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■(TB) 'Fancy Fellow'

1984, Babson

'Fancy Fellow' (Sanford Babson, R. 1984). Seedling# D65-1. TB, 36" (91 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards blue lavender; falls paler blue lavender, veined deep blue lavender from beard to edge; light yellow beard; fluted. Seedling# A66-5: (('Apropos' x 'Sound Of Music') x 'Crowning Glory') X seedling# YZ145-2: (('Goodness' x seedling# 07-14) x ('Angel Curls' x 'Pretty Carol')). Melrose Gardens 1984.

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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
FANCYFELLOW01.jpgjpg FANCYFELLOW01.jpg manage 129 K 12 Nov 2015 - 03:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by La Ferme Des Iris-France
Fancy-FellowN.jpgjpg Fancy-FellowN.jpg manage 34 K 22 Oct 2011 - 17:00 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
FancyFellow01.JPGJPG FancyFellow01.JPG manage 30 K 02 Oct 2014 - 15:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
FancyFellow7.jpgjpg FancyFellow7.jpg manage 62 K 28 Nov 2013 - 21:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
FancyFellowEI.jpgjpg FancyFellowEI.jpg manage 23 K 12 Dec 2012 - 17:49 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Fancy_Fellow_Babson_84.JPGJPG Fancy_Fellow_Babson_84.JPG manage 63 K 05 Jan 2010 - 11:27 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
Fancy_Fellow_fl.jpgjpg Fancy_Fellow_fl.jpg manage 48 K 09 Mar 2011 - 20:12 IrisP  
fancy02.jpgjpg fancy02.jpg manage 61 K 29 Jan 2015 - 13:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
fancy03.jpgjpg fancy03.jpg manage 62 K 29 Jan 2015 - 13:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
fancy04.jpgjpg fancy04.jpg manage 89 K 08 Jun 2015 - 15:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
fancy_fellow_64.jpgjpg fancy_fellow_64.jpg manage 72 K 30 Nov 2010 - 01:47 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
fancyfellow6.jpgjpg fancyfellow6.jpg manage 81 K 08 Nov 2013 - 22:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
fancyfellow9.JPGJPG fancyfellow9.JPG manage 259 K 01 Dec 2020 - 21:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r32 - 23 Mar 2023, TLaurin
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