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■(TB) 'In Town'

1988/89, Blyth

'In Town' (Barry Blyth, R. 1985). Seedling# Q101-8. TB, 38" (96 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards blue lavender, slightly deeper at midrib; falls velvety blue purple, 1/4" lavender edge; tangerine beard, lavender on tip. 'Tomorrow's Child' X 'Magic Man'. Keppel, Tempo Two 1988/89. Honorable Mention 1990.

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From Tempo Two catalog, 1988: IN TOWN (Blyth 88 Aust) EM 38" Sdlg 0101-B. Co-introduced with Keith Keppel in California. Standards are blue tinted lavender slightly deeper at midribs. Falls are velvetyblue purple with 1/4" lavender edge and tangerine red beards. Wide ruffled and flared form on show winning branching. (Tomorrows Child X Magic Man) HM 1990. $25.00.
From AIS Bulletin #268 January 1988 Introducing IN TOWN (Blyth) EM 38" (Tomorrow's Child X Magic Man). Lavender blue standards, velvety blue purple falls with lavender edges and tangerine beards. $30.00. Keith Keppel.


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.

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INTOWN1.JPGJPG INTOWN1.JPG manage 163 K 23 Nov 2018 - 13:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor Garden-Australia.
InTown01.JPGJPG InTown01.JPG manage 61 K 25 Nov 2014 - 14:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
InTown010.JPGJPG InTown010.JPG manage 81 K 19 Aug 2021 - 22:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
InTown02.JPGJPG InTown02.JPG manage 60 K 27 Mar 2014 - 21:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
InTown03.jpgjpg InTown03.jpg manage 144 K 28 Feb 2017 - 14:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
InTown12BHI.jpgjpg InTown12BHI.jpg manage 75 K 21 Apr 2012 - 20:11 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
InTown311006.jpgjpg InTown311006.jpg manage 24 K 13 Nov 2010 - 19:51 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
InTown9.jpgjpg InTown9.jpg manage 190 K 30 Apr 2021 - 15:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
In_Town_fl.jpgjpg In_Town_fl.jpg manage 71 K 14 Mar 2011 - 21:04 IrisP  
Infrared5.jpgjpg Infrared5.jpg manage 31 K 10 Dec 2013 - 14:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Plantas Distintas-Spain
intown-jb.jpgjpg intown-jb.jpg manage 71 K 11 Mar 2013 - 00:43 Main.Harloiris photo courtesy Lyn DC, NZ
intown01.jpgjpg intown01.jpg manage 52 K 16 Jul 2015 - 23:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
intown02.jpgjpg intown02.jpg manage 55 K 16 Jul 2015 - 23:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
intown03.JPGJPG intown03.JPG manage 81 K 30 Jun 2014 - 19:03 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
intown04.JPGJPG intown04.JPG manage 77 K 30 Jun 2014 - 19:05 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
intown05.jpgjpg intown05.jpg manage 31 K 29 Nov 2018 - 21:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
intown06.jpgjpg intown06.jpg manage 74 K 13 Jul 2021 - 18:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
intown08.JPGJPG intown08.JPG manage 226 K 19 Mar 2020 - 18:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
intown09.JPGJPG intown09.JPG manage 198 K 19 Mar 2020 - 18:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
intown3.jpgjpg intown3.jpg manage 164 K 04 Jan 2018 - 22:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
intown4.jpgjpg intown4.jpg manage 181 K 27 Nov 2017 - 21:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
intown5.jpgjpg intown5.jpg manage 594 K 20 Aug 2017 - 02:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-Switzerland
intown6.jpgjpg intown6.jpg manage 22 K 21 Mar 2013 - 17:00 Main.TLaurin Chapman Iris
intown7.jpgjpg intown7.jpg manage 42 K 04 Apr 2013 - 03:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
intown8.jpegjpeg intown8.jpeg manage 19 K 22 Sep 2013 - 14:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Portes Des Iris-Switzerland
intown9.jpgjpg intown9.jpg manage 63 K 19 Oct 2013 - 02:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
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