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■(TB) 'Oh Babe'

1984, Anderson

'Oh Babe' (D. C. Anderson, R. 1981). Seedling# A-DG-RA4-Ca5. TB, 30" (76 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards deep gold; falls white ground with broad band of dark red brown plicata markings, deep gold in center, light brown edge; deep yellow beard. 'Dazzling Gold' sibling X 'Caramba'. Melrose Gardens 1984. Exhibition Certificate 1981; High Commendation 1983; Exhibition Certificate 1983; Honorable Mention 1986.

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Photo by Nolaby Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest FranceOh Babe flPhoto by Exline Iris GardenPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Paul BlackPhoto by Barry BlythPhoto by Barry BlythPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.Photo scanned from the 1989 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin


Awaiting original catalog description


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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-01-05
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Oh-BabeNN.jpgjpg Oh-BabeNN.jpg manage 27 K 09 Nov 2011 - 15:13 BetsyHiggins Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
OhBabe02.jpgjpg OhBabe02.jpg manage 92 K 02 Apr 2014 - 02:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
OhBabe03.jpgjpg OhBabe03.jpg manage 73 K 02 Apr 2014 - 02:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
OhBabe04.jpgjpg OhBabe04.jpg manage 92 K 26 Apr 2015 - 22:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth
OhBabe05.jpgjpg OhBabe05.jpg manage 106 K 26 Apr 2015 - 22:32 TerryLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth
Oh_Babe_Anderson_84.JPGJPG Oh_Babe_Anderson_84.JPG manage 68 K 05 Jan 2010 - 18:22 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
Oh_Babe_fl.jpgjpg Oh_Babe_fl.jpg manage 60 K 05 Apr 2011 - 04:40 IrisP  
ohbabe01.jpgjpg ohbabe01.jpg manage 106 K 25 Jun 2015 - 23:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
ohbabe04.jpgjpg ohbabe04.jpg manage 82 K 30 May 2014 - 16:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black
ohbabe09.JPGJPG ohbabe09.JPG manage 291 K 09 Dec 2020 - 01:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
ohbabe1.jpgjpg ohbabe1.jpg manage 39 K 03 Dec 2018 - 19:18 TerryLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
ohbabe2.jpgjpg ohbabe2.jpg manage 53 K 03 Dec 2018 - 19:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
ohbabe9.JPGJPG ohbabe9.JPG manage 366 K 02 Nov 2020 - 15:30 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1989 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r23 - 12 Mar 2023, DougChyz
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