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■(TB) 'Hippo'z Tutu'

1996, Kasperek

'Hippo'z Tutu' (Brad Kasperek, R. 1996). Seedling# 92P-55V. TB, 32" (81 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards cyclamen purple (RHS 74A/B), lighter around midrib; style arms cyclamen purple, laced; falls white ground (155C), 1/2" cyclamen purple edge, inner side stippling, center stripe; beards burnt orange; moderately ruffled and laced. 'Baboon Bottom' X 'Raspberry Fudge'. Zebra 1996. Honorable Mention 1998.

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From AIS Bulletin #301 April 1996 Introducing HIPPO'Z TUTU (Kasperek '96) TB EM 32" Laced & Ruffled Plicata! Laced, rich wine standards accented by light wine mid ribs, matching laced style arms. Wide, laced, semi-flaring falls have white background edged with 1/2" of rich wine, light wine center line. Burnt orange beards and 7 buds. Baboon Bottom X Raspberry Fudge (92P-55V). $35.00. Zebra 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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Hippo_Z_Tutu_Kasperek_96.JPGJPG Hippo_Z_Tutu_Kasperek_96.JPG manage 73 K 15 Jan 2010 - 16:21 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
HippozTutu05.jpgjpg HippozTutu05.jpg manage 78 K 26 Mar 2014 - 20:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
HippozTutuEI.jpgjpg HippozTutuEI.jpg manage 56 K 13 Dec 2012 - 21:17 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
HippozTutuNN.jpgjpg HippozTutuNN.jpg manage 52 K 07 Nov 2011 - 22:42 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
hippoz01.jpgjpg hippoz01.jpg manage 86 K 12 Jun 2015 - 02:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
hippoz_tutu_66.jpgjpg hippoz_tutu_66.jpg manage 69 K 04 Dec 2010 - 23:14 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
hippozstutu7.jpgjpg hippozstutu7.jpg manage 35 K 03 Apr 2013 - 02:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
hippoztutu01.jpgjpg hippoztutu01.jpg manage 66 K 21 Aug 2014 - 19:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris City Gardens
hippoztutu02.jpgjpg hippoztutu02.jpg manage 66 K 01 Sep 2014 - 19:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
hippoztutu11.jpgjpg hippoztutu11.jpg manage 488 K 26 Dec 2019 - 21:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
hippoztutu12.JPGJPG hippoztutu12.JPG manage 252 K 03 Dec 2020 - 22:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
hippoztutu7.jpgjpg hippoztutu7.jpg manage 76 K 09 Nov 2013 - 17:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
hippoztutuSM.jpgjpg hippoztutuSM.jpg manage 71 K 24 Jan 2011 - 14:15 Main.avmoran  
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