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■(TB) 'Heavenly Body'

1991, Tompkins

'Heavenly Body' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1992) Seedling 85-58B. TB, 39" (99 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards creamy white, faintly tinted pink; falls creamy white overlaid watermelon pink with faint blue cast, wide ruffled cream border; beards red. Seedlings involving 'Clarion Call', 'Kin-Na-Zin', 'Camelot Rose', 'Whole Cloth'. Fleur de Lis 1991.

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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
HeavenlyBody01.JPGJPG HeavenlyBody01.JPG manage 45 K 02 Oct 2014 - 19:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
HeavenlyBody02.jpgjpg HeavenlyBody02.jpg manage 54 K 04 Nov 2014 - 14:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ogden Station Daylilies
HeavenlyBodyBJ.jpgjpg HeavenlyBodyBJ.jpg manage 77 K 13 Feb 2012 - 17:53 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
Heavenly_Body.jpgjpg Heavenly_Body.jpg manage 51 K 08 Mar 2011 - 17:15 Main.mshadow Photo by Marilyn Campbell
heavenly_body_64.jpgjpg heavenly_body_64.jpg manage 64 K 03 Dec 2010 - 00:31 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
heavenly_body_66.jpgjpg heavenly_body_66.jpg manage 61 K 03 Dec 2010 - 00:32 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
heavenlybody01.jpgjpg heavenlybody01.jpg manage 52 K 15 Nov 2014 - 15:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
heavenlybody1.JPGJPG heavenlybody1.JPG manage 48 K 04 Sep 2016 - 02:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rebecca Stein of Rebecca's Iris Gardens
heavenlybody5.jpgjpg heavenlybody5.jpg manage 40 K 02 Apr 2013 - 21:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
heavenlybody6.jpgjpg heavenlybody6.jpg manage 81 K 12 Jul 2013 - 22:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
heavenlybody7.jpgjpg heavenlybody7.jpg manage 66 K 10 Nov 2013 - 12:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r20 - 25 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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