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■(TB) 'Blinded By The Light'

2017, Lauer

'Blinded By The Light' (Larry Lauer, R. 2016). Seedling# A33-32. TB, 32" (81 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards nasturtium orange (RHS 25B); style arms marigold orange (28C); falls tangerine-orange (24A); beardsmandarin red (40B); ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. 'Honeycomb' x 'Shivaree'. Lauer's Flowers 2017. Honorable Mention 2019; Award of Merit 2021.

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From Lauer’s Flowers catalog 2017: BLINDED BY THE LIGHT E-M 32" Sdlg #A33-32. It will blind you when to see it. S. nasturtium orange; F. tangerine orange; 8. mandarin red; ruffled, slight sweet fragrance, 7 plus buds on multiple branching; it is really orange, you need to see it. Honeycomb X Shivaree. $50.00 or 3 for $110.00.


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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2017-01-18
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Blinded By The Light9.jpgjpg Blinded By The Light9.jpg manage 129 K 06 Feb 2022 - 23:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
blinded-by-the-light1-18.jpgjpg blinded-by-the-light1-18.jpg manage 76 K 05 Aug 2018 - 23:59 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser, taken at Schreiner's Iris Gardens
blinded_by_the_light_3_em.jpgjpg blinded_by_the_light_3_em.jpg manage 411 K 26 Nov 2019 - 02:07 Main.Elladan Photo by Elladan
blinded_by_the_light_em.jpgjpg blinded_by_the_light_em.jpg manage 259 K 26 Nov 2019 - 02:08 Main.Elladan Photo by Elladan
blindedbythelight01.JPGJPG blindedbythelight01.JPG manage 184 K 02 Jun 2019 - 02:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
blindedbythelight01bh.JPGJPG blindedbythelight01bh.JPG manage 17 K 19 Jan 2017 - 18:14 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Larry Lauer--Lauer's Flowers
blindedbythelight1.JPGJPG blindedbythelight1.JPG manage 392 K 27 May 2019 - 02:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at the 2019 AIS National Convention-California
blindedbythelight5.jpgjpg blindedbythelight5.jpg manage 180 K 19 Feb 2023 - 13:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
blindedbythelight50.jpgjpg blindedbythelight50.jpg manage 181 K 19 Feb 2023 - 13:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
blindedbythelight51.jpgjpg blindedbythelight51.jpg manage 70 K 19 Feb 2023 - 13:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
blindedbythelight52.jpgjpg blindedbythelight52.jpg manage 77 K 19 Feb 2023 - 13:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
blindedbythelight53.jpgjpg blindedbythelight53.jpg manage 75 K 19 Feb 2023 - 13:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
blindedbythelight54.jpgjpg blindedbythelight54.jpg manage 182 K 19 Feb 2023 - 13:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
blindedbythelight7.JPGJPG blindedbythelight7.JPG manage 231 K 03 Dec 2023 - 21:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
blindedbythelight9.JPGJPG blindedbythelight9.JPG manage 130 K 08 Jun 2022 - 19:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r18 - 03 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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