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■(TB) 'High Drama'

1991, Gatty

'High Drama' (Joseph Gatty, R. 1990). Seedling# Q10-1. TB, 36" (91 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards colonial yellow (M&P 11-K-3) to chamois (11-I-5) with slight rosy (7-A-4) flush at base; falls dark burgundy (56-L-10) paling to carbuncle (8-L-7) toward edge; beards mustard yellow; slight sweet fragrance. Seedling# K84-2, 'Syncopation' sibling X seedling# K41-1: ('Show Biz' x 'Villain'). Keppel 1991. Honorable Mention 1995.

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From AIS Bulletin #280 January 1991 Introducing HIGH DRAMA (Gatty) ML 36" (Syncopation sib X (Show Biz x Villain)). Tawny butterscotch standards, rich velvety purple red falls with unmarked hafts. $35.00. Keith Keppel.


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
HighDrama01.jpgjpg HighDrama01.jpg manage 51 K 26 Mar 2018 - 14:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
high_drama_66.jpgjpg high_drama_66.jpg manage 66 K 05 Dec 2010 - 15:02 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
highdrama2.jpgjpg highdrama2.jpg manage 69 K 09 Nov 2013 - 17:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r13 - 25 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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