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■(TB) 'Martian Sunset'

2021, Kelly

'Martian Sunset' (Steve Kelly, R. 2020) Seedling. HADK 13-5. TB, 30" (76 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards dark crimson, lighter midribs; style arms light bronze; falls white hafts bleed into darker crimson around outer petal, light fluorescent pink radiates from around beard; beards gold, ends white; slight fragrance. 'House Afire' X 'Dragon King'. Adobe 2021. Exhibition Certificate 2019; Favorite Guest Iris 2022; Honorable Mention, 2023.

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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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martiansunset5.jpgjpg martiansunset5.jpg manage 245 K 18 Apr 2023 - 15:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
martiansunset50.JPGJPG martiansunset50.JPG manage 249 K 18 Apr 2024 - 22:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
martiansunset7.JPGJPG martiansunset7.JPG manage 209 K 16 Mar 2024 - 18:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Gardens
martiansunset70.JPGJPG martiansunset70.JPG manage 244 K 16 Mar 2024 - 18:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Gardens
martiansunset90.JPGJPG martiansunset90.JPG manage 226 K 17 Apr 2022 - 22:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton at the 2022 National Convention-Las Cruces-New Mexico
martiansunset91.JPGJPG martiansunset91.JPG manage 218 K 24 Apr 2022 - 12:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton at the 2022 National Convention-Las Cruces-New Mexico
martiansunsetjeanette.JPGJPG martiansunsetjeanette.JPG manage 149 K 27 Apr 2022 - 02:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham at the Ayers Garden-2022 National Convention-Las Cruces-New Mexico
Topic revision: r16 - 18 Apr 2024, TLaurin
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