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■(TB) 'Monaco'

1977, Brown

'Monaco' (Bob Brown, R. 1976). Seedling# 7118. TB, 30" (76 cm), Late midseason bloom. Lightly ruffled and laced light lavender with lighter area around falls; tangerine beard tipped white. 'Caro Nome' X 'Tiburon'. Cottage Gardens 1977. Honorable Mention 1979.

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From AIS Bulletin #225 Spring 1977 Introducing MONACO (Bob Brown, 1977). TB, M-L, 30". This light lavender has near perfect form with ruffling and lace and domed standards. The falls are particularly wide and very clean with a lighter area in the center area of the falls. The beard is tan~erine tipped white. The branching is excellent and the bud count good. ThiS has proven to be an excellent parent. It blooms from 28 to 32 inches, although we have seen it higher. Bloom time is mid to late. Sdlg. # 7118. (Caro Nome X Tiburon). HC'75. $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
Monaco01.JPGJPG Monaco01.JPG manage 58 K 26 Nov 2014 - 17:23 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Monaco010.JPGJPG Monaco010.JPG manage 83 K 24 Aug 2021 - 19:20 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Monaco02.JPGJPG Monaco02.JPG manage 56 K 31 Mar 2014 - 13:51 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
Monaco03.JPGJPG Monaco03.JPG manage 59 K 31 Mar 2014 - 13:53 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
Monaco04.JPGJPG Monaco04.JPG manage 58 K 31 Mar 2014 - 13:54 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
MonacoBHI.JPGJPG MonacoBHI.JPG manage 207 K 20 Nov 2011 - 00:29 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
monaco05.jpgjpg monaco05.jpg manage 95 K 13 Jun 2014 - 21:12 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
monaco9.JPGJPG monaco9.JPG manage 347 K 27 Oct 2020 - 22:13 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1987 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
monaco_fl.jpgjpg monaco_fl.jpg manage 37 K 13 Aug 2012 - 03:31 IrisP  
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