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■(TB) 'High-Kicking Rockettes'

2010, Jedlicka

'High-Kicking Rockettes' (Leonard and Kathie Jedlicka, R. 2009). Seedling# Jeda 5-57Z1. TB, 33" (84 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards warm coral-pink; style arms coral pink; falls blended white, peach and pink, orange hafts; beards bright coral-tangerine, consistent 1" white with lavender and yellow horns pointing nearly straight upward; ruffled, laced; slight sweet fragrance. 'Glorioso' X 'Peach Fantasy'. Blue J Iris 2010.

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From Blue J Iris online catalog, 2017: HIGH-KICKING ROCKETTES - Leonard & Kathryn Jedlicka, 2010, TB, 33”, M. This chorus line high-kicker is the best quality spaceager we’ve come up with so far & is 100% consistent here with its ¾ -1” almost vertical appendages. The standards & styles are warm coral-pink, & the tops are somewhat open. The round falls are a blend of white, peach, & pink, with orangey hafts, & bright coral-tangerine beards end in horns kicking straight up, white with lavender & yellow. The 8 buds have very good substance, a light sweet aroma, & are ruffled & laced. Healthy plants feature great branching & perfect stalks. (Formerly seedling Jeda 5-57Z1) Glorioso x Peach Fantasy.


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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HIGH-KICKINGROCKETTES02.jpgjpg HIGH-KICKINGROCKETTES02.jpg manage 82 K 26 Mar 2014 - 20:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
HIGH-KICKINGROCKETTES04.jpgjpg HIGH-KICKINGROCKETTES04.jpg manage 67 K 26 Mar 2014 - 21:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
HighKickingRockettes2BJI.jpgjpg HighKickingRockettes2BJI.jpg manage 131 K 21 Mar 2012 - 21:42 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
HighKickingRockettesBJI.jpgjpg HighKickingRockettesBJI.jpg manage 124 K 21 Mar 2012 - 21:42 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
IMG_6378-X2_high_kicking_rockettes.jpgjpg IMG_6378-X2_high_kicking_rockettes.jpg manage 194 K 19 Feb 2016 - 21:06 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
high02.jpgjpg high02.jpg manage 74 K 09 May 2015 - 18:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Burgard Iris Farm
highkickingrocketts1.jpgjpg highkickingrocketts1.jpg manage 138 K 04 Jun 2020 - 18:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
highkickingrocketts31.JPGJPG highkickingrocketts31.JPG manage 164 K 08 Jul 2023 - 02:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
highkickinrockettes2.jpgjpg highkickinrockettes2.jpg manage 132 K 05 Jun 2020 - 21:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
highkickinrockettes3.jpgjpg highkickinrockettes3.jpg manage 115 K 05 Jun 2020 - 21:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
highkickrockettes30.JPGJPG highkickrockettes30.JPG manage 173 K 05 Jul 2023 - 02:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r21 - 08 Jul 2023, TLaurin
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