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■ (TB) 'Secret Status'

2014, Blyth

'Secret Status' (Barry Blyth, R. 2014) Seedling# V122-4. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards champagne pink deepening to pink-peach at midrib; falls bright burgundy-red, black-burgundy textured veining running all the way down petal, faint ¹⁄₈˝ beige edge; beards burgundy, white tips on outer ½˝, bronze on inner; slight sweet fragrance. 'Hysteria' X 'Haunted Heart'. Tempo Two 2015-16

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Blyth photoPhoto by Robin Shadlow-Keith Keppel IrisesPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Smokin Heights-Australia


From Tempo Two catalog, 2015: SECRET STATUS (Blyth 2015 Aust) ML 35”. Selected from many saved seedlings from the cross. This has champagne standards, infused pinkish peach at the midribs. Falls are bright burgundy red with conspicuous texture veining of black burgundy. There is a faintly noticeable ¼” edge of beige. Beards are burgundy, tipped white on the outer ½” and bronze on the inner part. Lovely wide lightly ruffled blooms on show stem branching. Very fertile. Striking and different. (Hysteria X Haunted Heart). Sdlg No.V122-4. $60.00.


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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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SecretStatus02.JPGJPG SecretStatus02.JPG manage 57 K 17 Dec 2016 - 14:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow-Keith Keppel Irises
Secret_stausBlyth_photo.jpgjpg Secret_stausBlyth_photo.jpg manage 59 K 15 Apr 2016 - 16:05 BobPries Blyth photo
secretstatus1.jpgjpg secretstatus1.jpg manage 290 K 02 Dec 2019 - 19:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
secretstatus10.JPGJPG secretstatus10.JPG manage 167 K 03 Feb 2024 - 14:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
secretstatus3.jpgjpg secretstatus3.jpg manage 150 K 22 Jan 2023 - 02:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
Topic revision: r11 - 03 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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