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■(TB) 'Coral Chalice'

1983, Niswonger

'Coral Chalice' (O. David Niswonger, R. 1982). Seedling# 11-79. TB, 34" (86 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards white; falls salmon pink on upper two-thirds, fading to white toward edge; tangerine beard. 'Coral Strand' X 'Peach Spot'. Cape Iris 1983. Favorite Guest 1984; Honorable Mention 1985; Favorite Guest 1987.

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From AIS Bulletin #249 April 1983 Introducing CORAL CHALICE-Sdlg. 11·79: Coral Strand X Peach Spot. TB, 34", M, 8 to 10 buds, fertile both ways. Another release from one of my best crosses. White with deep coral blush on the falls. Dependable grower, good increase and blooming reliability. EC '79. $25.00. Cape 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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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-01-21
  • One of my favorites- it glows in the garden. I have not had rebloom in Southern California. -- ReneeFraser - 17 Sep 2012
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Coral-ChaliceN.jpgjpg Coral-ChaliceN.jpg manage 34 K 21 Oct 2011 - 19:51 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
CoralChalice-2014-1.jpgjpg CoralChalice-2014-1.jpg manage 42 K 30 Nov 2015 - 17:49 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
CoralChalice-2014-2.jpgjpg CoralChalice-2014-2.jpg manage 36 K 30 Nov 2015 - 17:49 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
CoralChalice-2014-3.JPGJPG CoralChalice-2014-3.JPG manage 39 K 30 Nov 2015 - 17:49 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
CoralChalice01.JPGJPG CoralChalice01.JPG manage 46 K 22 Nov 2014 - 04:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
CoralChalice02.JPGJPG CoralChalice02.JPG manage 113 K 31 May 2015 - 00:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
CoralChalice04.JPGJPG CoralChalice04.JPG manage 62 K 22 Mar 2014 - 21:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
CoralChalice041105.jpgjpg CoralChalice041105.jpg manage 27 K 19 Nov 2010 - 19:34 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
CoralChaliceAA.jpgjpg CoralChaliceAA.jpg manage 28 K 14 Feb 2011 - 23:56 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
CoralChaliceIG.jpgjpg CoralChaliceIG.jpg manage 24 K 29 Nov 2011 - 20:50 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Irisgal
CoralChaliceTIF.jpgjpg CoralChaliceTIF.jpg manage 37 K 04 Dec 2011 - 20:47 Main.Betsy881 Photo by The Iris Fan
Coral_Chalice_fl.jpgjpg Coral_Chalice_fl.jpg manage 37 K 07 Mar 2011 - 19:02 IrisP  
Coralchalice01.jpgjpg Coralchalice01.jpg manage 66 K 03 Nov 2014 - 21:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ogden Station Daylilies
Coralchalice02.jpgjpg Coralchalice02.jpg manage 68 K 14 Sep 2014 - 22:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bonnie's Irises
coralchalice01.jpgjpg coralchalice01.jpg manage 47 K 21 Aug 2014 - 12:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris City Gardens
coralchalice02.pngpng coralchalice02.png manage 138 K 18 Jan 2016 - 16:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Colin Campbell-Iris Hills Farm
coralchalice05.JPGJPG coralchalice05.JPG manage 107 K 04 Jul 2022 - 15:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mike Unser
coralchalice050.JPGJPG coralchalice050.JPG manage 154 K 04 Jul 2022 - 15:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mike Unser
coralchalice09.JPGJPG coralchalice09.JPG manage 269 K 18 Jan 2021 - 03:52 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2003 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
coralchalice10.jpgjpg coralchalice10.jpg manage 82 K 26 Oct 2013 - 15:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Matilija Nursery
coralchalice11.jpgjpg coralchalice11.jpg manage 59 K 06 Nov 2013 - 22:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
coralchalice3.JPGJPG coralchalice3.JPG manage 185 K 02 Aug 2022 - 02:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden, Aurora, ON- Canada
coralchalice5.jpgjpg coralchalice5.jpg manage 72 K 21 Jan 2010 - 19:13 Main.htb ©2001 Laurie Frazer
coralchalice8.jpgjpg coralchalice8.jpg manage 48 K 23 Aug 2013 - 18:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
coralchalice9.jpgjpg coralchalice9.jpg manage 64 K 26 Oct 2013 - 15:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Matilija Nursery
Topic revision: r33 - 25 Jan 2023, dougchyz
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