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■(TB) 'Calypso Beat'

2002, Schreiner

'Calypso Beat' (Schreiner, R. 2002). Seedling# HH 1570-B. TB, 38" (97 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards and style arms white (RHS 155B); Falls imperial purple (78A), white centerline and patterning below beard; beards yellow. 'Jazzed Up' X seedling# DD 1124-A: (seedling# AA 1290-C: ('Gypsy Woman x seedling# Y 225-2: (seedling# N 502-E, pollen parent of 'Peach Picotee', x 'Gypsy Woman')) x 'Outrageous Fortune'). Schreiner 2002. Honorable Mention 2006.

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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 - 2010-03-27
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
CalypsoBeat6.jpgjpg CalypsoBeat6.jpg manage 22 K 06 Aug 2013 - 01:58 UnknownUser Photo by Iris Oasis
CalypsoBeatBJ.JPGJPG CalypsoBeatBJ.JPG manage 73 K 31 Jan 2012 - 20:20 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
calypso01.jpgjpg calypso01.jpg manage 74 K 04 Jun 2015 - 21:05 UnknownUser Photo by Exline Iris Garden
calypso_beatTIF.jpgjpg calypso_beatTIF.jpg manage 46 K 04 Dec 2011 - 20:12 Main.Betsy881 Photo by The Iris Fan
calypso_beat_64.jpgjpg calypso_beat_64.jpg manage 65 K 27 Nov 2010 - 04:33 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
calypso_beat_66.jpgjpg calypso_beat_66.jpg manage 65 K 27 Nov 2010 - 04:33 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
calypsobeat01.jpgjpg calypsobeat01.jpg manage 27 K 23 Dec 2014 - 04:24 UnknownUser Photo by Elladan McLeester
calypsobeat05.jpgjpg calypsobeat05.jpg manage 65 K 10 Jul 2013 - 01:24 UnknownUser Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
calypsobeat9.jpgjpg calypsobeat9.jpg manage 179 K 22 Mar 2023 - 02:32 UnknownUser Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r17 - 23 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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