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■(TB) 'Merry Madrigal'

1982, Babson

'Merry Madrigal' (Sanford Babson, R. 1982). Seedling# D22-15. TB, 37" (94 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards lemon cream; falls lavender over cream, edged cream; pale yellow beard. 'Touché' X seedling# A52-5: (('Tambourine' x 'Sterling Silver') x ('Apropos' x 'Stepping Out')). Melrose Gardens 1982. Honorable Mention 1985.

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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
MerryMadrigal01.JPGJPG MerryMadrigal01.JPG manage 52 K 26 Nov 2014 - 15:41 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
MerryMadrigal01.jpgjpg MerryMadrigal01.jpg manage 34 K 29 Sep 2014 - 19:39 UnknownUser Photo by C&T Iris Patch
MerryMadrigal12BHI.jpgjpg MerryMadrigal12BHI.jpg manage 74 K 25 Apr 2012 - 15:18 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Merry_Madrigal.jpgjpg Merry_Madrigal.jpg manage 38 K 05 Jan 2010 - 19:08 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
merry01.jpgjpg merry01.jpg manage 67 K 25 Jun 2015 - 00:51 UnknownUser Photo by Exline Iris Garden
merrymadrigal01.JPGJPG merrymadrigal01.JPG manage 42 K 01 May 2020 - 13:49 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1987 Mid-America Iris Garden catalogue by Terry Laurin
merrymadrigal02.JPGJPG merrymadrigal02.JPG manage 323 K 29 Jan 2021 - 02:33 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1994 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r24 - 21 Jan 2023, Harloiris
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