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■(TB) 'Centennial Celebration'

2021, Ford

'Centennial Celebration' (Diana Ford, R. 2019). Seedling 30LC2. TB, 35" (89 cm), Early bloom. Standards white, yellow veining, more yellow at edges, brushed medium yellow at midribs; style arms white with yellow; falls magenta-maroon, lighter at base, medium yellow blaze fading to white at base, red-violet lines down petal, pale band around edges varying from white-lavender to pale yellow, red-violet wire edge; beards yellow tipped orange, darker in throat; slight sweet fragrance. 'Like A Rainbow' X 'Core Values'. Ford Iris 2021. Bearded Centennial Seedling Competition Award 2019. Honorable Mention, 2023.

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Centennial Celebration Iris 170 2 Sh D90 sRGB ©.jpgcentennialcelebration01.JPGcentennialcelebration02.JPGcentennialcelebration09.JPGcentennialcelebration5.JPGcentennialcelebration50.JPGcentennialcelebration6.jpgcentennialcelebration61.jpgcentennialcelebration7.JPGcentennialcelebration8.JPGcentennialcelebration9.JPG


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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
Centennial Celebration Iris_170_2_Sh_D90_sRGB_©.jpgjpg Centennial Celebration Iris_170_2_Sh_D90_sRGB_©.jpg manage 621 K 04 Jul 2023 - 05:03 DouglasDubler Macro shot of Centennial Celebration Iris © 2023 Douglas Dubler 3
centennialcelebration01.JPGJPG centennialcelebration01.JPG manage 208 K 19 Apr 2023 - 02:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
centennialcelebration02.JPGJPG centennialcelebration02.JPG manage 142 K 11 Jun 2021 - 21:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
centennialcelebration09.JPGJPG centennialcelebration09.JPG manage 200 K 03 May 2021 - 21:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evelyn Small
centennialcelebration5.JPGJPG centennialcelebration5.JPG manage 172 K 12 Feb 2024 - 13:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
centennialcelebration50.JPGJPG centennialcelebration50.JPG manage 103 K 12 Feb 2024 - 13:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
centennialcelebration6.jpgjpg centennialcelebration6.jpg manage 158 K 10 May 2021 - 02:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Diana Ford
centennialcelebration61.jpgjpg centennialcelebration61.jpg manage 157 K 10 May 2021 - 02:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Diana Ford
centennialcelebration7.JPGJPG centennialcelebration7.JPG manage 356 K 29 Nov 2020 - 15:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Diana Ford
centennialcelebration8.JPGJPG centennialcelebration8.JPG manage 316 K 29 Nov 2020 - 15:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Diana Ford
centennialcelebration9.JPGJPG centennialcelebration9.JPG manage 202 K 29 Nov 2020 - 15:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Diana Ford
Topic revision: r14 - 12 Feb 2024, TLaurin
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