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■(TB) 'Halo In Pink'

1989, Niswonger

'Halo In Pink' (O. David Niswonger, R. 1989). Seedling 44-82. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards pink; Falls white, edged pink; white beard tipped pink; ruffled. 'Crystal Dawn' X 'Mulberry Crush'. Cape Iris 1989. High Commendation 1985; Honorable Mention 1992.

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From AIS Bulletin #273 April 1989 Introducing HALO IN PINK (Niswonger '89) Sdlg. 44-82: Crystal Dawn X Mulberry Crush. TB, 34", M. Whirls of pink and white are first seen when viewing this well branched iris with a ruffled pink rim around a white blush in the center of the falls. The pink stds. are ruffled, toc. A vigorous grower you will enjoy. Fertile both ways. $35.00. Cape Iris.


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
HaloInPink02.jpgjpg HaloInPink02.jpg manage 123 K 28 Feb 2017 - 13:30 UnknownUser Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
haloinpink02.JPGJPG haloinpink02.JPG manage 50 K 18 Aug 2014 - 02:38 UnknownUser Photo by Comanche Acres Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r17 - 18 Jan 2024, Harloiris
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