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■ (TB) 'Ay Chihuahua'

2018, Dash

'Ay Chihuahua' (Howard Dash, R. 2017). Seedling ADG 11-02-10. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards and style arms white, yellow rim; falls purple, veining around hafts; beards orange; slight fragrance. 'Zesting Lemons' X Kelly seedling PFM-09-01: ('Pennant Fever' x 'Machismo'). Picacho Mountain Iris 2018. Honorable Mention 2021; Award of Merit 2023.

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Ay Chihuahua lores.jpgAy Chihuahua.jpgaychihuahua01.JPGaychihuahua02.JPGaychihuahua020.JPGaychihuahua03.jpgaychihuahua031.JPGaychihuahua1.jpgaychihuahua2.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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-- BobPries - 30 Oct 2017
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Ay Chihuahua lores.jpgjpg Ay Chihuahua lores.jpg manage 377 K 30 Oct 2017 - 16:06 BobPries lower resolution Howie Dash photo
Ay Chihuahua.jpgjpg Ay Chihuahua.jpg manage 1 MB 30 Oct 2017 - 16:03 BobPries Howie Dash photo High res. R
aychihuahua01.JPGJPG aychihuahua01.JPG manage 583 K 26 Apr 2018 - 21:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
aychihuahua02.JPGJPG aychihuahua02.JPG manage 602 K 26 Apr 2018 - 21:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
aychihuahua020.JPGJPG aychihuahua020.JPG manage 216 K 08 Oct 2022 - 02:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
aychihuahua03.jpgjpg aychihuahua03.jpg manage 142 K 07 Jun 2021 - 19:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
aychihuahua031.JPGJPG aychihuahua031.JPG manage 256 K 29 Apr 2023 - 11:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
aychihuahua1.jpgjpg aychihuahua1.jpg manage 241 K 30 Jul 2019 - 13:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
aychihuahua2.jpgjpg aychihuahua2.jpg manage 169 K 18 May 2020 - 11:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
Topic revision: r16 - 14 Aug 2023, dougchyz
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