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■(TB) 'Royal Honey'

1992/93, Blyth

'Royal Honey' (Barry Blyth, R. 1991). Seedling# Y2-4. TB, 38" (96 cm), Early to late bloom. Standards cream, edged lemon, pinkish midrib blush; falls mango blended golden mango; beards tangerine orange; pronounced fragrance. 'Tango Bravo' X (('Alpine Journey' x 'Beachgirl') x (('Beachgirl' x ('Tranquil Star' x 'Coral Strand')) x ('Persian Smoke' x 'Chimbolam'))). Tempo Two 1992/93.

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From Tempo Two catalog, 1992: ROYAL HONEY (Blyth 92 Aust) E-M-L 38". Lots and lots of mango coloured flowers giving a great show. Standards are cream edged lemon; falls are mango to golden mango with an all over irideescent ettect. Orange beards. Blooms are very ruffled with a pronounced sweet fragrance. Good grower. (Tango Bravo X Pollen parent of Breezes)Sdlg Y2-4. $30.00.


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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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-02-17
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Royal-HoneyNN.jpgjpg Royal-HoneyNN.jpg manage 21 K 10 Nov 2011 - 15:21 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
RoyalHoney061105.jpgjpg RoyalHoney061105.jpg manage 18 K 11 Nov 2010 - 10:01 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
RoyalHoney9.jpgjpg RoyalHoney9.jpg manage 128 K 02 May 2021 - 14:55 UnknownUser Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
royalhoney01.jpgjpg royalhoney01.jpg manage 97 K 31 Oct 2015 - 14:58 UnknownUser Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
royalhoney02.jpgjpg royalhoney02.jpg manage 84 K 31 Oct 2015 - 14:59 UnknownUser Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
royalhoney3.jpgjpg royalhoney3.jpg manage 47 K 08 Apr 2013 - 15:52 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
royalhoney4.jpgjpg royalhoney4.jpg manage 339 K 02 Dec 2019 - 15:42 UnknownUser Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
Topic revision: r20 - 02 May 2021, Harloiris
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