by Exline Iris GardenPhoto by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by Elladan McLeesterPhoto by Andi RivarolaPhoto taken in S. Wisconsin by Brenda MikkelsonAWESOME ALEX (Burseen 2004, SA)Photo by Brinda MandellaAwesome Alex photo by Dorothy ParkerAwesome Alex photo by Dorothy Parkerphoto by Elladanphoto by Elladanphoto by Elladanby Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest Francephoto taken in 2009 in my garden in France , zone 6BIriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCEIriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCEIriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCEIriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCEawesomealexPhoto by Malevil Iris GardensPhoto by Tara Perrenial Farm-Owen Sound,Ont.Photo by Don McQueen at Tara Perennial Farm,Owen Sound,OntarioPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Kate Brewitt at Tara Perennial Farm-Owen Sound ONPhoto by IriswarehousePhoto by Gerard Raffaelli-FrancePhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Abbey GardensPhoto by South Jersey IrisPhoto by K.Brewitt 2013 Dallas ConventionPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.Photo by Rene Martin-FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FranceTaken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MOPicture by Snowpeak IrisPhoto by Will Plotner-Wildwood GardensPlease contact Brock Heilman for image use.

References

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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 - 21 Apr 2019

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
AWESOME_ALEX_(Burseen_2004,_SA).JPGJPG AWESOME_ALEX_(Burseen_2004,_SA).JPG manage 665 K 06 Aug 2016 - 18:47 PerryDyer  
Awesome Alex 5-1-2.jpgjpg Awesome Alex 5-1-2.jpg manage 39 K 23 Jul 2022 - 14:31 Main.Ladylovingdove Awesome Alex by Sherryl Barr in Burleson, TX
AwesomeAlex-2014-2.JPGJPG AwesomeAlex-2014-2.JPG manage 31 K 21 Dec 2015 - 10:09 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
AwesomeAlex-2014-4.JPGJPG AwesomeAlex-2014-4.JPG manage 35 K 21 Dec 2015 - 10:09 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
AwesomeAlex-2015-1.jpgjpg AwesomeAlex-2015-1.jpg manage 43 K 21 Dec 2015 - 10:09 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
AwesomeAlex-2015-4.JPGJPG AwesomeAlex-2015-4.JPG manage 39 K 21 Dec 2015 - 10:09 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
AwesomeAlex01.JPGJPG AwesomeAlex01.JPG manage 103 K 07 Mar 2016 - 19:09 TerryLaurin Photo by Tara Perrenial Farm-Owen Sound,Ont.
AwesomeAlex1.JPGJPG AwesomeAlex1.JPG manage 151 K 24 Aug 2016 - 21:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
AwesomeAlex11.jpgjpg AwesomeAlex11.jpg manage 131 K 02 Jun 2021 - 02:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
AwesomeAlex12.JPGJPG AwesomeAlex12.JPG manage 69 K 19 Jul 2013 - 14:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Abbey Gardens
AwesomeAlex13.jpgjpg AwesomeAlex13.jpg manage 44 K 27 Nov 2013 - 02:35 TerryLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
AwesomeAlex17.JPGJPG AwesomeAlex17.JPG manage 71 K 18 Mar 2014 - 19:48 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
AwesomeAlex2.jpgjpg AwesomeAlex2.jpg manage 123 K 04 Jul 2019 - 15:42 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
AwesomeAlexWP.jpgjpg AwesomeAlexWP.jpg manage 73 K 13 Jul 2013 - 18:02 BetsyHiggins Photo by Will Plotner-Wildwood Gardens
AwesomeAlex_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg AwesomeAlex_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 72 K 29 Oct 2010 - 17:26 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
