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■(TB) 'Marauder'

1984, Ghio

'Marauder' (Joseph Ghio, R. 1983). Seedling# 78-219X. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early midseason bloom. Maroon red with blackish sheen; yellow beard. Seedling# 73-160 red: ('Capitation' x 'Coffee House') x 'Spartan' X 'Cherry Smoke'. Bay View Gardens 1984. Exhibition Certificate 1981; Exhibition Certificate 1982; Honorable Mention 1986.

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BHP 1006-X2 marauder.jpgMarauder02.JPGmarauder1.JPGMarauder11.JPGMarauder12BHI.jpgmarauder2.JPGMarauder4.jpgMarauderSC.jpgmarauderTIF.jpg


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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
BHP_1006-X2_marauder.jpgjpg BHP_1006-X2_marauder.jpg manage 159 K 21 Feb 2016 - 07:49 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
Marauder02.JPGJPG Marauder02.JPG manage 75 K 30 Mar 2014 - 19:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Marauder11.JPGJPG Marauder11.JPG manage 96 K 23 Aug 2021 - 02:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Marauder12BHI.jpgjpg Marauder12BHI.jpg manage 89 K 25 Apr 2012 - 14:24 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Marauder4.jpgjpg Marauder4.jpg manage 67 K 06 Sep 2013 - 14:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Echo Iris Garden
MarauderSC.jpgjpg MarauderSC.jpg manage 39 K 25 Oct 2011 - 21:31 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Stoney Creek Iris
marauder1.JPGJPG marauder1.JPG manage 63 K 20 Apr 2020 - 02:54 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1990 Roris Gardens catalog by Terry Laurin
marauder2.JPGJPG marauder2.JPG manage 355 K 28 Jan 2021 - 23:10 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1994 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
marauderTIF.jpgjpg marauderTIF.jpg manage 27 K 05 Dec 2011 - 16:22 Main.Betsy881 Photo by The Iris Fan
Topic revision: r20 - 26 Feb 2023, dougchyz
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