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■(TB) 'Color Fling'

2017, Painter

'Color Fling' (John Painter, R. 2016) Seedling J10-24A. TB, 32" (81 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards yellow; style arms yellow upper, orchid-purple lower; falls orchid-purple, red shoulders and edge lightening to yellow; beards marigold; slight musky fragrance. 'Hearts on Fire' X 'Moroccan Magic'. Napa Country 2017.

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Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.Photo by Napa Country Iris GardensPhoto by Kate Brewitt at the 2019 AIS National Convention-CaliforniaPhoto by Kate Brewitt at the 2019 AIS National Convention-CaliforniaPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Superstition Iris Gardens


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 - 2017-02-21
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
COLORFLING.JPGJPG COLORFLING.JPG manage 120 K 16 Oct 2019 - 15:32 TerryLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
ColorFling01.jpgjpg ColorFling01.jpg manage 78 K 21 Feb 2017 - 22:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
colorfling1.JPGJPG colorfling1.JPG manage 423 K 27 May 2019 - 01:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at the 2019 AIS National Convention-California
colorfling2.JPGJPG colorfling2.JPG manage 412 K 27 May 2019 - 01:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at the 2019 AIS National Convention-California
colorfling7.JPGJPG colorfling7.JPG manage 131 K 05 Jun 2024 - 20:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
colorflirt9.JPGJPG colorflirt9.JPG manage 190 K 05 Jan 2021 - 14:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r11 - 05 Jun 2024, TerryLaurin
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