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■(TB) 'Red Polish'

1967, Craig

'Red Polish' (Tom Craig, R. 1967). Seedling# R66-7. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early to late midseason bloom. Color Class R3D. Standards very deep grayed crimson; falls similar but deeper, clearer, more intense. 'Adam' X (((('Ruth Couffer' x 'Sable Night') x ((('Bang' sibling x 'Technicolor')) x (('Conquistador' x 'Moa') x 'Destiny') x 'Crimson Tide')))). Craig 1967.

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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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Red-PolishN.jpgjpg Red-PolishN.jpg manage 37 K 23 Oct 2011 - 18:57 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
RedPolish01.JPGJPG RedPolish01.JPG manage 64 K 04 Dec 2014 - 16:37 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
RedPolish02.jpgjpg RedPolish02.jpg manage 72 K 07 Apr 2015 - 23:41 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
RedPolish11.JPGJPG RedPolish11.JPG manage 97 K 29 Aug 2021 - 21:37 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
RedPolish12BHI.jpgjpg RedPolish12BHI.jpg manage 78 K 30 Apr 2012 - 23:39 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
RedPolishEI.jpgjpg RedPolishEI.jpg manage 46 K 18 Dec 2012 - 16:06 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
RedPolishSI.jpgjpg RedPolishSI.jpg manage 182 K 19 Oct 2019 - 03:05 UnknownUser Photo by Sandy Ives.
Red_Polish.jpgjpg Red_Polish.jpg manage 70 K 14 Jul 2012 - 23:10 Main.hrandiac photo for Tom Craig catalog
Red_Polish1.JPGJPG Red_Polish1.JPG manage 136 K 16 May 2022 - 02:13 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Tom Craig catalogue
redpolish01.jpgjpg redpolish01.jpg manage 76 K 27 Jun 2015 - 20:31 UnknownUser Photo by Exline Iris Garden
redpolish02.jpgjpg redpolish02.jpg manage 65 K 06 Apr 2017 - 19:37 UnknownUser Photo by Ross Eagles-Diversity Acres
redpolish5.jpgjpg redpolish5.jpg manage 66 K 06 Sep 2013 - 20:37 UnknownUser Photo by Echo Iris Garden
Topic revision: r17 - 16 May 2022, Harloiris
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