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■(TB) 'Fortunata'

1986, Ghio

'Fortunata' (Joseph Ghio, R. 1985). Seedling# 79-125-O. TB, 38" (97 cm), Early to late bloom. Standards melon; falls cool white, melon rim and shoulders; tangerine beard. 'Artiste' X 'Private Label'. Bay View Gardens 1986. Honorable Mention 1989, Favorite Guset 1989.

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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
Fortunata01.jpgjpg Fortunata01.jpg manage 35 K 02 Oct 2014 - 15:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
Fortunata02.jpgjpg Fortunata02.jpg manage 67 K 25 Mar 2014 - 12:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Fortunata03.jpgjpg Fortunata03.jpg manage 62 K 25 Mar 2014 - 13:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Fortunata04.jpgjpg Fortunata04.jpg manage 68 K 31 May 2015 - 01:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
Fortunata041105.jpgjpg Fortunata041105.jpg manage 20 K 14 Nov 2010 - 05:39 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
Fortunata5.jpgjpg Fortunata5.jpg manage 43 K 03 Feb 2014 - 15:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Yarrabee Garden & Iris-Australia
FortunataBJ.jpgjpg FortunataBJ.jpg manage 71 K 10 Feb 2012 - 21:22 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
FortunataN.jpgjpg FortunataN.jpg manage 35 K 22 Oct 2011 - 17:12 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
fortunata01.jpgjpg fortunata01.jpg manage 34 K 28 Nov 2018 - 23:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
fortunata02.jpgjpg fortunata02.jpg manage 33 K 28 Nov 2018 - 23:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
fortunata4.jpgjpg fortunata4.jpg manage 45 K 02 Apr 2013 - 13:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
fortunata7.JPGJPG fortunata7.JPG manage 232 K 10 Apr 2023 - 02:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
fortunata9.JPGJPG fortunata9.JPG manage 316 K 19 Nov 2020 - 12:33 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1991 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r21 - 10 Apr 2023, Harloiris
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