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■(TB) 'Fair Dinkum'

1989, Gaulter

'Fair Dinkum' (Larry Gaulter by Cooley's Gardens, R. 1989). Seedling# L82-3. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Ruffled light blue, lighter around near-white beard. 'Portrait Of Larrie' X 'Victoria Falls'. Cooley's Gardens 1989.

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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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
FairDinkum01.jpgjpg FairDinkum01.jpg manage 145 K 27 Feb 2017 - 23:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
FairDinkum281006.jpgjpg FairDinkum281006.jpg manage 16 K 14 Nov 2010 - 05:05 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
FairDinkum3.jpgjpg FairDinkum3.jpg manage 175 K 29 Apr 2021 - 15:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
FairDinkum4.jpgjpg FairDinkum4.jpg manage 63 K 18 Oct 2013 - 21:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
Fair_Dinkum_TB_-_5-11-10.jpgjpg Fair_Dinkum_TB_-_5-11-10.jpg manage 63 K 20 Oct 2010 - 21:01 Main.Barbj44  
fair01.jpgjpg fair01.jpg manage 41 K 04 Feb 2015 - 22:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
fair02.jpgjpg fair02.jpg manage 49 K 04 Feb 2015 - 22:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
fair03.jpgjpg fair03.jpg manage 65 K 23 Jun 2015 - 20:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
fair04.jpgjpg fair04.jpg manage 58 K 23 Jun 2015 - 20:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
fairdinkum9.JPGJPG fairdinkum9.JPG manage 369 K 25 Jan 2021 - 03:18 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1994 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
rsz_fairdinkum_jb.jpgjpg rsz_fairdinkum_jb.jpg manage 71 K 10 Mar 2013 - 02:43 Main.Harloiris photo courtesy Lyn DC, NZ
Topic revision: r18 - 29 Apr 2021, TLaurin
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