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■(TB) 'I'm A Hussy'

2012, Blyth

I'm A Hussy' (Barry Blyth, R. 2012).Seedling# R79-5. TB, 38" (97 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards white; falls white with heavy overlay of lavender-violet deepening to solid color on outer 3/8" edge; beards golden-yellow; slight musky fragrance. Seedling# O310-A: (seedling# H169-1: ('Silk Romance' x 'Rippling River') x 'Looking Beautiful') X seedling# O228-4, ' Pirate Queen' pollen parent. . Tempo Two 2012/13.

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Im A Hussy em.jpgIMAHUSSY01.jpgimahussy02.jpgimahussy020.JPGIMAHUSSY03.jpegimahussy03.jpgimahussy030.JPGimahussy5.JPGIMAHUSSY6.JPGImaHussy9.jpgTB IM A HUSSY.jpg


Hybridizer's Comment : A striking amoena with pure white standards and falls of white with a heavy overlay of lavender-violet deepening towards the outer ¾" and there are radiating lines of violet over the falls. Beards are bright golden yellow. Excellent show stems and a lovely grower. Proving to be a rewarding parent.


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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMAHUSSY01.jpgjpg IMAHUSSY01.jpg manage 568 K 12 Dec 2016 - 15:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
IMAHUSSY03.jpegjpeg IMAHUSSY03.jpeg manage 35 K 17 Dec 2016 - 03:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow-Keith Keppel Irises
IMAHUSSY6.JPGJPG IMAHUSSY6.JPG manage 139 K 05 Dec 2019 - 22:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Debbie Carpenter of.Iris-Splendor-Australia
Im_A_Hussy_em.jpgjpg Im_A_Hussy_em.jpg manage 324 K 05 Dec 2019 - 23:27 Main.Elladan Photo by Elladan
ImaHussy9.jpgjpg ImaHussy9.jpg manage 213 K 25 Sep 2021 - 12:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-Australia
TB_IM_A_HUSSY.jpgjpg TB_IM_A_HUSSY.jpg manage 67 K 30 Nov 2012 - 11:55 Main.Laymont+ by Barry Blyth, Tempo Two, Australia
imahussy02.jpgjpg imahussy02.jpg manage 55 K 05 Feb 2015 - 13:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
imahussy020.JPGJPG imahussy020.JPG manage 153 K 30 Jan 2024 - 20:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
imahussy03.jpgjpg imahussy03.jpg manage 106 K 29 Jan 2023 - 14:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
imahussy030.JPGJPG imahussy030.JPG manage 148 K 30 Nov 2023 - 03:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
imahussy5.JPGJPG imahussy5.JPG manage 138 K 09 Jan 2024 - 14:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-Australia
Topic revision: r18 - 30 Jan 2024, TLaurin
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