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■(TB) 'Orelio'

1947, DeForest

'Orelio' (Fred DeForest, R. 1947). TB, Midseason bloom. Color Class-R6D, 'Casa Morena' X 'Garden Flame'. DeForest 1947.

NOTE: Pronounced Or-el'-yo.

See below:
IMG 0029.jpgIris germanica Orelio.JPGIris germanica rojo.JPGOrelio front 10 Oct.jpegOrelio side 10 Oct.jpegorelio01.JPGorelio02.JPGOrelio03.JPGorelio03.JPGOrelio04.JPGorelio04.JPGorelio05.JPGorelio055.JPGorelio06.JPGorelio060.JPGorelio1.JPGOrelio11.JPGOrelio12BHI.jpgorelio fl.jpgOreliocct.JPEG
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References:

From Iris Test Garden Catalog, 1955: ORELIO. (DeForest, 1947). M. L., 35-in.This is a handsome rich brown-red arising from the famous Casa Morena. It has the copious form and heavy substance of its famous sire and the red-brown tones are more effective and different. A lively red. H. M., 1948. $1.00.
 
 

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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
Topic attachments
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IMG_0029.jpgjpg IMG_0029.jpg manage 356 K 22 Dec 2018 - 02:33 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski, My Garden 2018, Finksburg, MD
Iris germanica Orelio.JPGJPG Iris germanica Orelio.JPG manage 949 K 26 Aug 2021 - 19:46 MadelaineLyon  
Iris germanica rojo.JPGJPG Iris germanica rojo.JPG manage 1 MB 26 Aug 2021 - 19:48 MadelaineLyon  
Orelio front 10 Oct.jpegjpeg Orelio front 10 Oct.jpeg manage 594 K 16 Oct 2021 - 05:40 RachelMarks TB Orelio 2021 season, Victoria Australia
Orelio side 10 Oct.jpegjpeg Orelio side 10 Oct.jpeg manage 717 K 16 Oct 2021 - 05:41 RachelMarks TB Orelio side view 2021 season Victoria Australia
Orelio03.JPGJPG Orelio03.JPG manage 157 K 08 Dec 2016 - 14:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Orelio04.JPGJPG Orelio04.JPG manage 122 K 08 Dec 2016 - 14:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Orelio11.JPGJPG Orelio11.JPG manage 114 K 26 Aug 2021 - 00:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Orelio12BHI.jpgjpg Orelio12BHI.jpg manage 87 K 28 Apr 2012 - 17:18 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Oreliocct.JPEGJPEG Oreliocct.JPEG manage 24 K 20 Feb 2012 - 14:20 Main.Betsy881 Photo Courtesy of HIPS
orelio01.JPGJPG orelio01.JPG manage 720 K 24 Aug 2020 - 01:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
orelio02.JPGJPG orelio02.JPG manage 631 K 24 Aug 2020 - 01:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
orelio03.JPGJPG orelio03.JPG manage 613 K 24 Aug 2020 - 01:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
orelio04.JPGJPG orelio04.JPG manage 538 K 24 Aug 2020 - 01:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
orelio05.JPGJPG orelio05.JPG manage 653 K 24 Aug 2020 - 01:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
orelio055.JPGJPG orelio055.JPG manage 138 K 24 Aug 2020 - 02:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
orelio06.JPGJPG orelio06.JPG manage 177 K 14 Jan 2022 - 03:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
orelio060.JPGJPG orelio060.JPG manage 203 K 14 Jan 2022 - 03:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
orelio1.JPGJPG orelio1.JPG manage 375 K 22 Aug 2020 - 02:37 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1957 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
orelio_fl.jpgjpg orelio_fl.jpg manage 45 K 13 Aug 2012 - 01:30 IrisP  
Topic revision: r23 - 14 Jan 2022, TLaurin
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