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■(TB) 'Private Treasure'

1993, Shoop

'Private Treasure' (George Shoop, R. 1993). Seedling# 87-23. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards orange; falls Ruffled and flared yellow; beards tangerine. 'Blazing Light' x 'Edna's Wish'. Shoop 1993.

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From AIS Bulletin #289 April 1993 Introducing PRIVATE TREASURE (G. Shoop '93) TB, 36", M. Closed orange standards with ruffled and flaring yellow falls. Tangerine beards. Good stalk and branching with 7 or more buds. Sdlg. 87-23: (Blazing Light X Edna's Wish). $35.00. George Shoop.


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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PrivateTreasure7.jpgjpg PrivateTreasure7.jpg manage 61 K 19 Oct 2013 - 15:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
PrivateTreasureAA.jpgjpg PrivateTreasureAA.jpg manage 59 K 06 Mar 2011 - 18:38 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
PrivateTreasureAI.jpgjpg PrivateTreasureAI.jpg manage 14 K 06 Dec 2012 - 20:08 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Amazing Iris NZ
PrivateTreasureDE.jpgjpg PrivateTreasureDE.jpg manage 39 K 12 Aug 2012 - 19:24 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Donald Eaves
PrivateTreasureSC.jpgjpg PrivateTreasureSC.jpg manage 33 K 26 Oct 2011 - 13:42 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Stoney Creek Iris
PrivateTreasureSI.JPGJPG PrivateTreasureSI.JPG manage 269 K 20 Apr 2019 - 02:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Ives.
privatetreasure01.jpgjpg privatetreasure01.jpg manage 102 K 24 Oct 2015 - 15:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
privatetreasure02.jpgjpg privatetreasure02.jpg manage 126 K 20 Feb 2018 - 16:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riversdale Irises-Australia
privatetreasure03.jpgjpg privatetreasure03.jpg manage 54 K 15 Sep 2019 - 02:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riversdale Irises-Australia.
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