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■(TB) 'Patterns'

1990, Dunn

'Patterns' (Mary Dunn, R. 1988). Seedling# M80-730A. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards white ground, peppered plum; falls white ground, peppered and edged plum; pale plum beard. 'Rancho Rose' X 'Galore' sibling. MAD Garden 1990. High Commendation 1988.

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From AIS Bulletin #277 April 1990 Introducing PATTERNS (Mary Dunn '90) Heavily marked plum rose plicata. Standards solid color, falls large white area, no center stripe on falls. Crisp and clean color. Matching beards, hints of lace. Great branching, substance and form. Almost always 3 open blooms on a branch, good show stalk. Eight buds, 36". Rancho Rose X Galore sib. $35.00. M.A.D. Iris Garden.


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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2011-03-06
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Patterns01.JPGJPG Patterns01.JPG manage 71 K 03 Dec 2014 - 03:40 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Patterns03.jpgjpg Patterns03.jpg manage 148 K 07 Apr 2014 - 14:44 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
Patterns12BHI.jpgjpg Patterns12BHI.jpg manage 109 K 28 Apr 2012 - 22:46 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
PatternsN.jpgjpg PatternsN.jpg manage 48 K 23 Oct 2011 - 17:36 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
patterns3.jpgjpg patterns3.jpg manage 663 K 04 Jan 2016 - 14:54 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
patterns4.jpgjpg patterns4.jpg manage 55 K 06 Apr 2013 - 16:12 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
patterns5.jpgjpg patterns5.jpg manage 81 K 13 Nov 2013 - 16:22 UnknownUser Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
patternsAA.jpgjpg patternsAA.jpg manage 37 K 06 Mar 2011 - 18:20 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
Topic revision: r19 - 28 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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