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■(TB) 'Porcelain Ballet'

1985, Black

'Porcelain Ballet' (Paul Black, R. 1984). Seedling# B81-108. TB, 32" (81 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards rosy apricot, blended to apricot edge; falls. apricot pink blend with apricot border; bright red orange beard; ruffled; pronounced sweet fragrance. 'Old Flame' X 'Instant Charm'. Mid-America Gardens 1985. Exhibition Certificate 1981; Honorable Mention 1988.

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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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PorcelainBallet1.jpgjpg PorcelainBallet1.jpg manage 170 K 02 May 2021 - 02:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
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PorcelainBallet3.jpgjpg PorcelainBallet3.jpg manage 67 K 29 Nov 2013 - 15:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
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porcelainballet01.jpgjpg porcelainballet01.jpg manage 103 K 23 Oct 2015 - 22:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
porcelainballet02.JPGJPG porcelainballet02.JPG manage 378 K 15 May 2017 - 03:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Dorothy Vande-Wisconsin Iris Society
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porcelainballet1.jpgjpg porcelainballet1.jpg manage 153 K 18 Jun 2019 - 15:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
porcelainballet5.JPGJPG porcelainballet5.JPG manage 226 K 11 Apr 2023 - 14:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
porcelainballet8.JPGJPG porcelainballet8.JPG manage 325 K 19 Nov 2020 - 15:19 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1991 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
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Topic revision: r25 - 11 Apr 2023, TLaurin
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