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■(TB) 'Designer Gown'

1985, Ghio

'Designer Gown' (Joseph Ghio, R. 1984). Seedling 80-441. TB, 34" (86 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards pink orchid; falls light pink, deeper at hafts; tangerine beard. Seedling 78-133N: ('Magnifique' x seedling 7-234B: (seedling 73-17W: (Blocher seedling 223, 'Louise Watts' sibling x seedling 71-147P: ((('Commentary' x 'Claudia Rene') x 'Claudia Rene') x 'Ponderosa') x ('Ponderosa' x 'New Moon'))) x 'Joyce Terry')) X 'Beverly Sills'. Bay View Gardens 1985.

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Awaiting original catalog description.
Reported Rebloom in: CA, TX, WA USDA Zone 6,7,9 [The 2012 Cumulative Checklist of Reblooming Iris, p. 56]


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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DesignerGown04.JPGJPG DesignerGown04.JPG manage 101 K 06 Dec 2016 - 03:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
DesignerGown05.jpgjpg DesignerGown05.jpg manage 182 K 15 Sep 2017 - 02:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
DesignerGown11.JPGJPG DesignerGown11.JPG manage 75 K 15 Aug 2021 - 01:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DesignerGown12BHI.jpgjpg DesignerGown12BHI.jpg manage 61 K 17 Apr 2012 - 18:12 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DesignerGown4.jpgjpg DesignerGown4.jpg manage 517 K 19 Jan 2017 - 20:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
DesignerGown5.jpgjpg DesignerGown5.jpg manage 53 K 18 Oct 2013 - 17:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
Designer_Gown_Ghio_85.jpejpe Designer_Gown_Ghio_85.jpe manage 68 K 04 Jan 2010 - 17:24 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
designergown01.jpgjpg designergown01.jpg manage 80 K 14 Nov 2014 - 01:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
designergown02.JPGJPG designergown02.JPG manage 64 K 27 Jun 2014 - 18:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bee Warburton
designergown03.JPGJPG designergown03.JPG manage 66 K 27 Jun 2014 - 18:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bee Warburton
designergown04.JPGJPG designergown04.JPG manage 76 K 01 Jul 2019 - 02:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at the 2019 AIS National Convention-California
designergown1.jpgjpg designergown1.jpg manage 220 K 22 Mar 2016 - 21:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
designergown2.jpgjpg designergown2.jpg manage 73 K 22 Mar 2016 - 21:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
designergown5.jpgjpg designergown5.jpg manage 32 K 01 Apr 2013 - 00:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
designergown6.jpgjpg designergown6.jpg manage 67 K 01 Feb 2019 - 13:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mooiplaas Iris & Dayliles-South Africa.
designergown61.jpgjpg designergown61.jpg manage 61 K 29 Jan 2021 - 15:07 Main.TLaurin Photo By Mooiplaas Iris & Daylilies-South Africa
designergown62.jpgjpg designergown62.jpg manage 53 K 29 Jan 2021 - 15:07 Main.TLaurin Photo By Mooiplaas Iris & Daylilies-South Africa
designergown63.jpgjpg designergown63.jpg manage 89 K 29 Jan 2021 - 15:07 Main.TLaurin Photo By Mooiplaas Iris & Daylilies-South Africa
designergown64.jpgjpg designergown64.jpg manage 50 K 29 Jan 2021 - 15:08 Main.TLaurin Photo By Mooiplaas Iris & Daylilies-South Africa
designergown7.jpgjpg designergown7.jpg manage 276 K 24 Nov 2019 - 03:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
Topic revision: r28 - 15 Aug 2021, TLaurin
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