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■(TB) 'Fancy Lady'

1987, Shoop

'Fancy Lady' (George Shoop, R. 1987). Seedling# 79-3. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Lightly laced orange; tangerine red beard; slight spicy fragrance. 'China Dragon' X seedling. Shoop 1987.

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From AIS Bulletin #265 April 1987 Introducing FANCY LADY (Shoop '87). TB, 36", midseason. A flaring, lightly laced orange self. Closed standards, well branched, 6 buds. Deep red-orange beards. Sdlg. 79-3: China Dragon X involved seedlings. $25.00. George shoop.


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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FancyLadyBJ.JPGJPG FancyLadyBJ.JPG manage 67 K 09 Feb 2012 - 15:18 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
FancyLadyHG.jpgjpg FancyLadyHG.jpg manage 70 K 20 Mar 2012 - 17:58 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Hornbaker Gardens
fancylady9.JPGJPG fancylady9.JPG manage 296 K 21 Jan 2021 - 21:04 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1994 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r12 - 30 Dec 2021, davepote
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