Awesome_Alex-001.jpgjpg Awesome_Alex-001.jpg manage 119 K 25 Jul 2015 - 02:04 Main.heybibs Photo taken in S. Wisconsin by Brenda Mikkelson
Awesome_Alex_2010_BrindaMandella.jpgjpg Awesome_Alex_2010_BrindaMandella.jpg manage 54 K 30 Jun 2010 - 21:58 BrindaMandella Photo by Brinda Mandella
Awesome_Alex_2013-2.jpgjpg Awesome_Alex_2013-2.jpg manage 40 K 17 Mar 2014 - 17:49 Main.Ladylovingdove Awesome Alex photo by Dorothy Parker
Awesome_Alex_2013.jpgjpg Awesome_Alex_2013.jpg manage 41 K 17 Mar 2014 - 17:55 Main.Ladylovingdove Awesome Alex photo by Dorothy Parker
Awesome_Alex__Burseen_2003_A_XX.jpgjpg Awesome_Alex__Burseen_2003_A_XX.jpg manage 52 K 08 Jun 2010 - 11:39 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
BHP_1288-X2_awesome_alex.jpgjpg BHP_1288-X2_awesome_alex.jpg manage 103 K 18 Feb 2016 - 22:25 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
awesome01.jpegjpeg awesome01.jpeg manage 89 K 12 May 2015 - 22:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
awesome01.jpgjpg awesome01.jpg manage 86 K 04 May 2015 - 20:52 TerryLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
awesome02.jpgjpg awesome02.jpg manage 59 K 29 Jan 2015 - 03:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
awesome03.jpgjpg awesome03.jpg manage 68 K 04 Jun 2015 - 16:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Andi Rivarola
awesome_alex_46.jpgjpg awesome_alex_46.jpg manage 72 K 24 Nov 2010 - 02:11 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
awesome_alex_64.jpgjpg awesome_alex_64.jpg manage 66 K 24 Nov 2010 - 02:12 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
awesome_alex_66.jpgjpg awesome_alex_66.jpg manage 72 K 24 Nov 2010 - 02:12 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
awesome_alex_r.jpgjpg awesome_alex_r.jpg manage 62 K 16 Dec 2009 - 17:42 Main.ulysse07 photo taken in 2009 in my garden in France , zone 6B
awesomealex.JPGJPG awesomealex.JPG manage 72 K 11 Jan 2010 - 12:58 Main.avmoran  
awesomealex01.jpgjpg awesomealex01.jpg manage 41 K 11 Aug 2014 - 02:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Malevil Iris Gardens
awesomealex02.JPGJPG awesomealex02.JPG manage 57 K 29 Nov 2014 - 02:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen at Tara Perennial Farm,Owen Sound,Ontario
awesomealex03.jpgjpg awesomealex03.jpg manage 609 K 29 Dec 2015 - 19:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
awesomealex04.jpgjpg awesomealex04.jpg manage 129 K 04 Apr 2017 - 15:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
awesomealex05.JPGJPG awesomealex05.JPG manage 79 K 20 Jan 2015 - 13:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at Tara Perennial Farm-Owen Sound ON
awesomealex06.jpgjpg awesomealex06.jpg manage 356 K 05 Aug 2017 - 20:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Iriswarehouse
awesomealex09.JPGJPG awesomealex09.JPG manage 182 K 28 Feb 2020 - 03:42 TerryLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
awesomealex10.jpgjpg awesomealex10.jpg manage 43 K 28 Mar 2013 - 20:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
awesomealex14.JPGJPG awesomealex14.JPG manage 77 K 30 Dec 2013 - 16:24 TerryLaurin Photo by K.Brewitt 2013 Dallas Convention
awesomealex4.jpgjpg awesomealex4.jpg manage 34 K 22 Nov 2018 - 03:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
awesomealex8.JPGJPG awesomealex8.JPG manage 256 K 13 Mar 2020 - 15:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
awesomealex9.jpgjpg awesomealex9.jpg manage 316 K 22 Nov 2017 - 19:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
awesomealexSPI.jpgjpg awesomealexSPI.jpg manage 27 K 11 Mar 2010 - 18:14 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
Topic revision: r58 - 28 Oct 2023, AlainFranco
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