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■(TB) 'Orchid Dove'

2007, Spoon

'Orchid Dove' (Donald Spoon, R. 2006). Seedling# 98-286B. TB, 35" (89 cm). Late bloom. Standards orchid pink, (blend of RHS 84B & 85B); style arms same blend, darker stigmatic lip, two darker center lines; falls orchid pink lightening to edges, lighter around beards, laced, bubble ruffled; beards orchid pink tipped golden yellow in throat; pronounced sweet fragrance. 'Lady Of Leoness' sibling, X 'Uncle Charlie'. Winterberry 2007. Honorable Mention 2010.

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George Bacon - Breezeway Iris GardenSpoon photoPhoto by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden, Aurora, ON CanadaPhoto by Pilmore GardensPhoto by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden-Aurora-Ont.-Canada.Photo by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden, Aurora, ON CanadaPhoto by Damon GardensPhoto by Damon GardensPhoto by Colin Campbell-Iris Hills FarmPhoto by Virgina SpoonPhoto by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis GardenPhoto by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis GardenPhoto by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis GardenPhoto by Riley Probst taken at the 2010 AIS National Convention

References:

From AIS Bulletin #345 April 2007 Introducing Orchid Dove (D. Spoon) TB, 35" (89 cm) 7-9 bUds, L. Sdlg. #98-286B. Ruffled and laced with bubble lace. Closed, domed standards are orchid pink (blend of 84B and 85B). Orchid pink style arms darker across stigmatic lip and with two darker center lines. Wide, arched falls are orchid pink, lighter around beards and lightening to edges of the falls. Beards orchid pink, tipped golden yellow deep in throat. Pronounced sweet fragrance. Fertile both ways. (Lady of Leoness sibling X Uncle Charlie). $40. Winterberry Gardens.
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Orchid Dove TB Donald Spoon 2007.jpgjpg Orchid Dove TB Donald Spoon 2007.jpg manage 389 K 07 Mar 2021 - 22:11 Main.georgebacon George Bacon - Breezeway Iris Garden
OrchidDove01.jpgjpg OrchidDove01.jpg manage 134 K 30 Oct 2016 - 15:05 TerryLaurin Photo by Pilmore Gardens
Orchid_Dove_2007.jpgjpg Orchid_Dove_2007.jpg manage 32 K 21 Sep 2010 - 19:46 BobPries Spoon photo
orchiddove.JPGJPG orchiddove.JPG manage 71 K 16 Jul 2012 - 01:21 TerryLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden, Aurora, ON Canada
orchiddove01.jpgjpg orchiddove01.jpg manage 147 K 29 Jun 2019 - 02:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden-Aurora-Ont.-Canada.
orchiddove010.jpgjpg orchiddove010.jpg manage 198 K 27 Jun 2023 - 12:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden, Aurora, ON Canada
orchiddove02.jpgjpg orchiddove02.jpg manage 72 K 15 May 2014 - 19:32 TerryLaurin Photo by Damon Gardens
orchiddove03.jpgjpg orchiddove03.jpg manage 63 K 22 Jul 2014 - 18:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Damon Gardens
orchiddove04.jpgjpg orchiddove04.jpg manage 22 K 18 Jan 2016 - 22:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Colin Campbell-Iris Hills Farm
orchiddove1.jpgjpg orchiddove1.jpg manage 130 K 06 Jun 2016 - 11:48 TerryLaurin Photo by Virgina Spoon
orchiddove3.jpgjpg orchiddove3.jpg manage 86 K 11 Jul 2019 - 02:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
orchiddove4.jpgjpg orchiddove4.jpg manage 126 K 11 Jul 2019 - 15:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
orchiddove5.jpgjpg orchiddove5.jpg manage 105 K 15 Jul 2019 - 21:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
orchiddove6.jpgjpg orchiddove6.jpg manage 86 K 25 Jul 2019 - 22:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Riley Probst taken at the 2010 AIS National Convention
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