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■ (TB) 'Big Spender'

2014, Blyth

'Big Spender' (Barry Blyth, R. 2014). Seedling# T31-A. TB, 38"-40" (96-102 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards light icy blue; falls mid violet, 1/4" edge of icy blue; beards rusty tangerine. 'Gypsy Lord' X Keppel seedling# 04-71D: (seedling# 98-181E, 'Naughty Nights' sibling x 'Decadence'). Tempo Two 2015-16

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From Tempo Two catalog 2015: BIG SPENDER (Blyth 2014 Aust) ML 38”- 40” A big Iris, needs a bit of space, hence the name. The standards are soft icy blue and the falls are mid violet with ¼” edge of the standard colour. Beards are rusty tangerine. Plenty of show stems. Easy grower with huge plants and purple based foliage. A colour pattern that is very popular with today’s Iris fanciers. Very fertile. ('Gypsy Lord' X (Keppel 04-71D: 'Naughty Nights' sib x 'Decadence')) Sdlg No T31-4. $50.00.
 
 

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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2015-05-19
Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BigSpender01.jpgjpg BigSpender01.jpg manage 143 K 08 Nov 2015 - 14:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tempo Two Nursery-Australia
BigSpender02.jpgjpg BigSpender02.jpg manage 78 K 03 Dec 2016 - 20:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel Irises
Big_Spender_em.jpgjpg Big_Spender_em.jpg manage 299 K 26 Nov 2019 - 01:50 Main.Elladan Photo by Elladan
bigspender01.jpgjpg bigspender01.jpg manage 74 K 14 Dec 2015 - 20:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
bigspender1.jpgjpg bigspender1.jpg manage 366 K 19 Nov 2019 - 00:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
bigspender9.jpgjpg bigspender9.jpg manage 331 K 29 May 2022 - 19:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r13 - 29 May 2022, Harloiris
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