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■(TB) 'Orange Blossom Special'

1999, Schreiner

'Orange Blossom Special' (Schreiner, R. 1999) Seedling# CC 796-1. TB, 36" (91 cm). Late bloom. Bright cadmium orange (RHS 23A); beards tangerine; ruffled; sweet fragrance. 'Hawaiian Queen' X seedling# W 621-10: (seedling# T 842-A: (seedling# M 973-A: (((seedling# M1212-1 x 'Snowy Heron') x ('Mary Randall' x 'Amethyst Flame')) x ((('Inca Chief' x 'Lady Albright') x (('Miogem' x 'Oriental Glory') x ('Harriet Thoreau' seedling x 'Savage'))) x (('Halolight' x 'Inca Chief') x 'Brass Accents' sibling))) x (('Lilac Supreme' x 'Rippling Waters') x ('Lilac Snow' x 'Lilac Supreme'))) x Seedling# K 390-H: ('Meggie' x ('Carnaby' sibling x ((('Alpenrose' x 'Amethyst Flame' sibling) x 'Prairie Clover') x 'Claudia Rene')))) x 'Hula Girl'). Schreiner 1999. Honorable Mention 2002.

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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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Orange-Blossom-Special9.jpgjpg Orange-Blossom-Special9.jpg manage 43 K 02 Nov 2021 - 03:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
Orange-Blossom-SpecialCT.jpgjpg Orange-Blossom-SpecialCT.jpg manage 45 K 31 Oct 2011 - 19:55 Main.Betsy881 Photo by C & T Iris Patch
OrangeBlossomSpecial-2015-1.JPGJPG OrangeBlossomSpecial-2015-1.JPG manage 53 K 13 Dec 2015 - 10:26 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
OrangeBlossomSpecial-2015-2.JPGJPG OrangeBlossomSpecial-2015-2.JPG manage 52 K 13 Dec 2015 - 10:26 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
OrangeBlossomSpecial-2015-3.JPGJPG OrangeBlossomSpecial-2015-3.JPG manage 49 K 13 Dec 2015 - 10:26 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
OrangeBlossomSpecial_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg OrangeBlossomSpecial_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 60 K 07 Nov 2010 - 05:42 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
OrangeBlossomSpecial_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg OrangeBlossomSpecial_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 70 K 19 Dec 2010 - 07:32 Main.janlauritzen taken at the 2005 Region 15 Trek in Tucson
Orange_Blossom_Special_KWW.jpgjpg Orange_Blossom_Special_KWW.jpg manage 64 K 12 Jan 2017 - 19:49 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; Church of Christ, Visalia, CA; AIS 2004 Convention
orangblossomspecial1.JPGJPG orangblossomspecial1.JPG manage 313 K 28 Feb 2019 - 21:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at McMillen's Iris Garden-Norwich-Ontario-Canada
orangeblo01.JPGJPG orangeblo01.JPG manage 67 K 12 Mar 2015 - 21:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
orangeblossomspecial01.jpgjpg orangeblossomspecial01.jpg manage 46 K 28 Jan 2016 - 13:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris City Gardens
orangeblossomspecial02.jpgjpg orangeblossomspecial02.jpg manage 65 K 07 Feb 2019 - 20:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mooiplaas Iris & Dayliles-South Africa.
orangeblossomspecial03.jpgjpg orangeblossomspecial03.jpg manage 40 K 07 Feb 2019 - 20:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mooiplaas Iris & Dayliles-South Africa.
orangeblossomspecial04.jpgjpg orangeblossomspecial04.jpg manage 65 K 07 Feb 2019 - 20:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mooiplaas Iris & Dayliles-South Africa.
orangeblossomspecial5.jpgjpg orangeblossomspecial5.jpg manage 65 K 12 Nov 2013 - 23:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
orangeblossomspecial9.jpgjpg orangeblossomspecial9.jpg manage 206 K 20 Nov 2021 - 03:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
rsz_OrangeBlossomSpecial-jb.jpgjpg rsz_OrangeBlossomSpecial-jb.jpg manage 71 K 26 Dec 2012 - 16:44 Main.Harloiris photo by Sharon Hall
Topic revision: r22 - 20 Nov 2021, Harloiris
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