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■(TB) 'Fashion Alert'

2009, Blyth

'Fashion Alert' (Barry Blyth, R. 2008). Seedling# P190-4. TB, 38" (97 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards muted buff to oyster buff, violet infusion at midrib; falls soft pastel violet blended over buff, deeper flash below beard, some patterned texture veining; beards light burnt tangerine; pronounced sweet fragrance. Seedling# L277-A, 'Glamour Pants' sibling, X 'Viking Dancer'. Tempo Two 2009/10.

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Hybridizer's Comment: Standards are champagne buff with a flush of violet at the midribs. Falls are soft pastel violet blended over buff with a deeper violet flash below the beards. There is some patterned texture veining over the falls. Beards are light burnt tangerine. Broad ruffled and ail good growth traits. Fertile.


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
FASHIONALERT02.jpgjpg FASHIONALERT02.jpg manage 65 K 20 Apr 2014 - 03:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
FASHIONALERT03.jpgjpg FASHIONALERT03.jpg manage 60 K 20 Apr 2014 - 03:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
FASHIONALERT04.jpgjpg FASHIONALERT04.jpg manage 68 K 20 Apr 2014 - 03:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
FASHIONALERT9.jpgjpg FASHIONALERT9.jpg manage 125 K 31 Mar 2021 - 02:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
FASHION_ALERT_stem_by_Barry_Blyth.jpgjpg FASHION_ALERT_stem_by_Barry_Blyth.jpg manage 71 K 26 Mar 2010 - 12:02 Main.Laymont+ by Barry Blyth, Tempo Two, Australia
FashionAlert8.jpgjpg FashionAlert8.jpg manage 202 K 24 Jan 2023 - 19:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
FashionAlert9.jpgjpg FashionAlert9.jpg manage 223 K 24 Sep 2021 - 22:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-Australia
fashion01.jpgjpg fashion01.jpg manage 69 K 04 Feb 2015 - 22:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
fashion010.JPGJPG fashion010.JPG manage 205 K 29 Jan 2024 - 20:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
fashion011.JPGJPG fashion011.JPG manage 168 K 29 Jan 2024 - 20:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
fashionalert01.jpgjpg fashionalert01.jpg manage 56 K 14 Nov 2014 - 19:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
fashionalert02.jpgjpg fashionalert02.jpg manage 644 K 31 Dec 2015 - 15:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
fashionalert04.JPGJPG fashionalert04.JPG manage 174 K 28 May 2018 - 02:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham taken at Sutton's Iris Gardens
fashionalert2.JPGJPG fashionalert2.JPG manage 67 K 22 Jul 2013 - 16:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
fashionalert3.jpgjpg fashionalert3.jpg manage 71 K 28 Feb 2014 - 15:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
fashionalert4.jpegjpeg fashionalert4.jpeg manage 81 K 25 Oct 2018 - 21:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Viktor Karpenko-Ukraine
fashionalerto9sutton.jpgjpg fashionalerto9sutton.jpg manage 62 K 21 Sep 2021 - 22:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r28 - 29 Jan 2024, TLaurin
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