■(TB) 'Rancho Rose'
, R. 1974). Seedling# 41-1A. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards magenta rose, serrated; falls daphne red markings on salmon rose ground; white beard, nasturtium red tip. Seedling# 6-9E X 'Osage Buff'
. Gibson 1975. Honorable Mention 1976; Award of Merit 1978; Favorite Guest Iris 1979.
| From AIS Bulletin #216 January 1975 Introducing RANCHO ROSE. '75, M, 38". #41-1A. $25.00. As the name implies, this is a rose plicata. The 5"x8" firmly held magenta rose standards are ruffled and serrated. Falls are very lacy and lilting as well as flaring. The color is Daphene red markings on a ground of salmon rose. Markings are distributed thru out, really making it a fancy. The beautiful beard is white on the lower part and brilliant nasturtium red on top. Petals, 3-1/2" wide. From ORANGE BUFF crossing. Gibson's Iris Garden.
| 'Rancho Rose' Historic Iris Preservation Society link.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
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| 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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