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■(TB) 'Intuition'

1977, Ghio

'Intuition' (Joseph Ghio, R. 1975). Seedling# 71-137B. TB, 33" (84 cm), Late midseason bloom. Dark blue self; green-brown beard. (((('Frosted Starlight' x 'Wizard' sibling) x ('First Courtship' x (('Cahokia' x 'Pierre Menard') x ('Black Forest' x 'Chivalry'))) x sibling) x sibling) X 'Shipshape'. Bay View Gardens 1977. Honorable Mention 1978, Judges' Choice 1978, Favorite Guest Iris 1979; Award of Merit 1981.

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intuition1.JPGintuition9.JPGIntuition 1975 TB.jpgrsz intuition-jb.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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Intuition_1975_TB.jpgjpg Intuition_1975_TB.jpg manage 58 K 30 Nov 2011 - 12:53 UnknownUser Photo by Pierre Anfosso - France
intuition1.JPGJPG intuition1.JPG manage 100 K 20 Apr 2020 - 14:18 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1990 Roris Gardens catalog by Terry Laurin
intuition9.JPGJPG intuition9.JPG manage 240 K 04 Apr 2023 - 01:36 Main.TLaurin Photo taken at 1979 AIS Huntsville Convention by Verna Laurin at the McNeal Garden
rsz_intuition-jb.jpgjpg rsz_intuition-jb.jpg manage 71 K 29 Dec 2012 - 19:25 Main.Harloiris photo by Sharon Hall
Topic revision: r18 - 06 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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