■(TB) 'Designer Gown'
, 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. Honorable Mention 1987; Award of Merit 1989.
| 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
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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.
- 21 Apr 2019
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