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■(TB) 'Magic'

1987, Hager

'Magic' (Ben Hager, R. 1984). Seedling# T4114PkPrBds. TB, 35" (89 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards orchid pink, fading to pink; falls orchid pink to pink white; deep violet beard, tangerine in throat. T3300PkBlBds: ('Orchid Song' x 'Vanity' sibling) X seedling# T3635PkBlBds: (seedling# T3188Pch: ('Carved Cameo' x 'Picture Pink') x 'Wings Of Dreams'). Melrose Gardens 1987. High Commendation 1986; Favorite Guest 1986; Favorite Guest 1987; Honorable Mention 1989.

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Awaiting original catalog description
AIS Bulletin #276(January 1990):17.


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
Magic02.jpgjpg Magic02.jpg manage 113 K 17 Sep 2017 - 19:29 UnknownUser Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
Magic12BHI.jpgjpg Magic12BHI.jpg manage 79 K 24 Apr 2012 - 21:58 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
MagicAI.JPGJPG MagicAI.JPG manage 46 K 16 Nov 2012 - 14:00 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Amazing Iris NZ
Magic_Hager_87.JPGJPG Magic_Hager_87.JPG manage 69 K 05 Jan 2010 - 17:17 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
TBMagicVL86.JPGJPG TBMagicVL86.JPG manage 67 K 06 Mar 2015 - 13:28 UnknownUser Photo taken at 1986 AIS San Jose Convention by Verna Laurin at Melrose Gardens
magic01.jpgjpg magic01.jpg manage 58 K 06 Sep 2015 - 19:10 UnknownUser Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
magic02.jpgjpg magic02.jpg manage 72 K 30 May 2014 - 03:44 UnknownUser Photo by Paul Black
magic03.jpgjpg magic03.jpg manage 317 K 29 Nov 2017 - 13:28 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r26 - 15 Apr 2023, TLaurin
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