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■(TB) 'Holy Cow'

1998, Burseen

'Holy Cow' (Tom Burseen, R. 1997). Seedling# 93-305B. TB, 33" (84 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards and style arms dark cherry wine (redder than RHS 79C); falls black burgundy (darker than 79A); beards bright carrot red; heavily ruffled; musky fragrance. 'Coalignition' X 'Twilight Blaze'. TB's Place 1998.

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holy01.jpgHoly Cow.jpgHoly Cow 2011 241 gd.jpgHoly Cow clp.jpgHOLYCOW01.jpgholycow01.jpgHolyCow02.JPGHOLYCOW02.jpgHolyCow03.jpgHolyCow061105.jpgholycow6.jpgHolyCow7.jpgHolyCow8.jpgHolyCowEI.jpg


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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-- MichaelGreenfield - 2010-01-02
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
HOLYCOW01.jpgjpg HOLYCOW01.jpg manage 153 K 06 Dec 2015 - 00:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
HOLYCOW02.jpgjpg HOLYCOW02.jpg manage 126 K 05 Mar 2017 - 20:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
HolyCow02.JPGJPG HolyCow02.JPG manage 70 K 26 Mar 2014 - 19:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
HolyCow03.jpgjpg HolyCow03.jpg manage 71 K 26 Mar 2014 - 19:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
HolyCow061105.jpgjpg HolyCow061105.jpg manage 20 K 13 Nov 2010 - 20:18 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
HolyCow7.jpgjpg HolyCow7.jpg manage 48 K 28 Nov 2013 - 22:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
HolyCow8.jpgjpg HolyCow8.jpg manage 57 K 03 Feb 2014 - 16:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Yarrabee Garden & Iris-Australia
HolyCowEI.jpgjpg HolyCowEI.jpg manage 24 K 13 Dec 2012 - 21:26 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Holy_Cow.jpgjpg Holy_Cow.jpg manage 48 K 02 Jan 2010 - 19:15 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
Holy_Cow_2011_241_gd.jpgjpg Holy_Cow_2011_241_gd.jpg manage 73 K 17 Aug 2012 - 19:24 IrisP Photo by Günter Diedrich
Holy_Cow_clp.jpgjpg Holy_Cow_clp.jpg manage 44 K 02 Jan 2010 - 19:16 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
holy01.jpgjpg holy01.jpg manage 83 K 12 Jun 2015 - 02:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
holycow01.jpgjpg holycow01.jpg manage 85 K 16 Jan 2017 - 21:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Stoney Creek Iris
holycow6.jpgjpg holycow6.jpg manage 53 K 03 Apr 2013 - 03:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
Topic revision: r18 - 01 Apr 2021, Harloiris
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