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■(TB) 'Classico'

1984, Gartman

'Classico' (Lilly Gartman, R. 1982). Seedling# 178-27G. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards very pale creamy pink, chartreuse gold rim; falls cream, chartreuse gold rim and haft; gold beard; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. 'Carved Cameo' X 'Satin Glass'. Hillview Gardens 1984.Honorable Mention 1986; Favorite Guest Iris 1986.

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From AIS Bulletin #253 April 1984 Introducing CLASSICO-TB, 36", midseason. Very pale creamy pink stands with chartreuse, gold rim; cream falls with chartreuse, gold rim and hafts; gold beards. A classy, heavy substanced creation with show stalk branching. Sdlg. 178-27G: (Carved Cameo X Satin Glass). $30.00. Hillview Gardens.


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 - 2010-11-06
  • Fine pale yellow, with outstanding plant habits. -- WikiGuest - 24 Jan 2018
  • This iris would have been in fashion 20 years after its introduction. It's lack of recognition reflects poorly on the awards system. A superior iris. -- WikiGuest - 22 Mar 2020
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Classico01.JPGJPG Classico01.JPG manage 69 K 22 Nov 2014 - 03:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Classico03.jpgjpg Classico03.jpg manage 64 K 26 Apr 2015 - 03:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth
Classico081104-2JPG.jpgjpg Classico081104-2JPG.jpg manage 15 K 19 Nov 2010 - 19:22 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
Classico1.jpgjpg Classico1.jpg manage 138 K 29 Apr 2021 - 01:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
Classico2.jpgjpg Classico2.jpg manage 59 K 18 Oct 2013 - 17:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
TBClassico.jpgjpg TBClassico.jpg manage 62 K 17 Mar 2017 - 02:18 Main.ARBoyes  
TBClassico1.jpgjpg TBClassico1.jpg manage 107 K 17 Mar 2017 - 02:18 Main.ARBoyes  
classico01.JPGJPG classico01.JPG manage 365 K 16 Mar 2019 - 23:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at McMillen's Iris Garden-Norwich-Ontario-Canada
classico02.JPGJPG classico02.JPG manage 57 K 07 May 2014 - 19:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at McMillen's Iris Garden-Norwich-Ontario-Canada
classico03.jpgjpg classico03.jpg manage 46 K 03 Feb 2015 - 03:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
classico030.JPGJPG classico030.JPG manage 130 K 28 Jan 2024 - 03:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
classico04.jpgjpg classico04.jpg manage 36 K 03 Feb 2015 - 03:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
classico05.jpgjpg classico05.jpg manage 51 K 19 Jun 2015 - 20:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
classico06.jpgjpg classico06.jpg manage 59 K 19 Jun 2015 - 20:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
rsz_classico.jpgjpg rsz_classico.jpg manage 71 K 12 Jan 2014 - 02:52 Main.Harloiris photo courtesy Scottie Finney
Topic revision: r27 - 28 Jan 2024, Harloiris
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