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■(TB) 'Rare Blend'

2015, Mego

'Rare Blend' (Anton, Mego, R. 2015), Seedling# AM-04/1636-8. TB, 36.5" (93 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards cream-silver with peach tint, gentle gold veins bolder at edges; style arms cream-silver; falls violet-lavender in center to smoky cream-yellow wide border, cream-brown veins, horizontal; beards cinnamon-tangerine in throat, tangerine in middle, light lavender end, small horns. Seedling# AM-99/0465-2: (seedling# AM-96/0185: ('Conjuration' x 'Honky Tonk Blues') x 'Twilight Blaze') X seedling# AM-01/0707: ('Slovak Prince' x seedling# AM-98/0312-2: ('Twilight Blaze' x 'Night Attack')). 2015 Sutton.

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Rare Blend 18.jpgRare Blend 2020 2.jpgRare Blend 2020-2 2.jpgRare Blend front 19 Nov.jpgRareBlend01.jpgrareblend01.JPGrareblend1.jpegrareblend5.JPGrareblend50.JPGrareblend6.jpgrareblend60.JPGrareblend7.jpgrareblend8.JPGrareblend9.jpgrareblend90.JPG


Awaiting original catalog description.


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
Rare Blend 18.jpgjpg Rare Blend 18.jpg manage 55 K 19 Apr 2022 - 01:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
Rare Blend 2020 2.jpgjpg Rare Blend 2020 2.jpg manage 67 K 30 Apr 2021 - 16:09 Main.Ladylovingdove Photo by Dorothy Parker in Burleson TX
Rare Blend 2020-2 2.jpgjpg Rare Blend 2020-2 2.jpg manage 69 K 30 Apr 2021 - 16:11 Main.Ladylovingdove Photo by Dorothy Parker in Burleson TX
Rare Blend front 19 Nov.jpgjpg Rare Blend front 19 Nov.jpg manage 357 K 22 Nov 2022 - 02:05 RachelMarks photo by Rachel Marks, Gippsland Australia, 2022
RareBlend01.jpgjpg RareBlend01.jpg manage 18 K 11 Jun 2015 - 19:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
rareblend01.JPGJPG rareblend01.JPG manage 164 K 22 May 2018 - 02:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
rareblend1.jpegjpeg rareblend1.jpeg manage 83 K 17 Oct 2018 - 21:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Viktor Karpenko-Ukraine
rareblend5.JPGJPG rareblend5.JPG manage 227 K 02 Dec 2023 - 03:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
rareblend50.JPGJPG rareblend50.JPG manage 236 K 02 Dec 2023 - 03:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
rareblend6.jpgjpg rareblend6.jpg manage 420 K 07 Jan 2020 - 03:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
rareblend60.JPGJPG rareblend60.JPG manage 273 K 27 Jun 2022 - 11:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
rareblend7.jpgjpg rareblend7.jpg manage 105 K 27 Mar 2023 - 15:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
rareblend8.JPGJPG rareblend8.JPG manage 197 K 03 Feb 2024 - 13:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
rareblend9.jpgjpg rareblend9.jpg manage 133 K 02 Feb 2023 - 15:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
rareblend90.JPGJPG rareblend90.JPG manage 129 K 31 Aug 2023 - 21:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
Topic revision: r20 - 03 Feb 2024, TLaurin
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