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■(TB) 'Holiday Lover'

1991/92, Blyth

'Holiday Lover' (Barry Blyth, R. 1991). Seedling# W131A. TB, 38-40" (96-102 cm). Late midseason bloom. Rose pink to rose wine pink; beards deep orange, fuzzy. 'Dance Man' X 'Mulled Wine' . Tempo Two 1991/92.

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From Tempo Two catalog, 1991: HOLIDAY LOVER (Blyth 91 Aust) M-ML 38". A self of rose pink to rose wine pink; beards are fuzzy deep orange. It gives a spectacular deep rose effect from a distance. Branching is super, every stem is a show winner. Much liked by garden visitors. (Danceman X Mulled Wine) Sdlg W131-A. $25.00.


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
Holiday-lover-web.jpgjpg Holiday-lover-web.jpg manage 51 K 27 Dec 2011 - 06:57 Main.jesseejames  
HolidayLover01.JPGJPG HolidayLover01.JPG manage 160 K 31 May 2015 - 15:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
HolidayLover02.jpgjpg HolidayLover02.jpg manage 25 K 20 Jul 2017 - 01:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-Katikati-New Zealand
HolidayLover03.jpgjpg HolidayLover03.jpg manage 179 K 17 Sep 2017 - 02:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-Katikati-New Zealand
HolidayLover4.jpgjpg HolidayLover4.jpg manage 67 K 18 Oct 2013 - 21:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
HolidayLoverEI.jpgjpg HolidayLoverEI.jpg manage 43 K 13 Dec 2012 - 21:24 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
holiday01.jpgjpg holiday01.jpg manage 64 K 05 Feb 2015 - 02:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
holiday02.jpgjpg holiday02.jpg manage 53 K 05 Feb 2015 - 02:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
holiday03.jpgjpg holiday03.jpg manage 94 K 12 Jun 2015 - 02:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
holidaylover01.jpgjpg holidaylover01.jpg manage 57 K 15 Nov 2014 - 15:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
holidaylover02.jpgjpg holidaylover02.jpg manage 61 K 17 Nov 2014 - 15:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
holidaylover3.jpgjpg holidaylover3.jpg manage 31 K 03 Apr 2013 - 02:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
Topic revision: r21 - 16 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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