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■(TB) 'Bombay Eyes'

2009, Nichols

'Bombay Eyes' (Hooker Nichols, R. 2007). TB, 36" (91 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards ice blue-lavender; style arms ice lavender; falls lighter, chartreuse veining, sapphire triangle surrounding beard; beards yellow and powder blue, very short horns; ruffled, sculpted. 'Balch Springs' X 'Mesmerizer'. Hillcrest 2009. Honorable Mention 2013.

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Awaiting original catalog description.
 

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 - 2010-10-17
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BombayEyesWP.jpgjpg BombayEyesWP.jpg manage 34 K 13 Jul 2013 - 19:51 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Wildwood Gardens
bombayeye91.JPGJPG bombayeye91.JPG manage 183 K 01 Mar 2022 - 12:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Feb. 2022
bombayeyes.jpgjpg bombayeyes.jpg manage 71 K 23 Oct 2013 - 18:13 Main.Harloiris photo Delane Langton, AIS Dallas 2013
bombayeyes01.jpgjpg bombayeyes01.jpg manage 140 K 03 Aug 2019 - 19:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
bombayeyes02.jpgjpg bombayeyes02.jpg manage 156 K 03 Aug 2019 - 19:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
bombayeyes3.jpgjpg bombayeyes3.jpg manage 151 K 03 Aug 2019 - 02:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
bombayeyes4.JPGJPG bombayeyes4.JPG manage 67 K 30 Dec 2013 - 16:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by K.Brewitt 2013 Dallas Convention
bombayeyes5.jpgjpg bombayeyes5.jpg manage 194 K 31 Jul 2019 - 23:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
bombayeyes6.jpgjpg bombayeyes6.jpg manage 205 K 01 Aug 2019 - 18:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
bombayeyes7.jpgjpg bombayeyes7.jpg manage 210 K 02 Aug 2019 - 02:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
bombayeyes8.jpgjpg bombayeyes8.jpg manage 225 K 02 Aug 2019 - 02:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
bombayeyes9.jpgjpg bombayeyes9.jpg manage 146 K 03 Aug 2019 - 02:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
bombayeyes92.JPGJPG bombayeyes92.JPG manage 227 K 28 Feb 2022 - 15:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Feb. 2022
Topic revision: r19 - 21 Aug 2022, dougchyz
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