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■(TB) 'Paris Lights'

1972, Schreiner

'Paris Lights' (Schreiner, R. 1972). Seedling Y 906-3. TB, 35" (89 cm), Early midseason bloom. Even shade of Rembrandt red with silky texture, slight copper halation in broad area along beard and spreading widely over haft area; deep orange beard. 'Royal Tapestry' sibling X 'Glowing Tiara' sibling. Schreiner 1972. Honorable Mention 1974.

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Paris-LightsCT.jpgParisLights01.JPGparislights01.jpgparislights1.jpgParisLights12BHI.JPGparislights9.JPGParisLightsIO.jpg

References

Awaiting original catalog description.
Historic Iris Preservation Society link.
 

Culture

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.
FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Here

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Paris-LightsCT.jpgjpg Paris-LightsCT.jpg manage 51 K 31 Oct 2011 - 22:19 Main.Betsy881 Photo by C & T Iris Patch
ParisLights01.JPGJPG ParisLights01.JPG manage 86 K 02 Dec 2014 - 21:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
ParisLights12BHI.JPGJPG ParisLights12BHI.JPG manage 64 K 28 Apr 2012 - 22:35 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
ParisLightsIO.jpgjpg ParisLightsIO.jpg manage 68 K 25 Feb 2011 - 20:25 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Iris Oasis
parislights01.jpgjpg parislights01.jpg manage 52 K 03 Dec 2018 - 21:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
parislights1.jpgjpg parislights1.jpg manage 104 K 22 Apr 2016 - 13:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
parislights9.JPGJPG parislights9.JPG manage 336 K 28 Sep 2020 - 02:17 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1972 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
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