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■(TB) 'Flaming Lava'

2013, Aitken

'Flaming Lava' (J. Terry Aitken, R. 2013) Seedling 00M21. TB, 32 (81 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards orange, burgundy wash on midribs; style arms and falls smooth orange; beards flaming lava orange; picoteed petal edges. 'Strawberry Apricot' X unknown. Salmon Creek 2013. Honorable Mention 2015.

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From Aitken’s Salmon Creek Garden, 2013: FLAMING LAVA (Aitken '13) TB, 32" (81 cm) M . Its shorter stature and 2 or 3 branches belies its border bearded parentage. Falls are a smooth intense orange deepening at the haft. Beards are intensely saturated fiery lava orange. Standards and falls are wide and lightly ruffled with picoteed edges. Standards and styles are lighter orange. Standards havea dramatic burgundy wash rising from the midribs. There is rebloom in the pedigree but it has not expressed its elf so far. Sdlg. #00M21 (Strawberry Apricot X Unknown) - photo front cover - $50.00.


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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
FlamingLava01.JPGJPG FlamingLava01.JPG manage 102 K 13 Mar 2016 - 15:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tara Perrenial Farm-Owen Sound,Ont.
FlamingLava1.jpgjpg FlamingLava1.jpg manage 35 K 26 Apr 2016 - 00:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
Flaming_Lava_KWW.jpgjpg Flaming_Lava_KWW.jpg manage 56 K 21 Jan 2017 - 20:01 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; Miller's Manor Gardens; AIS 2015 Convention
flaming01.jpgjpg flaming01.jpg manage 51 K 25 Apr 2015 - 14:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
flaming02.JPGJPG flaming02.JPG manage 65 K 09 Jul 2015 - 01:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt at 2015 AIS Convention
flaminglava01.jpgjpg flaminglava01.jpg manage 61 K 27 Jul 2015 - 03:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS Convention
flaminglava02.jpgjpg flaminglava02.jpg manage 67 K 31 Jul 2015 - 19:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS Convention
flaminglava03.jpgjpg flaminglava03.jpg manage 68 K 26 Aug 2015 - 01:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mikey Lango-Taken at 2015 AIS Convention
flaminglava09.JPGJPG flaminglava09.JPG manage 154 K 25 Feb 2020 - 14:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
flaminglava1.jpgjpg flaminglava1.jpg manage 29 K 18 May 2013 - 23:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
flaminglava5.jpgjpg flaminglava5.jpg manage 77 K 24 Mar 2023 - 12:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
flaminglava6.jpgjpg flaminglava6.jpg manage 507 K 24 Dec 2019 - 03:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
flaminglava7.JPGJPG flaminglava7.JPG manage 120 K 18 Dec 2023 - 14:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
flaminglava9.jpgjpg flaminglava9.jpg manage 87 K 19 Feb 2021 - 02:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
flaminglava91.jpgjpg flaminglava91.jpg manage 86 K 19 Feb 2021 - 02:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
Topic revision: r23 - 18 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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