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■(TB) 'Frost And Flame'

1956, Hall

'Frost And Flame' (David Hall, R. 1956). Seedling 54-01. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early bloom. White self, red beard. Seedling 52-41 x seedling 52-02. Cooley 1957. Honorable Mention 1957; Judges' Choice 1957, 1958; Award of Merit 1959.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1965: FROST and FLAME (Hall '57) EM-38". Topped Judges' Choice list in '58, was at top of AM list in '59. A snow-white self of fine quality, deep tangerine beard. Flowers heavy substanced, beautifully poised on tall stems. Striking beauty. Pollen fertile. Noteworthy descendant; Kiss of Fire. Regularly $1.50; on $10 order $1.20; on $25 order 95c.
From Walter Marx Gardens catalog 1964: FROST AND FLAME (Hall 1957) Each 3.00. Considered by most experts as the finest frosty-white highlighted by a vivid tangerine beard. Sturdy well branched stems and relatively tall. 44 inches. HM 1957. Picture on front cover.


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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-- EleanorHutchison - 2010-10-21
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FrostandFlame02.jpgjpg FrostandFlame02.jpg manage 131 K 27 Feb 2017 - 23:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
TB-Frost-and-Flame.jpgjpg TB-Frost-and-Flame.jpg manage 46 K 21 Oct 2010 - 20:27 EleanorHutchison Photo by El Hutchison, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Z3
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froatandflame2.jpgjpg froatandflame2.jpg manage 134 K 07 Jun 2016 - 01:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
frost-and-flame6-07.jpgjpg frost-and-flame6-07.jpg manage 110 K 24 Dec 2016 - 18:29 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
frost-and-flame7-07.jpgjpg frost-and-flame7-07.jpg manage 193 K 24 Dec 2016 - 18:29 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
frostandflame.jpgjpg frostandflame.jpg manage 112 K 18 Jun 2019 - 03:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
frostandflame01.JPGJPG frostandflame01.JPG manage 198 K 12 Apr 2020 - 21:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
frostandflame02.JPGJPG frostandflame02.JPG manage 64 K 16 Apr 2014 - 03:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
frostandflame03.JPGJPG frostandflame03.JPG manage 585 K 15 Dec 2015 - 15:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen at the Royal Botanical Gardens,Hamilton,Ontario
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Topic revision: r39 - 27 Apr 2021, TLaurin
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