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■ (TB) 'Big Bang'

2011, Boivin

'Big Bang' (Stéphane Boivin, R. 2011). Seedling 07-13-A. TB, 33 (84 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards and style arms tobacco; falls violet background, tobacco around beard, brown edge; beards orange yellow; falls horizontal on aged blooms; light fragrance. 'Mer Du Sud' X 'Pirate's Quest'.

See below:
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See: IRIS et BULBEUSES n°162, 2012, p. 58, photo p. 43.
From Irrisistible 2017 catalog: "BIG BANG marque le début de notre aventure en matière d'hybridation. Pétales tabac, sépales composées de 3 couleurs : violine au centre, brun pour le contour et tabac au tour de la barbe jaune orangé. La forme de la fleur est aérienne avec des sépales semi horizontal. Branchement de qualité sur 4 niveaux en moyenne avec une ramification basse et des fleurs parfaitement étagées le long de la hampe. Vigoureux. Plante très saine."


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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