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■(TB) 'Orchid Blush'

1981, Brown

'Orchid Blush' (Jim Brown, R. 1980). Seedling# J77-28. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom. Laced and lightly ruffled light orchid with slightly darker veining on falls; orange beard tipped orchid. Seedling# 7422: ('Cherry Jubilee' x 'Monaco') X seedling# 7480: ('Caro Nome' x 'Bluebell Lane') x 'White King' x 'Royal Gold')). Cottage Gardens 1981.

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Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden


From AIS Bulletin #241 April 1981 Introducing ORCHID BLUSH Jean Brown, 1981). TB, M, 35". A wide, semi-flaring, laced and ruffled flower of lovely form. The light orchid self has slightly darker veining on the falls, which lends dignity and sophistication to the flower. Orchid-tipped beards add brilliance to wellsubstanced bloom. Well branched with 7 buds. Sdlg. J77-28. (CHERRY JUBILEE x MONACO) X ((CARO NOME x BLUEBELL LANE) x (WHITE KING x ROYAL GOLD)). $25.00. Cottage Gardens.

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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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Topic revision: r10 - 11 Nov 2022, Harloiris
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