, R. 1976). Seedling# 70-3-1. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards ruffled peach pink; falls lightly ruffled white, edged pink; tangerine beard. From seedlings involving: 'Spanish Gift'
, Hamblen Seedling# H5-35, 'Spanish Affair'
, 'Pretty Poise'
. Shoop 1976.
| From AIS Bulletin #221 April 1976 Introducing RIVAL (Shoop '76). Sdlg. 70-3-1. TB, 36", Midseason. Peach pink ruffled standards; falls white, lightly ruffled and flaring, with touch of pink on part of the edge. A fine growing iris with good stalk and branching. Involving Spanish Gift, Ole, Hamblen H5-35, Spanish Affair, Pretty Poise. $25.00. George Shoop.
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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