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■(TB) 'Blockbuster'

2008, Richardson

'Blockbuster' (Gerald Richardson, R. 2008). Seedling# 02-5-1. TB, 40" (102 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards greyed lavender, deeper violet flush at base; style arms pale amber; falls greyed lavender, pale amber reverse; beards golden orange; slight fragrance. 'Ivory Ghost' sibling. Rockytop 2010

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Awaiting original catalog description


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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-- KentPfeiffer - 2010-06-12
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Blockbuster04.jpgjpg Blockbuster04.jpg manage 144 K 05 Dec 2016 - 04:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Blockbuster09.jpgjpg Blockbuster09.jpg manage 82 K 11 Mar 2022 - 03:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
Blockbuster9.jpgjpg Blockbuster9.jpg manage 188 K 17 Apr 2021 - 14:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
blockbuster01.jpgjpg blockbuster01.jpg manage 44 K 28 Jul 2014 - 12:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
blockbuster02.jpgjpg blockbuster02.jpg manage 56 K 23 Nov 2014 - 17:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
blockbuster03.JPGJPG blockbuster03.JPG manage 62 K 23 Aug 2015 - 03:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Across Iris Lanes
blockbuster1.jpgjpg blockbuster1.jpg manage 62 K 02 Nov 2014 - 03:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
Topic revision: r20 - 24 Nov 2022, TLaurin
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