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■ (TB) 'October Dreaming'

2015, Blyth

'October Dreaming' (Barry Blyth, R. 2014) Seedling# V242-1. TB, 35" (89 cm). Very early bloom. Standards light cream-peach, slightly darker at midrib; falls smooth light salmon; beards light tangerine. Seedling# T146-3: (seedling# R32-Y, 'Pirate Queen' sibling, x seedling# R41-1, 'Stay Stylish' pollen parent sibling) X seedling# S115-A, 'Infatuate' sibling. Tempo Two 2015-16

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From Tempo Two catalog, 2015: OCTOBER DREAMING (Blyth 2015 Aust) VE 35”. Flowering for us at the beginning of October, making it one of the earliest. Light creamy peach standards with slightly deeper midribs. Falls are light smooth salmon right to the edge. Beards are bright tangerine orange. Wide ruffled blooms on show stems. October Dreaming reminds us of an earlier introduction of 15 years ago - Mandarin Morning. October Dreaming has given us some remarkable orange bicolours and golden amoenas. It can rebloom in Autumn (T146-3: (R32-Y; Pirate Queen sib x (R41-1: (P157-1: (N275-1 : (L280-1: (G75-A: (E99-1: (B132-2: Holiday Lover x Love Comes) x Bygone Era) x (E158-2: (B202-1: Affaire x (Z55-3: (X108-2 x X108-10: Chocolate Vanilla sibs)) x (B164-1: Chocolate Vanilla x Electrique))) x (G63-G: Mandarin Morning sib)) X (L133-1: I’m Dreaming sib) x (L115-B: Shiver Of Gold sib) x (O228-4: I’m Dreaming sib x Platinum Class sib)) X (S115-A: Infatuate sib)). Sdlg No V242-1. $60.00.


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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OctoberDreaming01.jpgjpg OctoberDreaming01.jpg manage 198 K 08 Nov 2015 - 14:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tempo Two Nursery-Australia
OctoberDreaming02.jpgjpg OctoberDreaming02.jpg manage 61 K 17 Dec 2016 - 13:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow-Keith Keppel Irises
OctoberDreaming9.jpgjpg OctoberDreaming9.jpg manage 219 K 26 Sep 2021 - 22:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-Australia
octoberdreaming01.jpgjpg octoberdreaming01.jpg manage 28 K 28 Jul 2017 - 01:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
octoberdreaming03.jpgjpg octoberdreaming03.jpg manage 258 K 01 Dec 2019 - 00:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
octoberdreaming04.jpgjpg octoberdreaming04.jpg manage 149 K 21 Jan 2023 - 14:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
octoberdreaming1.jpegjpeg octoberdreaming1.jpeg manage 207 K 17 Oct 2018 - 22:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Viktor Karpenko-Ukraine
octoberdreaming2.JPGJPG octoberdreaming2.JPG manage 285 K 16 May 2019 - 03:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at Bay View Gardens
octoberdreaming5.JPGJPG octoberdreaming5.JPG manage 173 K 02 Oct 2023 - 01:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
octoberdreaming50.JPGJPG octoberdreaming50.JPG manage 130 K 18 Oct 2023 - 01:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
octoberdreaming8.JPGJPG octoberdreaming8.JPG manage 145 K 12 Jan 2024 - 02:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-Australia
octoberdreaming9.jpgjpg octoberdreaming9.jpg manage 206 K 08 Jul 2022 - 02:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r20 - 12 Jan 2024, TLaurin
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