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■(TB) 'Caro Nome'

1970, Brown

'Caro Nome' (Bob Brown, R. 1968). Seedling# 67-67. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class VlF, Campanula violet (Wilson 37/1) self; medium ruffling; beard tangerine tipped blue. Seedling# 6350 ((seedling# 60-4 (Hall seedling# 51-28 x 'Palomino') x 'Bright Starlight')) X seedling# 63D2 ('Oriental Pearl' x 'June Meredith'). Corlew 1970. Honorable Mention 1971; Award of Merit 1974.

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From AIS Bulletin #197 April 1970 Introducing Caro Nome (Bob Brown 1970) $25.00 Net. With clean and clear blue-violet petals and a bright red beard, this Iris is a match for the lilting tones of the Prima Donna as she sings her famous aria. Delightfully ruffled. Made a big hit at the Golden Gate Convention under Sdlg. 67-67. 36". Midseason. ((Hall 51-28 x Palomino) x Bright Starlight) X (Oriental Pearl x June Meredith). HC 1968. Cherry Lane Gardens.
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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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
CaroNome5.JPGJPG CaroNome5.JPG manage 340 K 03 Dec 2019 - 14:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Caro_Nome_1968_TB.jpgjpg Caro_Nome_1968_TB.jpg manage 61 K 30 Nov 2011 - 02:12 UnknownUser Photo by Pierre Anfosso - France
Caronom02.jpgjpg Caronom02.jpg manage 87 K 02 Jun 2014 - 02:44 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
Caronome4.JPGJPG Caronome4.JPG manage 78 K 13 Aug 2021 - 11:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
caronome1.JPGJPG caronome1.JPG manage 920 K 12 Apr 2017 - 19:00 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
caronome2.JPGJPG caronome2.JPG manage 840 K 12 Apr 2017 - 19:02 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
caronome9.JPGJPG caronome9.JPG manage 270 K 28 Sep 2020 - 20:28 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1974 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
caronomi01.JPGJPG caronomi01.JPG manage 1011 K 27 Mar 2016 - 20:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
Topic revision: r26 - 22 Nov 2023, Harloiris
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