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■(TB) 'H. C. Stetson'

2003, Stetson

'H. C. Stetson' (Rob Stetson, R. 2001). Seedling #TB95K2. TB, 36-40" (91-107 cm), Midseason late bloom. Ruffled very pale pink, deepening at standard midrib and base, and toward hafts on Falls; style arms pale pink; beards pale blue with hairs tipped white, all-white in center, pale pink tipped tangerine in throat; slight sweet fragrance. 'Art School Angel' X 'Elizabeth Poldark'. Long 2003.

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From AIS Bulletin #329 April 2003 Introducing H.C. STETSON (Stetson) TB 36-40" ML. Tall almost white palest pink self with color deepening at midrib & base of petals. Styles & crests self color. Beards very pale blue base, tipped white in center and tangerine in throat. Nicely ruffled, well branched, 7-9 buds, triple terminal. 2001 winner 'Premio Firenze (sdlg #TB95K2) in Italy and 2nd runner-up for 'Karl Foerster Medal' in Germany. A change from the usual pinks and a proven performer in widely diverse climates & conditions. Named after my grandfather, in whose iris garden the 'bug" first bit a 7 year old almost 50 years ago. Art School Angel X Elizabeth Poldark. $40.00. Long's Gardens.


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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2011-01-07
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H-C-Stetson-2015-1.JPGJPG H-C-Stetson-2015-1.JPG manage 40 K 04 Dec 2015 - 14:56 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
H-C-Stetson-2015-4.JPGJPG H-C-Stetson-2015-4.JPG manage 44 K 04 Dec 2015 - 14:56 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
H-C-Stetson-2015-5.JPGJPG H-C-Stetson-2015-5.JPG manage 35 K 04 Dec 2015 - 14:56 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
H._C._STETSON__(Stetson_2003).JPGJPG H._C._STETSON__(Stetson_2003).JPG manage 732 K 13 Aug 2016 - 19:53 PerryDyer  
HCSTETSON01.jpgjpg HCSTETSON01.jpg manage 98 K 05 Mar 2017 - 20:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
HCSTETSON02.jpgjpg HCSTETSON02.jpg manage 102 K 29 Aug 2018 - 02:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
HCSTETSON6.jpgjpg HCSTETSON6.jpg manage 38 K 22 Nov 2013 - 00:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Augusto Bianco
HCStetsonBJ.JPGJPG HCStetsonBJ.JPG manage 98 K 13 Feb 2012 - 13:58 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
HCStetson_922_gd.jpgjpg HCStetson_922_gd.jpg manage 69 K 17 Aug 2012 - 18:43 IrisP Photo by Günter Diedrich
H_C_Stetson_fl.jpgjpg H_C_Stetson_fl.jpg manage 29 K 11 Mar 2011 - 04:56 IrisP  
hcstetson01.jpgjpg hcstetson01.jpg manage 54 K 21 Nov 2014 - 19:13 Main.TLaurin Photo By Steve Sayers
hcstetson02.jpgjpg hcstetson02.jpg manage 44 K 11 Jan 2015 - 13:30 Main.TLaurin Photo By Steve Sayers
hcstetson03.jpgjpg hcstetson03.jpg manage 57 K 21 Sep 2015 - 03:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
hcstetson04.jpgjpg hcstetson04.jpg manage 48 K 21 Apr 2021 - 02:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
hcstetson05.jpgjpg hcstetson05.jpg manage 120 K 05 Jun 2019 - 20:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
hcstetson09.JPGJPG hcstetson09.JPG manage 139 K 29 Feb 2020 - 12:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
hcstetson1.jpegjpeg hcstetson1.jpeg manage 66 K 24 Dec 2015 - 19:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
hcstetson2.jpgjpg hcstetson2.jpg manage 126 K 27 Nov 2017 - 15:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
hcstetson22.JPGJPG hcstetson22.JPG manage 145 K 03 Dec 2020 - 16:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
hcstetson3.jpgjpg hcstetson3.jpg manage 203 K 21 Dec 2017 - 04:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
hcstetson33.JPGJPG hcstetson33.JPG manage 183 K 03 Dec 2020 - 16:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
hcstetson4.jpgjpg hcstetson4.jpg manage 114 K 02 Feb 2020 - 03:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
hcstetson44.JPGJPG hcstetson44.JPG manage 211 K 03 Dec 2020 - 16:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
hcstetson5.jpgjpg hcstetson5.jpg manage 21 K 26 Mar 2013 - 13:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Front Range Iris
hcstetson9.JPGJPG hcstetson9.JPG manage 114 K 18 Aug 2021 - 14:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r33 - 18 Aug 2021, TLaurin
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