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■(TB) 'Dutch Chocolate'

1970, Schreiner

'Dutch Chocolate' (Schreiner, R. 1970). Seedling A 378-A. TB, 35" (89 cm). Early midseason bloom. Very uniform warm shade of red chocolate; self beard. 'Gypsy Jewels' X Luihn seedling 60-9. Schreiner 1970.

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Awaiting original catalog description
The new DUTCH CHOCOLATE is more of a red shade of brown and appeared to be of top quality. [Mullin, Ron (1971). Irises I Like, American Iris Society Bulletin 204(January 1972), 11.]


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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