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■(TB) 'Dragon King'

2011, Tasco

'Dragon King' (Richard Tasco, R. 2011). Seedling 06-TB-15-31. TB, 37" (94 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards magenta mauve, slightly darker toward top of midrib, tops slightly laced; style arms lemon amber, brown along midrib, brown fringed crest; falls red orchid ground prominently veined dark burgundy-black, slight magenta-mauve rim, white and yellow veins on shoulders and around dark burnt-orange beards; lightly ruffled, medium purple base foliage; slight fragrance. 'Smoky Shadows' X 'Indulgence'. Superstition 2011. Honorable Mention 2013, Award of Merit 2015

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Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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-- KentPfeiffer - 2011-03-06
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2021 dragon king puzzle.jpgjpg 2021 dragon king puzzle.jpg manage 468 K 30 Jul 2021 - 03:11 MarthaRhoades dragon king
Dragon-King9.jpgjpg Dragon-King9.jpg manage 90 K 29 Oct 2021 - 01:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
Dragon-King90.jpgjpg Dragon-King90.jpg manage 90 K 29 Oct 2021 - 01:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
DragonKing04.JPGJPG DragonKing04.JPG manage 174 K 25 Aug 2016 - 02:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
DragonKing05.jpgjpg DragonKing05.jpg manage 119 K 25 Jul 2017 - 02:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U
DragonKing28_Large.JPGJPG DragonKing28_Large.JPG manage 78 K 29 Apr 2012 - 13:23 KentPfeiffer Taken in my garden in zone 5b on April 28, 2012
DragonKing3.jpgjpg DragonKing3.jpg manage 69 K 17 Jul 2013 - 01:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
DragonKing5.jpgjpg DragonKing5.jpg manage 107 K 30 Oct 2016 - 02:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pilmore Gardens
Dragon_King.JPGJPG Dragon_King.JPG manage 78 K 13 Mar 2014 - 18:52 EileenRoark  
Dragon_King1.jpgjpg Dragon_King1.jpg manage 86 K 18 Feb 2021 - 12:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
Dragon_King_TB_Rick_Tasco_2011.jpgjpg Dragon_King_TB_Rick_Tasco_2011.jpg manage 104 K 19 Sep 2014 - 00:13 Main.georgebacon Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
dragon01.jpgjpg dragon01.jpg manage 88 K 08 Jun 2015 - 02:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
dragonking01.jpgjpg dragonking01.jpg manage 65 K 14 Nov 2014 - 03:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
dragonking02.jpgjpg dragonking02.jpg manage 81 K 30 Jul 2015 - 01:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS Convention
dragonking03.JPGJPG dragonking03.JPG manage 82 K 23 Aug 2015 - 19:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Across Iris Lanes Garden
dragonking04.jpgjpg dragonking04.jpg manage 51 K 28 Jan 2016 - 03:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris City Gardens
dragonking05.jpgjpg dragonking05.jpg manage 185 K 26 Jun 2019 - 21:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
dragonking06.jpgjpg dragonking06.jpg manage 159 K 29 Jun 2019 - 19:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
dragonking07.jpgjpg dragonking07.jpg manage 178 K 29 Jun 2019 - 19:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
dragonking077.jpgjpg dragonking077.jpg manage 139 K 10 Jul 2020 - 19:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens taken at Tina and Daughters Iris Gardens
dragonking09.jpgjpg dragonking09.jpg manage 495 K 23 Dec 2019 - 13:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
dragonking1.JPGJPG dragonking1.JPG manage 182 K 11 May 2016 - 22:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
dragonking14.JPGJPG dragonking14.JPG manage 168 K 25 Feb 2020 - 14:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
dragonking2.jpgjpg dragonking2.jpg manage 38 K 29 Aug 2017 - 02:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
dragonking4.JPGJPG dragonking4.JPG manage 69 K 26 Aug 2013 - 22:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
dragonking5.JPGJPG dragonking5.JPG manage 96 K 30 Dec 2013 - 21:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by K.Brewitt 2013 Dallas Convention
dragonking6.JPGJPG dragonking6.JPG manage 74 K 30 Dec 2013 - 21:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by K.Brewitt 2013 Dallas Convention
dragonking7.JPGJPG dragonking7.JPG manage 331 K 22 May 2019 - 18:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at Superstition Iris Gardens
dragonking8.JPGJPG dragonking8.JPG manage 369 K 22 May 2019 - 18:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at Superstition Iris Gardens
dragonking9.jpgjpg dragonking9.jpg manage 174 K 03 Jul 2019 - 23:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Topic revision: r37 - 07 Jun 2022, TLaurin
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