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■(TB) 'Manuel'

1977, Denney

'Manuel' (Don Denney, R. 1977). Seedling# D72-70. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Tailored dark red self; dark red beard. 'Power And Glory' X Sexton seedling# 19-1969: (involving 'Tourista', 'Garden Glory'). Cottage Gardens 1977. High Commendation 1976, Honorable Mention 1978.

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From AIS Bulletin #225 Spring 1977 Introducing MANUEL (Donald Denney, 1977). TB, M-L, 36". Dark red self with dark red beards. Large, tailored flowers with closed standards and wide flaring falls. Four way branching with seven to nine buds. The plant is very vigorous, often producing six to ten increases per rhizome. (Power & Glory X Sexton Sdlg. involving Tourista). Sdlg. #D72-70. HC'76. $25.00. Cottage Gardens.


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.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Manuel01.JPGJPG Manuel01.JPG manage 68 K 26 Nov 2014 - 04:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Manuel02.JPGJPG Manuel02.JPG manage 505 K 07 Apr 2017 - 14:53 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
ManuelBHI.JPGJPG ManuelBHI.JPG manage 193 K 19 Nov 2011 - 23:53 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
manuel5.JPGJPG manuel5.JPG manage 189 K 29 Jun 2023 - 00:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada
Topic revision: r14 - 01 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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