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■(TB) 'Indian Caper'

1989, Brown

'Indian Caper' (Opal Brown, R. 1988). Seedling# 82-5A8. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early midseason bloom. Brown (RHS 174B) changing with age to bronze near center of falls; orange beard. 'Gold Galore' X 'Pharaoh's Gold'. Roris Gardens 1989.

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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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IndianCaper01.JPGJPG IndianCaper01.JPG manage 55 K 25 Nov 2014 - 14:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
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IndianCaper_DSD_1061.JPGJPG IndianCaper_DSD_1061.JPG manage 403 K 17 Jan 2022 - 10:37 SharleneSutter www.dasIrisFeld.ch in Oetlishausen, Switzerland - photo by Sharlene Sutter
indiancaper01.jpgjpg indiancaper01.jpg manage 47 K 29 Nov 2018 - 21:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
indiancaper02.jpgjpg indiancaper02.jpg manage 39 K 29 Nov 2018 - 22:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
indiancaper03.jpgjpg indiancaper03.jpg manage 82 K 13 Jul 2021 - 18:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
indiancaper1.JPGJPG indiancaper1.JPG manage 293 K 12 May 2017 - 20:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Dorothy Vande-Wisconsin Iris Society
indiancaper2.jpgjpg indiancaper2.jpg manage 69 K 10 Nov 2013 - 16:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
Topic revision: r17 - 28 Jan 2022, Harloiris
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