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■(TB) 'Dashing'

1991, Byers

'Dashing' (Monty Byers, R. 1990). Seedling D164-112. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early midseason bloom and re-bloom. Standards medium deep purple; falls same, infused reddish violet, lighter area around blue beard; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. 'Violet Miracle' X seedling B-8-4: ('Cease-Fire' x 'Sky Hooks'). Moonshine 1991.

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From AIS Bulletin #281 April 1991 Introducing DASHING-TB. VIOLET MIRACLE X (CEASE-FIRE x SKY HOOKS). Medium deep purple with lighter area around blue b. Very good flaring flowers with rich coloring. Early, strong rebloom here-usually September or earlier. $35.00. Moonshine Gardens.


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
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Dashing01.jpgjpg Dashing01.jpg manage 60 K 25 Sep 2014 - 15:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
DashingBJ.JPGJPG DashingBJ.JPG manage 84 K 06 Feb 2012 - 17:57 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
DashingN.jpgjpg DashingN.jpg manage 50 K 22 Oct 2011 - 15:03 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
dashing01.jpgjpg dashing01.jpg manage 24 K 12 Sep 2014 - 17:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Seagate Irises-United Kingdom
dashing010.JPGJPG dashing010.JPG manage 245 K 08 Feb 2024 - 13:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Seagate Nurseries-Long Sutton Bypass-Long Sutton-United Kingdom
dashing05.jpgjpg dashing05.jpg manage 77 K 11 Jul 2013 - 02:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
dashing5.jpgjpg dashing5.jpg manage 72 K 21 Jan 2010 - 21:06 Main.htb ©2006 Laurie Frazer
dashing6.jpgjpg dashing6.jpg manage 60 K 08 Nov 2013 - 14:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
dashing_66.jpgjpg dashing_66.jpg manage 71 K 28 Nov 2010 - 22:19 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
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