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■(TB) 'Paradise'

1980, Gatty

'Paradise' (Joseph Gatty, R. 1979). Seedling G55-2. TB, 33" (84 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards peach-pink (M&P 9-AB-5); falls slightly creamier peach-pink (9-AB-4); Chinese orange beard tipped paler. 'Playgirl' 'May Dancer' x 'Princess'). Keppel 1980. Honorable Mention 1982; Award of Merit 1984.

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From AIS Bulletin #236 January 1980 Introducing PARADISE (Gatty) ML 33". Pretty peach-pink self, heavily ruffled and with lace. The slightly creamier pink falls are strongly flared. Chinese orange beards, paler at the tips. Playgirl X (May Dancer x Princess). #G55-2. $25.00. Keith Keppel.


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.

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Paradise01.jpgjpg Paradise01.jpg manage 30 K 29 Sep 2014 - 21:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
Paradise02.jpgjpg Paradise02.jpg manage 67 K 07 Apr 2014 - 15:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Paradise03.jpgjpg Paradise03.jpg manage 111 K 07 Apr 2014 - 15:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Paradise04jb.jpgjpg Paradise04jb.jpg manage 64 K 12 Aug 2016 - 01:49 Main.Harloiris Photo by Blue J Iris
Paradise05.jpgjpg Paradise05.jpg manage 64 K 17 Mar 2015 - 22:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black
Paradise11.JPGJPG Paradise11.JPG manage 73 K 27 Aug 2021 - 01:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Paradise12BHI.jpgjpg Paradise12BHI.jpg manage 67 K 28 Apr 2012 - 22:17 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
ParadiseEI.jpgjpg ParadiseEI.jpg manage 21 K 17 Dec 2012 - 16:51 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
ParadiseNN.jpgjpg ParadiseNN.jpg manage 33 K 09 Nov 2011 - 18:48 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
paradise01.jpgjpg paradise01.jpg manage 66 K 26 Jun 2015 - 00:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
paradise02.jpgjpg paradise02.jpg manage 104 K 22 Oct 2015 - 02:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
paradise03.jpgjpg paradise03.jpg manage 56 K 29 Feb 2016 - 15:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kelways-United Kingdom
paradise04.JPGJPG paradise04.JPG manage 226 K 28 Feb 2019 - 03:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at McMillen's Iris Garden-Norwich-Ontario-Canada
paradise05.JPGJPG paradise05.JPG manage 71 K 17 May 2014 - 13:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
paradise06.JPGJPG paradise06.JPG manage 84 K 04 Jul 2014 - 15:12 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
paradise07.JPGJPG paradise07.JPG manage 238 K 28 Feb 2019 - 04:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at McMillen's Iris Garden-Norwich-Ontario-Canada
paradise1.JPGJPG paradise1.JPG manage 287 K 25 Aug 2017 - 20:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt taken at the Royal Botanical Gardens-Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
paradise4.jpgjpg paradise4.jpg manage 141 K 30 Nov 2017 - 19:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
paradise5.jpgjpg paradise5.jpg manage 49 K 06 Apr 2013 - 15:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
paradise6.jpgjpg paradise6.jpg manage 14 K 26 Aug 2013 - 03:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by te Sligte Gardens
paradise7.JPGJPG paradise7.JPG manage 163 K 14 Apr 2023 - 20:28 Main.TLaurin Photo taken at 1985 AIS Indianapolis Convention by Verna Laurin at the Wann Garden
paradise9.JPGJPG paradise9.JPG manage 278 K 29 Jan 2021 - 03:33 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1994 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
paradise_fl.jpgjpg paradise_fl.jpg manage 33 K 12 Aug 2012 - 19:30 IrisP  
Topic revision: r33 - 14 Apr 2023, TLaurin
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