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■(TB) 'Candy Apple Classic'

1999, Maryott

'Candy Apple Classic' (William Maryott, R. 1998). Seedling# X257A. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early to midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards and style arms beetroot red to maroon (darker than RHS 72A); falls bright metallic candy red violet (80A), dark brown shoulders, slight brown band; beards dark bronze. Seedling# U159A: (seedling# S168B: (red purple seedling x 'Houdini' sibling) x seedling# S179B: ('En Garde' x 'Houdini')) X seedling# U162A: ('Cherry Glen' x seedling# S195red: ('Mariachi Music' 'Twice Told')). Maryott 1999. Honorable Mention 2001; Award of Merit 2004.

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Candy-Apple-ClassicCT.jpgCandy-Apple-ClassicNN.jpgCandy Apple Classic.jpgcandyapple01.jpgcandyappleclassic.jpgcandyappleclassic01.jpgcandyappleclassic02.jpgcandyappleclassic03.jpgcandyappleclassic04.jpgcandyappleclassic05.jpgcandyappleclassic1.jpgCandyAppleClassic10.JPGCandyAppleClassic11.JPGcandyappleclassic2.jpgCandyAppleClassic6-5-08.jpgcandyappleclassic7.jpgcandyappleclassic8.jpgCandyAppleClassic9.jpgcandyappleclassic9.JPGCandyAppleClassicAA.jpg


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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-- MichaelGreenfield - 2009-12-29
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Candy-Apple-ClassicCT.jpgjpg Candy-Apple-ClassicCT.jpg manage 54 K 28 Oct 2011 - 17:46 Main.Betsy881 Photo by C & T Iris Patch
Candy-Apple-ClassicNN.jpgjpg Candy-Apple-ClassicNN.jpg manage 33 K 06 Nov 2011 - 16:00 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
CandyAppleClassic10.JPGJPG CandyAppleClassic10.JPG manage 84 K 21 Mar 2014 - 13:04 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
CandyAppleClassic11.JPGJPG CandyAppleClassic11.JPG manage 74 K 21 Mar 2014 - 13:05 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
CandyAppleClassic6-5-08.jpgjpg CandyAppleClassic6-5-08.jpg manage 61 K 03 Apr 2010 - 19:08 BettyLouAnn Candy Apple Classic, Los Alamos, NM June, 05 2008
CandyAppleClassic9.jpgjpg CandyAppleClassic9.jpg manage 41 K 28 Nov 2013 - 14:56 UnknownUser Photo by South Jersey Iris
CandyAppleClassicAA.jpgjpg CandyAppleClassicAA.jpg manage 43 K 14 Feb 2011 - 15:49 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
Candy_Apple_Classic.jpgjpg Candy_Apple_Classic.jpg manage 44 K 29 Dec 2009 - 20:40 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
candyapple01.jpgjpg candyapple01.jpg manage 92 K 04 Jun 2015 - 21:12 UnknownUser Photo by Exline Iris Garden
candyappleclassic.jpgjpg candyappleclassic.jpg manage 73 K 08 Jan 2011 - 20:59 Main.avmoran  
candyappleclassic01.jpgjpg candyappleclassic01.jpg manage 58 K 27 Aug 2014 - 16:38 UnknownUser Photo by Jeanette Graham
candyappleclassic02.jpgjpg candyappleclassic02.jpg manage 28 K 13 Nov 2014 - 04:08 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
candyappleclassic03.jpgjpg candyappleclassic03.jpg manage 65 K 20 Dec 2014 - 21:28 UnknownUser Photo by Exline Iris Garden
candyappleclassic04.jpgjpg candyappleclassic04.jpg manage 80 K 19 Sep 2015 - 18:59 UnknownUser Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
candyappleclassic05.jpgjpg candyappleclassic05.jpg manage 223 K 30 Jul 2019 - 19:26 UnknownUser Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
candyappleclassic1.jpgjpg candyappleclassic1.jpg manage 461 K 03 Feb 2017 - 02:56 UnknownUser Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
candyappleclassic2.jpgjpg candyappleclassic2.jpg manage 141 K 26 Apr 2017 - 11:06 UnknownUser Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
candyappleclassic7.jpgjpg candyappleclassic7.jpg manage 30 K 26 Mar 2013 - 12:37 UnknownUser Photo by Front Range Iris
candyappleclassic8.jpgjpg candyappleclassic8.jpg manage 96 K 04 Aug 2013 - 19:18 UnknownUser Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
candyappleclassic9.JPGJPG candyappleclassic9.JPG manage 221 K 01 May 2021 - 01:37 UnknownUser Photo by Evelyn Small taken at Horton Iris Garden
Topic revision: r28 - 08 Sep 2022, Harloiris
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