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■(TB) 'Dance Man'

1989/90, Blyth

'Dance Man' (Barry Blyth, R. 1989). Seedling# U111-1. TB, 36-38" (91-96 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Bright yellow, pale cream outpouring below gold beard. 'Speculator' X 'Orangerie'. Tempo Two 1989/90.

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From Tempo Two catalog, 1989: DANCE MAN (Blyth 89) M-L 36" Sdlg U111-1. Beautiful big flowers of bright yellow which is an improvement on its parent Speculator. It has wide cream outpouring on the falls below gold beards. Excellent form (Speculator X Orangerie.) $20.00.


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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DanceManBJ.JPGJPG DanceManBJ.JPG manage 79 K 06 Feb 2012 - 15:55 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
Danceman021108_copy.jpgjpg Danceman021108_copy.jpg manage 32 K 15 Nov 2010 - 09:56 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
dance01.jpgjpg dance01.jpg manage 89 K 03 Feb 2015 - 22:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
dance010.JPGJPG dance010.JPG manage 114 K 28 Jan 2024 - 19:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
dance_man_66.jpgjpg dance_man_66.jpg manage 71 K 28 Nov 2010 - 21:15 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
danceman01.jpgjpg danceman01.jpg manage 58 K 01 Jan 2015 - 23:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
danceman01bh.jpgjpg danceman01bh.jpg manage 22 K 07 Dec 2017 - 18:07 Main.Betsy881 Detail of McLeester photo
danceman02.jpgjpg danceman02.jpg manage 48 K 01 Jan 2015 - 23:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
danceman4.JPGJPG danceman4.JPG manage 307 K 12 Jan 2021 - 21:57 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2003 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
danceman5.JPGJPG danceman5.JPG manage 59 K 21 Apr 2020 - 20:28 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1995 Stockton Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r19 - 28 Jan 2024, TLaurin
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