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■(TB) 'Casting Crowns'

2006, Van Liere

'Casting Crowns' (Robert Van Liere, R. 2004). Seedling# 98-1607. TB, 32" (81 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards and style arms white with gold rim; falls white, gold hafts; beards orange red; ruffled and laced; purple base foliage. 'Acoma' X 'Bogota'. Iris 4 U 2006. Honorable Mention 2009.

See below:

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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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-10-31
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
CASTING_CROWNS_(Van_Liere_2006).JPGJPG CASTING_CROWNS_(Van_Liere_2006).JPG manage 746 K 11 Aug 2016 - 19:33 PerryDyer  
CastingCrowns01.JPGJPG CastingCrowns01.JPG manage 136 K 25 Aug 2016 - 01:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Casting_Crowns.JPGJPG Casting_Crowns.JPG manage 884 K 26 Oct 2014 - 23:09 Main.irisbob Casting Crowns, growing at Iris4u Iris Garden
Casting_CrownsBJ.jpgjpg Casting_CrownsBJ.jpg manage 86 K 02 Feb 2012 - 20:42 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
casting_crowns_64.jpgjpg casting_crowns_64.jpg manage 69 K 27 Nov 2010 - 05:13 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
casting_crowns_66.jpgjpg casting_crowns_66.jpg manage 68 K 27 Nov 2010 - 05:14 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
castingcrowns01.jpgjpg castingcrowns01.jpg manage 41 K 11 Aug 2014 - 13:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Malevil Iris Gardens
castingcrowns02.jpgjpg castingcrowns02.jpg manage 56 K 16 Sep 2015 - 21:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
castingcrowns4.jpgjpg castingcrowns4.jpg manage 37 K 30 Mar 2013 - 14:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
castingcrowns5.JPGJPG castingcrowns5.JPG manage 166 K 09 Jun 2023 - 02:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r23 - 24 Jul 2023, TLaurin
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