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■(TB) 'Faded Love'

1994, Meek

'Faded Love' (Joyce Meek, R. 1994). Seedling# 391-2-3. TB, 28-32" (71-81 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards soft pink; falls lavender, white area near beard; beards melon, lavender at end; ruffled and picoteed; slight sweet fragrance. 'Candace' X 'Janie Meek'. D. & J. Gardens 1994.

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From AIS Bulletin #293 April 1994 Introducing FADED LOVE (J. Meek) Sdlg. 391-2-3. TB, M-L, 28-30". Slightly open light pink standards. Wide ruffled lavender falls with white area around melon beards. All edges lightly picoteed. Four to five branches, 8-11 buds, 2-3 flowers open at a time. Candace X Janie Meek. $30.00. D&J Gardens.


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.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Faded-LoveCT.jpgjpg Faded-LoveCT.jpg manage 48 K 29 Oct 2011 - 17:34 Main.Betsy881 Photo by C & T Iris Patch
fadedlove.jpgjpg fadedlove.jpg manage 28 K 27 Jul 2012 - 18:08 Main.TLaurin
fadedlove01.jpgjpg fadedlove01.jpg manage 71 K 23 Jun 2015 - 19:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
fadedlove02.jpgjpg fadedlove02.jpg manage 46 K 23 Jun 2015 - 20:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
fadedlove5.JPGJPG fadedlove5.JPG manage 159 K 08 Jul 2023 - 02:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r11 - 08 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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