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■(TB) 'Candle Magic'

1961, DeForest

'Candle Magic' (Fred DeForest, R. 1960). Seedling# 57-67-S. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y5, Standards blended cream and tan-gold; falls cream, tan-gold haft. ('Frances Kent' x 'Paradise Pink') X 'Palomino'. Irisnoll 1961.

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CooleyPhoto by HIPS Archives


From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: CANDLE MAGIC DeF. '61) M. 38 in. (F. Kent x Paradise Pink) x Palomino. A beautifully formed flower of richest cream with a complete infused undertone of pink. A touch of rosy amber, tinted copper at the haft and a dusting of gilt around it, lights up the rich beard. 10.00.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
CandleMagic.jpgjpg CandleMagic.jpg manage 232 K 06 Jan 2014 - 03:13 DavidPotembski Cooley's Iris catalog 1971
candlemagic01.JPGJPG candlemagic01.JPG manage 277 K 30 Jun 2016 - 18:28 TerryLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
Topic revision: r12 - 16 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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