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■(TB) 'Fast Talker'

2014/2015, Blyth

'Fast Talker' (Barry Blyth, R. 2014). Seedling# V131-1. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards beige-grey, faint rose blush; falls velvety blue-black, some deeper textured veining, fine wire edge of standard color; beards muted bronze. 'Merry Amigo' X 'Haunted Heart'. Tempo Two 2014/15.

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From Tempo Two catalog, 2014: FAST TALKER (Blyth 2014 Aust) M 38”. A true treasure. The standards are beige grey with a soft rose flush. Falls are velvety blue black with some deeper texture veining over the falls and a fne wire edge of the standard colour. Beards are muted bronze. Form and growth are typical of its parent Merry Amigo. Lovely form, super branching and a good grower. Fertile and a good parent. (Merry Amigo X Haunted Heart). Sdlg No. V131-1. $60.00


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
FastTalker01.JPGJPG FastTalker01.JPG manage 280 K 08 Jan 2019 - 15:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
FastTalker02.jpgjpg FastTalker02.jpg manage 72 K 17 Dec 2016 - 02:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow-Keith Keppel Irises
FastTalker9.jpgjpg FastTalker9.jpg manage 197 K 24 Sep 2021 - 22:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-Australia
fast-talker6.jpgjpg fast-talker6.jpg manage 527 K 23 Dec 2019 - 22:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
fast_talker_em.jpgjpg fast_talker_em.jpg manage 246 K 24 Nov 2019 - 00:45 Main.Elladan Photo by Elladan
fastalker05.jpgjpg fastalker05.jpg manage 160 K 02 Feb 2023 - 16:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
fastalker9.JPGJPG fastalker9.JPG manage 120 K 26 May 2021 - 02:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
fasttalker01.jpgjpg fasttalker01.jpg manage 79 K 27 Oct 2014 - 23:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tempo Two Nursery-Australia
fasttalker02.jpgjpg fasttalker02.jpg manage 251 K 25 Nov 2019 - 04:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
fasttalker03.jpgjpg fasttalker03.jpg manage 358 K 25 Nov 2019 - 04:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
fasttalker04.jpgjpg fasttalker04.jpg manage 178 K 25 Nov 2019 - 04:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
fasttalker050.JPGJPG fasttalker050.JPG manage 135 K 29 Nov 2023 - 21:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
fasttalker1.jpgjpg fasttalker1.jpg manage 134 K 18 Jan 2019 - 22:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Ghio-Bay View Gardens
fasttalker2.JPGJPG fasttalker2.JPG manage 276 K 16 May 2019 - 03:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at Bay View Gardens
fasttalker5.JPGJPG fasttalker5.JPG manage 191 K 11 Jan 2024 - 15:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-Australia
fasttalker9.jpgjpg fasttalker9.jpg manage 130 K 19 Nov 2021 - 03:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
Topic revision: r21 - 11 Jan 2024, TLaurin
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