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■(TB) 'Bashful Bride'

1980, Roderick

'Bashful Bride' (Elvan Roderick, R. 1979). Seedling P7407. TB, 33" (84 cm), Late bloom. Pale pink self; pink beard. 'Pink Taffeta' X 'Blossom Pink'. Roderick 1980. Honorable Mention 1982.

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From AIS Bulletin #237 April 1980 Introducing BASHFUL BRIDE-TB, 33", L. Delicate light pink self with ruffled and fluted falls enhanced by a pink beard. Very vigorous with exceptional branching, producing 9 to 11 buds. Sdlg. #P7407. (Pink Taffeta X Blossom Pink). $25.00. Roderick Iris Garden.


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
bashfulbride01.JPGJPG bashfulbride01.JPG manage 853 K 20 Apr 2017 - 15:47 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
bashfulbride7.JPGJPG bashfulbride7.JPG manage 156 K 05 Apr 2023 - 14:23 Main.TLaurin Photo taken at 1981 AIS St. Louis Convention by Verna Laurin at the Griffin Garden
bashfulbride8.JPGJPG bashfulbride8.JPG manage 165 K 25 Jun 2023 - 02:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada
bashfulbride9.JPGJPG bashfulbride9.JPG manage 67 K 11 Aug 2021 - 02:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r15 - 26 Jun 2023, Harloiris
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