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■(TB) 'Romantic Gentleman'

2002, Blyth

'Romantic Gentleman' (Barry Blyth, R. 2002). Seedling# H82-2. TB, 40" (102 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards light rose burgundy, violet midrib infusion; falls plush deeper rose burgundy, 3/8" lighter blended edge; beards soft muted tangerine; heavily ruffled, laced; pronounced sweet fragrance. Seedling# F175-1, 'Shadows' sibling, X 'Louisa's Song'. Tempo Two 2002/03.

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Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto of by Barry Blyth, Tempo Two, Australiaby Mid-America Garden Oregon USAPhoto by Alla Chernoguz-UkrainePhoto by Alla Chernoguz-UkrainePhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Alla Chernoguz-UkrainePhoto by Alla Chernoguz-UkrainePhoto by Evgeny Nazarov-UkrainePhoto by Evgeny Nazarov-UkrainePhoto by Evgeny Nazarov-UkrainePhoto by Evgeny Nazarov-UkrainePhoto by Sunshine Iris Nursery-AustraliaPhoto by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor Garden-Australia.Taken in my garden in South AustraliaPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Napa Country Iris GardensPhoto by South Jersey IrisPhoto by Yarrabee Garden   Iris-AustraliaPhoto by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-Australiaby Ianina Bortnyk UkraineTBRormanticGentlemen1TBRormanticGentlemen3


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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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ROMANTICGENTLEMAN02.jpgjpg ROMANTICGENTLEMAN02.jpg manage 215 K 12 Jul 2017 - 20:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
ROMANTICGENTLEMAN03.jpgjpg ROMANTICGENTLEMAN03.jpg manage 289 K 12 Jul 2017 - 20:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
ROMANTICGENTLEMAN1.JPGJPG ROMANTICGENTLEMAN1.JPG manage 180 K 24 Nov 2018 - 03:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor Garden-Australia.
ROMANTIC_GENTLEMAN_mid.jpgjpg ROMANTIC_GENTLEMAN_mid.jpg manage 63 K 13 Feb 2010 - 15:30 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
Romantic Gentlmen1.jpgjpg Romantic Gentlmen1.jpg manage 573 K 13 Feb 2016 - 10:53 IaninaBortnyk by Ianina Bortnyk Ukraine
RomanticGentleman09.jpgjpg RomanticGentleman09.jpg manage 170 K 02 May 2021 - 14:38 TerryLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
RomanticGentleman181011.jpgjpg RomanticGentleman181011.jpg manage 35 K 28 Jun 2013 - 02:34 ColleenModra Taken in my garden in South Australia
RomanticGentleman6.jpgjpg RomanticGentleman6.jpg manage 52 K 18 Jul 2013 - 00:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
RomanticGentleman7.jpgjpg RomanticGentleman7.jpg manage 39 K 29 Nov 2013 - 16:26 TerryLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
RomanticGentleman8.jpgjpg RomanticGentleman8.jpg manage 36 K 03 Feb 2014 - 22:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Yarrabee Garden & Iris-Australia
Romantic_Gentleman_1_2_1.JPGJPG Romantic_Gentleman_1_2_1.JPG manage 52 K 23 Dec 2009 - 01:57 HeidiSoroken Photo of 'Romantic Gentleman' by Heidi Soroken
Romantic_Gentleman_32__2002-03.jpgjpg Romantic_Gentleman_32__2002-03.jpg manage 66 K 17 May 2010 - 11:41 Main.Laymont+ by Barry Blyth, Tempo Two, Australia
TBRormanticGentlemen1.jpgjpg TBRormanticGentlemen1.jpg manage 105 K 29 Mar 2017 - 12:25 Main.ARBoyes  
TBRormanticGentlemen3.jpgjpg TBRormanticGentlemen3.jpg manage 99 K 29 Mar 2017 - 12:24 Main.ARBoyes  
romantic01.jpgjpg romantic01.jpg manage 57 K 10 Feb 2015 - 14:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
romanticgentleman01.jpgjpg romanticgentleman01.jpg manage 70 K 17 Jun 2015 - 20:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
romanticgentleman02.jpgjpg romanticgentleman02.jpg manage 627 K 05 Jan 2016 - 03:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
romanticgentleman03.jpgjpg romanticgentleman03.jpg manage 172 K 02 Nov 2017 - 21:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
romanticgentleman04.jpgjpg romanticgentleman04.jpg manage 106 K 02 Nov 2017 - 21:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
romanticgentleman05.jpgjpg romanticgentleman05.jpg manage 130 K 02 Nov 2017 - 21:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
romanticgentleman06.jpgjpg romanticgentleman06.jpg manage 105 K 02 Nov 2017 - 21:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
romanticgentleman4.jpgjpg romanticgentleman4.jpg manage 54 K 08 Apr 2013 - 15:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
romanticgentleman8.JPGJPG romanticgentleman8.JPG manage 159 K 12 Jan 2024 - 15:38 TerryLaurin Photo by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-Australia
Topic revision: r30 - 12 Jan 2024, TerryLaurin
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