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■(TB) 'Positive Life'

2016, Balland

'Positive Life' (Martin Balland, R. 2016). Seedling M1201A. TB, 35.5" (90 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards pale violet blue, slightly darker at base and midribs ; style arms pale violet blue ; falls violet blue blending pale violet blue towards the rim, darker veining in the middle, grey blue violet veining on haft and shoulders ; beards: golden yellow in throat, violet blue tipped golden yellow in end. Lightly ruffled. 'Tom Johnson' X 'Fancy Fellow'.

See below:
Positive Life-TB-2016 Balland.jpgpositivelife1.JPG


See: IRIS et BULBEUSES n°166, 2016, p. 33.


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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Positive_Life-TB-2016_Balland.jpgjpg Positive_Life-TB-2016_Balland.jpg manage 259 K 14 Oct 2016 - 07:34 UnknownUser Photo Martin Balland, France
positivelife1.JPGJPG positivelife1.JPG manage 40 K 26 Mar 2020 - 15:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Martin Balland-France
Topic revision: r13 - 20 Oct 2022, af.83
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