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■(TB) 'Flamenco Whirl'

1988, Hamner

'Flamenco Whirl' (Bernard Hamner, R. 1988). Seedling# 84-57. TB, 30-32" (76-81 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards golden yellow; falls maroon red, edged golden yellow, few gold markings around gold beard; ruffled; slight spicy fragrance. 'Wild Jasmine' x 'Flamenco'. Hamner's Iris 1988.

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From AIS Bulletin #269 April 1988 Introducing FLAMENCO WHIRL-TB, 30-32", M. Bicolor plicata with strong, wide, upright golden standards. Wide, horizontal red falls banded gold. Gold beards, good branching, 7 buds. Lovely ruffled form. Sdlg. 84-57: Wild Jasmine X Flamenco. $30.00. Hamner's Iris Garden.


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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Flamenco-WhirlCT.jpgjpg Flamenco-WhirlCT.jpg manage 48 K 29 Oct 2011 - 17:47 Main.Betsy881 Photo by C & T Iris Patch
Flamenco-WhirlNN.jpgjpg Flamenco-WhirlNN.jpg manage 53 K 06 Nov 2011 - 23:04 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
FlamencoWhirl3.jpgjpg FlamencoWhirl3.jpg manage 189 K 29 Apr 2021 - 15:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
FlamencoWhirl4.jpgjpg FlamencoWhirl4.jpg manage 61 K 18 Oct 2013 - 21:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
FlamencoWhirl9.jpgjpg FlamencoWhirl9.jpg manage 206 K 24 Sep 2021 - 22:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-Australia
Flamenco_Whirl_com.jpgjpg Flamenco_Whirl_com.jpg manage 39 K 26 Jan 2011 - 23:34 Main.Selina49 Flamenco Whirl at Selina's Iris Garden
IMG_3098-X2_flamenco_whirl.jpgjpg IMG_3098-X2_flamenco_whirl.jpg manage 223 K 21 Feb 2016 - 03:31 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
flamenco01.jpgjpg flamenco01.jpg manage 93 K 23 Jun 2015 - 22:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
flamencowhirl1.jpgjpg flamencowhirl1.jpg manage 32 K 28 Nov 2018 - 22:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
flamencowhirl5.JPGJPG flamencowhirl5.JPG manage 73 K 21 Apr 2020 - 19:36 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1995 Stockton Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
flanencowhirl2.jpgjpg flanencowhirl2.jpg manage 74 K 13 Jul 2021 - 01:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
Topic revision: r19 - 24 Sep 2021, TLaurin
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