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■(TB) 'Marching Band'

2006, Ghio

'Marching Band' (Joseph Ghio, R. 2005). Seedling# 01-122P4. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards and falls orange; falls banded wide violet-orchid; beards tangerine. Seedling# 99-144P: ('Kiss of Kisses' x 'Revere') X seedling# 99-33W: (seedling# 97-41B2: (seedling# 95-36D, 'Impulsive' sibling, x 'Dear Jean') x seedling# 97-36H3: (seedling# 95-36C, 'Impulsive' sibling, x 'Dear Jean')). Bay View 2006. Honorable Mention 2008.

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Photo by Betty JacobsPhoto by Burgard Iris FarmPhoto of Photo by Betty JacobsMARCHING BAND EIPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Alla Chernoguz-UkrainePhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Comanche Acres Iris GardensPhoto by LoktevPhoto by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australiaphoto of Photo by Igor Khorosh,UkrainePhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Igor Khorosh,UkrainePhoto by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor Garden-Australia.Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis GardenPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Superstition Iris GardensPhoto by Napa Country Iris GardensPhoto by Riversdale Irises-Australia.Photo by Smokin Heights-AustraliaPhoto by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-Australia


From Bay View Gardens catalog, 2006: MARCHING BAND, 38 inches , ML. $60.00. The first of a new series of bands on different ground colors: Clear orange petals with a wide violet-orchid band on the fall petals. Wide petals are deeply bubble ruffled. Stems are tall with wonderful show branching. Tangerine orange beards and overwhelming bud count. A most interesting parent. No. 01 -122P4: 99-144P: (Kiss of Kisses x Revere) X 99-33W3: (97 -4182: (95-36D, Impulsive sib x Dear Jean) x 97-36H3, Revere sib).


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
DSCN1318.JPGJPG DSCN1318.JPG manage 68 K 06 Apr 2010 - 04:52 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
MARCHINGBAND05.jpgjpg MARCHINGBAND05.jpg manage 76 K 03 Sep 2017 - 02:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
MARCHINGBAND07.jpgjpg MARCHINGBAND07.jpg manage 54 K 22 Apr 2014 - 03:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
MARCHINGBAND08.jpgjpg MARCHINGBAND08.jpg manage 58 K 22 Apr 2014 - 03:11 TerryLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
MARCHINGBAND1.JPGJPG MARCHINGBAND1.JPG manage 146 K 23 Nov 2018 - 15:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor Garden-Australia.
MARCHING_BAND_EI.jpgjpg MARCHING_BAND_EI.jpg manage 76 K 16 Apr 2015 - 06:25 Main.ruiris  
MarchingBand02.JPGJPG MarchingBand02.JPG manage 61 K 30 Mar 2014 - 18:57 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
MarchingBand03.JPGJPG MarchingBand03.JPG manage 62 K 30 Mar 2014 - 18:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
MarchingBand04.JPGJPG MarchingBand04.JPG manage 65 K 30 Mar 2014 - 18:59 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
MarchingBand7.jpgjpg MarchingBand7.jpg manage 64 K 17 Jul 2013 - 20:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
Marching_Band.JPGJPG Marching_Band.JPG manage 68 K 11 Apr 2010 - 16:26 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
Marching_Band.jpgjpg Marching_Band.jpg manage 62 K 27 Dec 2009 - 21:42 HeidiSoroken Photo of 'Marching Band' by Heidi Soroken
marching01.jpgjpg marching01.jpg manage 71 K 10 May 2015 - 02:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Burgard Iris Farm
marchingband01.jpgjpg marchingband01.jpg manage 66 K 11 Nov 2014 - 16:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
marchingband02.jpgjpg marchingband02.jpg manage 71 K 17 Jun 2015 - 19:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
marchingband03.jpgjpg marchingband03.jpg manage 624 K 03 Jan 2016 - 03:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
marchingband04.jpgjpg marchingband04.jpg manage 195 K 30 Mar 2017 - 21:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Comanche Acres Iris Gardens
marchingband05.jpgjpg marchingband05.jpg manage 28 K 01 Aug 2017 - 22:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
marchingband06.jpgjpg marchingband06.jpg manage 5 K 14 Dec 2009 - 06:55 Main.Bill photo of 'Marching Band'
marchingband07.jpgjpg marchingband07.jpg manage 231 K 30 Nov 2019 - 14:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
marchingband1.jpgjpg marchingband1.jpg manage 80 K 16 Jul 2019 - 02:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
marchingband5.jpgjpg marchingband5.jpg manage 49 K 05 Apr 2013 - 18:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
marchingband6.jpgjpg marchingband6.jpg manage 55 K 15 May 2013 - 22:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
marchingband7.jpgjpg marchingband7.jpg manage 65 K 15 Sep 2019 - 02:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Riversdale Irises-Australia.
marchingband8.JPGJPG marchingband8.JPG manage 134 K 07 May 2024 - 01:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
marchingband9.JPGJPG marchingband9.JPG manage 192 K 09 Jan 2024 - 19:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-Australia
Topic revision: r38 - 11 Jun 2024, AlainFranco
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