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■(TB) 'Fireball'

1967, Schreiner

'Fireball' (Schreiner, R. 1967). Seedling# V 273-2. TB, 37" (94 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Code = R1D. Standards glossy rich copper-red; falls slightly deeper shade; definite red progression. 'Gypsy Jewels' X 'Fire Magic'. Schreiner 1967. Honorable Mention 1968; Cook-Lapham 1970.

See below:
Fireball.JPGfireball02.jpgfireball03.jpgfireball1.jpgFireball5.jpgfireball9.JPGFireball Sch67.jpgFireballEI.jpg


Awaiting original catalog description.
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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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-- KentPfeiffer - 2010-07-13
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Fireball.JPGJPG Fireball.JPG manage 65 K 02 Feb 2011 - 06:11 IrisP  
Fireball5.jpgjpg Fireball5.jpg manage 60 K 28 Nov 2013 - 21:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
FireballEI.jpgjpg FireballEI.jpg manage 47 K 12 Dec 2012 - 19:08 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Fireball_Sch67.jpgjpg Fireball_Sch67.jpg manage 60 K 18 May 2013 - 14:55 Main.davepote Schreiner's Iris Lover's catalog 1967
fireball02.jpgjpg fireball02.jpg manage 67 K 21 Nov 2014 - 19:17 Main.TLaurin Photo By Steve Sayers
fireball03.jpgjpg fireball03.jpg manage 96 K 08 Jun 2015 - 21:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
fireball1.jpgjpg fireball1.jpg manage 89 K 28 Mar 2016 - 19:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
fireball9.JPGJPG fireball9.JPG manage 295 K 20 Sep 2020 - 13:26 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1967 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r26 - 13 Apr 2024, WayneMesser
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