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■(TB) 'Hot Chocolate'

1995, Ghio

'Hot Chocolate' (Joseph Ghio, R. 1994). Seedling# 90-42C. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards solid chocolate; falls bright yellow, speckled chocolate band; beards brass. Seedling# 87-85H: ((seedling# 82-113br, 'Chuckles' sibling x ('Thistle Belle' x (('Flareup' x 'Osage Buff') x ('Vanity' x 'Anon')))) x ('Chuckles' x 'Broadway')) X seedling# 87-21B: ((seedling# 82-113N x 'Chickasaw Sue') x 'Chutney'). Bay View 1995.

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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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305.jpgjpg 305.jpg manage 39 K 14 May 2013 - 06:18 Hot Chocolate
305_1.jpgjpg 305_1.jpg manage 50 K 14 May 2013 - 06:17 Hot Chocolate
HotChocolate01.jpgjpg HotChocolate01.jpg manage 720 K 19 Oct 2015 - 12:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
HotChocolate12BHI.jpgjpg HotChocolate12BHI.jpg manage 100 K 21 Apr 2012 - 18:56 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
HotChocolate7.jpgjpg HotChocolate7.jpg manage 67 K 28 Nov 2013 - 22:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
HotChocolate8.jpgjpg HotChocolate8.jpg manage 56 K 03 Feb 2014 - 16:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Yarrabee Garden & Iris-Australia
HotChocolateSI.JPGJPG HotChocolateSI.JPG manage 308 K 16 Apr 2019 - 16:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Ives.
HotChoolate02.JPGJPG HotChoolate02.JPG manage 83 K 27 Mar 2014 - 03:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
HotChoolate03.JPGJPG HotChoolate03.JPG manage 84 K 27 Mar 2014 - 03:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Hot_Chocolate.jpgjpg Hot_Chocolate.jpg manage 791 K 13 Feb 2016 - 13:53 IaninaBortnyk by Ianina Bortnyk Ukraine
hotchoco02.JPGJPG hotchoco02.JPG manage 88 K 30 Jun 2014 - 13:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bee Warburton
hotchoco03.JPGJPG hotchoco03.JPG manage 119 K 30 Jun 2014 - 13:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bee Warburton
hotchocol2.JPGJPG hotchocol2.JPG manage 15 K 10 Jul 2011 - 06:08 Main.tasmania7  
hotchocolate4.jpgjpg hotchocolate4.jpg manage 58 K 03 Apr 2013 - 03:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
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