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■(TB) 'Lightning Streak'

1992, Gibson

'Lightning Streak' (James Gibson by Cooley's Gardens, R. 1993). Seedling# 9-2Z. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards caramel over orange ground; falls orange yellow ground with red brown plicata pattern simulating stripes, red brown plicata edge; beards yellow orange; lightly ruffled. 'Yellow Brick Road' X seedling# 45-0, 'Mountain Melody' sibling. Cooley 1992. Honorable Mention 1996.

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Awaiting original catalog description
Reported Rebloom in: Australia USDA Zone 9 [The 2012 Cumulative Checklist of Reblooming Iris, p. 116]


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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LightningStreak-2014-3.JPGJPG LightningStreak-2014-3.JPG manage 41 K 08 Dec 2015 - 14:14 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
LightningStreak-2014-4.JPGJPG LightningStreak-2014-4.JPG manage 43 K 08 Dec 2015 - 14:14 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
LightningStreak-2014-5.JPGJPG LightningStreak-2014-5.JPG manage 45 K 08 Dec 2015 - 14:14 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
LightningStreak02.jpgjpg LightningStreak02.jpg manage 70 K 28 Mar 2014 - 21:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
LightningStreak03.JPGJPG LightningStreak03.JPG manage 78 K 28 Mar 2014 - 21:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
LightningStreak04.JPGJPG LightningStreak04.JPG manage 85 K 28 Mar 2014 - 21:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
LightningStreak05.JPGJPG LightningStreak05.JPG manage 68 K 28 Mar 2014 - 21:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
LightningStreak1.JPGJPG LightningStreak1.JPG manage 110 K 10 Jun 2017 - 20:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
LightningStreak2.JPGJPG LightningStreak2.JPG manage 106 K 10 Jun 2017 - 20:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
LightningStreak4.JPGJPG LightningStreak4.JPG manage 91 K 07 Aug 2013 - 19:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris Oasis
LightningStreak5.jpgjpg LightningStreak5.jpg manage 75 K 29 Nov 2013 - 02:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
LightningStreak6.jpgjpg LightningStreak6.jpg manage 48 K 03 Feb 2014 - 17:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Yarrabee Garden & Iris-Australia
LightningStreakNN.jpgjpg LightningStreakNN.jpg manage 63 K 08 Nov 2011 - 19:57 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
lightningstreak01.jpgjpg lightningstreak01.jpg manage 80 K 11 Nov 2014 - 23:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
lightningstreak02.jpgjpg lightningstreak02.jpg manage 79 K 04 Aug 2015 - 20:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
lightningstreak03.jpgjpg lightningstreak03.jpg manage 62 K 14 Sep 2015 - 02:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
lightningstreak2.jpgjpg lightningstreak2.jpg manage 275 K 10 Feb 2020 - 19:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
lightningstreak3.jpgjpg lightningstreak3.jpg manage 38 K 05 Apr 2013 - 13:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
lightningstreak4.jpgjpg lightningstreak4.jpg manage 234 K 29 Nov 2017 - 03:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
lightningstreak5.jpgjpg lightningstreak5.jpg manage 66 K 24 Aug 2013 - 13:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
lightningstreak6.jpgjpg lightningstreak6.jpg manage 235 K 05 Jan 2018 - 03:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
lightningstreak9.JPGJPG lightningstreak9.JPG manage 309 K 01 Feb 2021 - 14:01 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1994 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r29 - 03 Jan 2022, dougchyz
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