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(TB) 'Classic Capers'

1987, Hamner

'Classic Capers' (Bernard Hamner, R. 1987). Seedling# 84-78. TB, 34-36" (86-91 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards pastel salmon (RHS 27C); falls shade darker (27A), few marks around orange red beard; ruffled. Involving pink amoena seedlings. Hamner's Iris 1987. Exhibition Certificate 1986.

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From AIS Bulletin #266 July 1987 Introducing CLASSIC CAPERS-TB, 34-36", E-M. A beautiful salmon bitone. Standards are a pastel shade of salmon; the falls are a darker shade of salmon. The ruffled, wide falls have an edging of light salmon. Beards are red-orange. Branching is good with 6 buds. This lovely iris was awarded an exhibition certificate at the Inland Iris Society show held in Riverside last spring. Sdlg. 84-78: from pink amoena breeding. $35.00. Hamner's Iris Garden.


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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