■(TB) 'Kristen Faith'
, R. 2007). Seedling# 99-186A. TB, 35" (89 cm). Midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards orange peach (RHS 29C) with darker (29B) edges, more peach colored in center; style arms (29C), darker midribs and edges, lacy crests; falls orange peach, light yellow zone crossed by orange peach veins below beards, deeper orange-peach (29A) thumbprints and orange peach edges (23C); beards white tipped red orange (32A), lavender blue upturned horn extending into orange peach (29C) projections; ruffled, flared, laced; slight sweet fragrance. 'Colleen's Dreamsicle'
X 'Magic Kingdom'
. Winterberry 2007.
| From AIS Bulletin #345 April 2007 Introducing Kristen Faith (D. Spoon) TB SA, 35" (89 cm) 7-9 buds, ML & RE. (rebloom carrier), Sdlg.#99-186A. Ruffled, flared, and laced. Closed standards are orange peach (29C) with orange peach (29B) edges and peach in centers. Style arms with heavily laced crests are orange peach (29C) with darker midribs and edges. Wide falls are orange peach with light yellow zonal below beards crossed by orange peach veins. Falls with deeper orange-peach (29A) thumbprints and orange peach edges (23C). Beards white tipped red orange (32A) with lavender blue upturned horn extending into orange peach (29C) projections. Slight sweet fragrance. Fertile both ways. Vigorous. (Colleen's Dreamsicle X Magic Kingdom). (Named to honor Region 4 youth member, Kristen Faith Laing, Cosgrove winner, youngest AIS garden judge, author, and iris hybridizer). $45. Winterberry Gardens.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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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