■ (TB) 'Big Spender'
, 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
See also catalog comments
| 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.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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.
- 21 Apr 2019
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