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■(TB) 'Comedian'

1991, Mohr

'Comedian' (Ken Mohr, R. 1992). TB, 39" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards medium rose pink; Falls medium rose, deeply texture-veined darker rose violet; beards tangerine red. 'Tropical Tempo' X 'Heather Blush'. Pacific Coast Hybridizers 1991.

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Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto from The Iris FarmPhoto by Sandy Ives.


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 - 2010-11-08
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Comedian04.JPGJPG Comedian04.JPG manage 75 K 22 Mar 2014 - 15:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Comedian08.JPGJPG Comedian08.JPG manage 64 K 22 Mar 2014 - 15:11 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Comedian09.JPGJPG Comedian09.JPG manage 62 K 22 Mar 2014 - 15:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
ComedianIF.jpgjpg ComedianIF.jpg manage 48 K 28 Nov 2011 - 16:21 BetsyHiggins Photo from The Iris Farm
ComedianSI.JPGJPG ComedianSI.JPG manage 286 K 08 Apr 2019 - 15:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Sandy Ives.
comedian01.jpgjpg comedian01.jpg manage 141 K 22 Nov 2019 - 16:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
comedian010.JPGJPG comedian010.JPG manage 157 K 28 Jan 2024 - 13:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
comedian2.jpgjpg comedian2.jpg manage 46 K 31 Mar 2013 - 15:18 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
Topic revision: r11 - 28 Jan 2024, Harloiris
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