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■(TB) 'Rock Band'

2010, Sutton

'Rock Band' (Michael Sutton, R. 2009). Seedling# T-662-A. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early midseason bloom and re-bloom. Standards and style arms greyed orange; falls creamy orange, orange shoulders, violet purple bleeding into violetpurple 1/2" solid band, lighter wire rim; beards orange. 'Spot On' X seedling# Q-584-A: ('Achy Breaky Heart' x 'Romantic Evening'). Sutton 2010.

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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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-10-08
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Rock_Band_KWW.jpgjpg Rock_Band_KWW.jpg manage 53 K 20 Jan 2017 - 04:28 Main.KWalker Reversal Of Fortune
rock01.jpgjpg rock01.jpg manage 77 K 10 May 2015 - 18:51 UnknownUser Photo by Burgard Iris Farm
rockband.JPGJPG rockband.JPG manage 33 K 23 Jul 2012 - 13:43 UnknownUser Photo by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden USDA z5a
rockband01.jpgjpg rockband01.jpg manage 64 K 08 Nov 2014 - 16:39 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
rockband02.JPGJPG rockband02.JPG manage 59 K 30 Dec 2014 - 14:41 UnknownUser Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
rockband03.JPGJPG rockband03.JPG manage 64 K 28 Mar 2015 - 12:52 UnknownUser Photo by Will Plotner
rockband04.jpgjpg rockband04.jpg manage 69 K 28 Mar 2015 - 12:55 UnknownUser Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
rockband3.JPGJPG rockband3.JPG manage 82 K 22 Jun 2013 - 00:44 UnknownUser Photo by Tara Perennial Farm, Tara, ON Canada z5a
rockband4.jpegjpeg rockband4.jpeg manage 88 K 27 Dec 2015 - 02:44 UnknownUser Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
rockband5.JPGJPG rockband5.JPG manage 799 K 07 Feb 2019 - 03:35 UnknownUser Photo by Don McQueen-taken at Tara Perennial Farm-Owen Sound-Ontario-Canada
rockband6.JPGJPG rockband6.JPG manage 865 K 07 Feb 2019 - 03:36 UnknownUser Photo by Don McQueen-taken at Tara Perennial Farm-Owen Sound-Ontario-Canada
rockband9.jpgjpg rockband9.jpg manage 94 K 28 Mar 2023 - 02:14 UnknownUser Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r25 - 23 Oct 2023, Af83
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