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■(TB) 'Credo'

1966, Babson

'Credo' (Sanford Babson, R. 1964). Seedling# M-50-4. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Maroon-red self. ('Inca Chief' x 'Innuendo') X 'Black Taffeta'. Melrose 1966. High Commendation 1964; Honorable Mention 1967; Judges Choice 1968.

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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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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-03-15
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
CredoSG2.jpgjpg CredoSG2.jpg manage 41 K 12 Dec 2011 - 18:28 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Seagate Iris, UK
credo01.JPGJPG credo01.JPG manage 832 K 12 Apr 2017 - 15:16 Main.TLaurin Photo from Glenn Corlew slide collection
credo1-21.jpgjpg credo1-21.jpg manage 182 K 28 Sep 2021 - 13:09 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser, Photographed at Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
credo9.JPGJPG credo9.JPG manage 87 K 14 Aug 2021 - 02:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r17 - 23 Mar 2022, TLaurin
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