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■(TB) 'Double Down'

2009, Sutton

'Double Down' (Michael Sutton, R. 2008) Seedling S-155-A. TB, 35" (89 cm). Early midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards indian lake red purple, darker edge, rust base; style arms greyed red; falls white ground, heavily washed indian lake, slight yellow influence, 1/4" red black edge, white in throat; beards old gold; slight spicy fragrance. 'Double Click' X 'Uplifting'. Sutton 2009.

note: Iris Register lists parentage as 'Double Click' x 'Uptight'. 'Uptight' is registered as a Louisiana. Correct parentage is 'Double Click' x 'Uplifting'.

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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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-- BettyJacobs - 2010-04-06
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DSCN1129.JPGJPG DSCN1129.JPG manage 68 K 06 Apr 2010 - 04:19 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
DSCN1131.JPGJPG DSCN1131.JPG manage 68 K 06 Apr 2010 - 04:18 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
DSCN1217.JPGJPG DSCN1217.JPG manage 67 K 13 Apr 2010 - 19:43 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
DSCN1576.JPGJPG DSCN1576.JPG manage 68 K 27 Apr 2010 - 05:41 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
DSCN4660.JPGJPG DSCN4660.JPG manage 70 K 13 Apr 2011 - 03:03 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
DSCN4661.JPGJPG DSCN4661.JPG manage 69 K 13 Apr 2011 - 03:06 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
DSCN4663.JPGJPG DSCN4663.JPG manage 69 K 13 Apr 2011 - 03:04 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
Double_Down2_2010_BrindaMandella.jpgjpg Double_Down2_2010_BrindaMandella.jpg manage 69 K 02 Jul 2010 - 15:24 BrindaMandella Photo by Brinda Mandella
doubledown-jb.jpgjpg doubledown-jb.jpg manage 62 K 30 Jan 2013 - 14:32 Main.Harloiris photo courtesy Sutton Iris
doubledown01.jpgjpg doubledown01.jpg manage 157 K 19 Apr 2020 - 02:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
doubledown1.JPGJPG doubledown1.JPG manage 241 K 24 Feb 2020 - 16:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
doubledown2.JPGJPG doubledown2.JPG manage 246 K 24 Feb 2020 - 16:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
doubledown3.JPGJPG doubledown3.JPG manage 268 K 24 Feb 2020 - 16:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
doubledown9.JPGJPG doubledown9.JPG manage 149 K 21 May 2021 - 02:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham taken at Sutton's Iris Gardens
doubledowndash.jpgjpg doubledowndash.jpg manage 265 K 02 Dec 2021 - 20:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash at Wilson's Inspire Us Garden-New Mexico on Nov. 30 /2021
doubledowndash1.JPGJPG doubledowndash1.JPG manage 266 K 04 Dec 2021 - 22:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash at Wilson's Inspire Us Garden-New Mexico on Dec.3 /2021
doubledowndash10.JPGJPG doubledowndash10.JPG manage 235 K 09 Dec 2021 - 14:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash reblooming at Wilson's Inspire Us Garden-New Mexico on Dec.3 /2021
Topic revision: r24 - 09 Dec 2021, TLaurin
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