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■(TB) 'Billie Yvonne'

1988, Nichols

'Billie Yvonne' (Hooker Nichols, R. 1985). Seedling# 82120C. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards deep peach; falls white, edged deep peach; hot orange beard tipped white; ruffled; sweet/spicy fragrance. 'Gene Buckles' X ''Bavarian Cream'. Hillcrest Iris 1988. Exhibition Certificate 1985.

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From AIS Bulletin #268 January 1988 Introducing BILLIE YVONNE (H. Nichols) TB 36" M-L Ruffled peach and white blend with orange beards. Spicy lemon fragrance. (Gene Buckles X Bavarian Cream). EC 1985. $30.00. Hillcrest Iris Gardens.


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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