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■(TB) 'Rose Tattoo'

1976, Nearpass

'Rose Tattoo'(D. C. Nearpass, R. 1973). Seedling# L-71-6. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early bloom. Standards rose-pink; falls basically light rose-pink with fancy plicata pattern of violet; tangerine beard; lightly laced, ruffled. Seedling# 6-69-30: ((('New Adventure' x ('Captured Heart' x 'Melodrama')) x 'Captain's Lady') x 'Jealous Lover') X seedling# 6-69-41: ((seedling# 2-64-5 x 'Ribbon Round') x 'Jealous Lover'). Nearpass 1976. Honorable Mention 1979.

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Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collectionPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden


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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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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
RoseTatoo01.JPGJPG RoseTatoo01.JPG manage 74 K 04 Dec 2014 - 22:11 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
RoseTattoo02.jpgjpg RoseTattoo02.jpg manage 79 K 10 Apr 2014 - 15:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
RoseTattoo03.jpgjpg RoseTattoo03.jpg manage 173 K 10 Apr 2014 - 15:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
RoseTattooBHI.jpgjpg RoseTattooBHI.jpg manage 44 K 21 Nov 2011 - 23:23 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
rosetattoo04.JPGJPG rosetattoo04.JPG manage 97 K 16 Jun 2014 - 19:07 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
Topic revision: r13 - 04 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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