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■(TB) 'Opalescent Dream'

2003, Brown by Black

'Opalescent Dream' (Opal Brown, deceased, by Paul Black, R. 2002). Seedling# 93-2A4. TB, 38" (97 cm), Late midseason to very late bloom. Standards medium orchid, pale pearly violet blue wash; style arms medium orchid; falls pale orchid shading to medium orchid edge; beards dark orange, base violet; slight musky fragrance. Parentage unknown. Mid-America 2003.

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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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-01-19
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
OpalescentDream01.jpgjpg OpalescentDream01.jpg manage 69 K 04 Sep 2014 - 21:35 UnknownUser Photo by Jeanette Graham
Opalescent_Dream_O_Brown_03.JPGJPG Opalescent_Dream_O_Brown_03.JPG manage 72 K 19 Jan 2010 - 08:13 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
opalecentdream01.JPGJPG opalecentdream01.JPG manage 58 K 03 Oct 2015 - 14:32 UnknownUser Photo by Pat Canter
opalescentdream02.jpegjpeg opalescentdream02.jpeg manage 123 K 25 Dec 2015 - 04:29 UnknownUser Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
opalescentdream05.JPGJPG opalescentdream05.JPG manage 78 K 05 Oct 2015 - 20:39 UnknownUser Photo by Pat Canter
opalescentdream08SPI.jpgjpg opalescentdream08SPI.jpg manage 57 K 29 Mar 2010 - 15:30 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
opalescentdream1.jpgjpg opalescentdream1.jpg manage 125 K 29 Mar 2016 - 21:47 UnknownUser Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
opalescentdream2.jpgjpg opalescentdream2.jpg manage 130 K 29 Mar 2016 - 21:49 UnknownUser Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
opalescentdream3.jpgjpg opalescentdream3.jpg manage 151 K 06 Oct 2017 - 00:47 UnknownUser Photo by Iris Garden Feel Good-Russia
opalescentdream5.jpgjpg opalescentdream5.jpg manage 104 K 16 Jul 2019 - 01:57 UnknownUser Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
opalescentdream9.JPGJPG opalescentdream9.JPG manage 254 K 09 Jul 2023 - 02:28 UnknownUser Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r23 - 10 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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