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■(TB) 'Foreign Knight'

1996/97, Blyth

'Foreign Knight' (Barry Blyth, R. 1996). Seedling# B162-2. TB, 38" (97 cm), Early midseason bloom Standards oyster, midrib mushroom; falls reddish rose, faint oyster wire edge; beards bright red tangerine; slight fragrance. 'Crimson Snow' X 'Electrique'. Tempo Two 1996/97.

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Awaiting original catalog description.


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
Foreign-Knight09.jpgjpg Foreign-Knight09.jpg manage 47 K 30 Oct 2021 - 01:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
ForeignKnight2VR.jpgjpg ForeignKnight2VR.jpg manage 16 K 30 Apr 2013 - 12:53 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Viacheslav Rudniew Ukr
ForeignKnight7.jpgjpg ForeignKnight7.jpg manage 161 K 29 Apr 2021 - 21:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
ForeignKnight8.jpgjpg ForeignKnight8.jpg manage 54 K 18 Oct 2013 - 21:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
ForeignKnight9.jpgjpg ForeignKnight9.jpg manage 42 K 03 Feb 2014 - 15:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Yarrabee Garden & Iris-Australia
ForeignKnightBJ.JPGJPG ForeignKnightBJ.JPG manage 68 K 10 Feb 2012 - 20:45 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
ForeignKnightSS.jpgjpg ForeignKnightSS.jpg manage 62 K 08 Jun 2011 - 22:40 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Sheri Sommars
ForeignKnightVR.jpgjpg ForeignKnightVR.jpg manage 36 K 30 Apr 2013 - 12:54 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Viacheslav Rudniew Ukr
Foreign_Kneight_2011_266_gd.jpgjpg Foreign_Kneight_2011_266_gd.jpg manage 72 K 17 Aug 2012 - 13:51 IrisP Photo by Günter Diedrich
Foreign_Knight_350.jpgjpg Foreign_Knight_350.jpg manage 71 K 09 Feb 2010 - 17:24 Main.Laymont+ by Kgardens : Prague, Republique Tchéque
foreign04.jpgjpg foreign04.jpg manage 49 K 24 Jun 2015 - 02:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
foreign05.jpgjpg foreign05.jpg manage 58 K 24 Jun 2015 - 02:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
foreign08.jpgjpg foreign08.jpg manage 46 K 24 Jun 2015 - 02:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
foreignknight01.jpgjpg foreignknight01.jpg manage 44 K 14 Nov 2014 - 21:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
foreignknight02.jpgjpg foreignknight02.jpg manage 146 K 11 Mar 2017 - 03:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.
foreignknight03.jpgjpg foreignknight03.jpg manage 177 K 11 Mar 2017 - 03:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.
foreignknight08.JPGJPG foreignknight08.JPG manage 184 K 18 Mar 2020 - 16:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
foreignknight09.JPGJPG foreignknight09.JPG manage 187 K 18 Mar 2020 - 16:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
foreignknight5.jpgjpg foreignknight5.jpg manage 47 K 02 Apr 2013 - 13:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
Topic revision: r23 - 30 Oct 2021, TLaurin
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