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■(TB) 'Chariots Of Fire'

2000, Aitken

'Chariots of Fire' (J. Terry Aitken, R. 2000). Seedling# 91 T61 A. TB, 40" (102 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards fluorescent peach pink; falls peach pink rim blending to yellow white around tangerine beard. Seedling# 87 T132: (seedling# 85 T1: (('Dream Affair' x Greenwood seedling# 75C) x ('Sunshine Express' x seedling# 79-40B: ('Apricot Fringe' x 'Sunrise Point'))) x seedling# 82 T19: (('Supersimmon' x 'Apricot Fringe') x ('Sunrise Point' x 'Pink Angel'))) X seedling# 87 T96: (seedling# 82 T74: ('Erleen Richeson' x 'Fresno Frolic') x seedling# 80-128: ((('Gold Galore' x 'Fresno Frolic') x ('Sunshine Express' x seedling# 79-40B)) x 'Berry Cordial')). Aitken 2000. 2nd Prize Franciris® 2005.

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References

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Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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ChariotsOfFire-2015-1.JPGJPG ChariotsOfFire-2015-1.JPG manage 38 K 29 Nov 2015 - 15:17 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
ChariotsOfFire-2015-2.JPGJPG ChariotsOfFire-2015-2.JPG manage 41 K 29 Nov 2015 - 15:17 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
ChariotsOfFire12.jpgjpg ChariotsOfFire12.jpg manage 33 K 28 Nov 2013 - 14:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
Chariots_Of__Fire_630_gd.jpgjpg Chariots_Of__Fire_630_gd.jpg manage 57 K 16 Aug 2012 - 18:24 IrisP Photo by Günter Diedrich
Chariots_of_Fire.jpgjpg Chariots_of_Fire.jpg manage 64 K 20 Sep 2014 - 15:09 Main.georgebacon Breezeway Iris Garden
Chariots_of_Fire_075_gd.jpgjpg Chariots_of_Fire_075_gd.jpg manage 52 K 16 Aug 2012 - 18:24 IrisP Photo by Günter Diedrich
Chariots_of_Fire_Aitken_00.JPGJPG Chariots_of_Fire_Aitken_00.JPG manage 67 K 17 Jan 2010 - 08:38 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
Chariots_of_Fire_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg Chariots_of_Fire_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 61 K 04 Nov 2010 - 23:14 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
ChariotsofFire01.jpgjpg ChariotsofFire01.jpg manage 43 K 01 Oct 2014 - 03:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
IMG_5437-X2_chariots_of_fire.jpgjpg IMG_5437-X2_chariots_of_fire.jpg manage 218 K 12 Feb 2016 - 09:15 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
chairotsoffire.JPGJPG chairotsoffire.JPG manage 219 K 12 Nov 2020 - 02:58 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2006 Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden catalogue by Terry Laurin
chairotsoffire8.jpgjpg chairotsoffire8.jpg manage 19 K 10 Mar 2013 - 21:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Iris Garden
chariotsoffire01.jpgjpg chariotsoffire01.jpg manage 43 K 30 Jul 2014 - 11:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
chariotsoffire02.jpgjpg chariotsoffire02.jpg manage 36 K 11 Aug 2014 - 13:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Malevil Iris Gardens
chariotsoffire03.jpgjpg chariotsoffire03.jpg manage 62 K 13 Nov 2014 - 17:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
chariotsoffire04.jpgjpg chariotsoffire04.jpg manage 63 K 10 Jul 2013 - 02:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
chariotsoffire05.jpgjpg chariotsoffire05.jpg manage 24 K 23 Dec 2014 - 18:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alex Stanton
chariotsoffire06.jpgjpg chariotsoffire06.jpg manage 213 K 22 Mar 2016 - 14:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
chariotsoffire07.jpgjpg chariotsoffire07.jpg manage 132 K 22 Mar 2016 - 14:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
chariotsoffire09.jpgjpg chariotsoffire09.jpg manage 179 K 07 Sep 2020 - 01:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
chariotsoffire1.jpgjpg chariotsoffire1.jpg manage 54 K 11 Nov 2017 - 04:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
chariotsoffire10.jpgjpg chariotsoffire10.jpg manage 53 K 20 May 2013 - 16:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
chariotsoffire15.JPGJPG chariotsoffire15.JPG manage 189 K 25 Feb 2020 - 14:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
chariotsoffire2.jpgjpg chariotsoffire2.jpg manage 27 K 30 Jul 2017 - 15:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
chariotsoffire3.jpgjpg chariotsoffire3.jpg manage 154 K 16 Mar 2017 - 21:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
chariotsoffire4.jpgjpg chariotsoffire4.jpg manage 60 K 09 Mar 2017 - 23:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.
chariotsoffire5.jpgjpg chariotsoffire5.jpg manage 44 K 09 Mar 2017 - 23:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.
chariotsoffire6.jpgjpg chariotsoffire6.jpg manage 78 K 25 Oct 2017 - 02:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
chariotsoffire7.jpgjpg chariotsoffire7.jpg manage 63 K 25 Oct 2017 - 02:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
chariotsoffire8.jpgjpg chariotsoffire8.jpg manage 144 K 25 Oct 2017 - 02:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
chariotsoffire9.jpgjpg chariotsoffire9.jpg manage 41 K 30 Mar 2013 - 15:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
Topic revision: r43 - 06 Mar 2021, Harloiris
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