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■(TB) 'Back To The Future'

2008, Niswonger

'Back To The Future' (O. David Niswonger, R. 2008). Seedling# 2-05. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards white; style arms white tipped apricot; falls light fuchsia, slight gold edge; beards tangerine. 'Milk On Apricots' X 'Starring'.

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From AIS Bulletin #353 April 2009 Introducing BACK TO THE FUTURE (Niswonger'09) TB, Sdlg. 2-05: Milk and Apricots X Staffing, 36" (91 cms.) EM. A near amoena of white stds. and light fuchsia falls. The style arms are white tipped apricot and the beard is tangerine. $50.00. Dave Niswonger.


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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backto01.jpgjpg backto01.jpg manage 78 K 04 May 2015 - 02:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
backto02.jpgjpg backto02.jpg manage 88 K 18 Feb 2021 - 02:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
backto021.jpgjpg backto021.jpg manage 95 K 18 Feb 2021 - 02:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
backto022.jpgjpg backto022.jpg manage 82 K 18 Feb 2021 - 02:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
backtothefuture01.JPGJPG backtothefuture01.JPG manage 81 K 18 Dec 2014 - 13:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tara Perennial Farm,Owen Sound,Ontario
backtothefuture02.jpgjpg backtothefuture02.jpg manage 627 K 30 Dec 2015 - 02:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
backtothefuture03.jpgjpg backtothefuture03.jpg manage 59 K 10 Nov 2017 - 21:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
backtothefuture1.jpgjpg backtothefuture1.jpg manage 63 K 28 Feb 2013 - 22:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Comanche Acres Iris Gardens
backtothefuture3.JPGJPG backtothefuture3.JPG manage 71 K 30 Dec 2013 - 16:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by K.Brewitt 2013 Dallas Convention
backtothrfuture2.jpgjpg backtothrfuture2.jpg manage 21 K 10 Mar 2013 - 20:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Iris Garden
Topic revision: r19 - 29 Apr 2022, TLaurin
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