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■(TB) 'Shakedown'

1996, Duncan

'Shakedown' (Roger Duncan, R. 1995). Seedling# 0-B-2. TB, 33" (84 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards golden yellow; falls golden yellow, widely banded burgundy red, with burgundy center stripe; beards gold; lightly ruffled. Parentage unknown. Superstition 1996.

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Photo by Exline Iris GardenPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by South Jersey IrisTaken in my garden in Southern CAPhoto by Richard TascoPhoto by C   T Iris PatchPhoto by Nola


From AIS Bulletin #301 April 1996 Introducing SHAKEDOWN (Duncan '96)--TB 33", EM. Lightly ruffled golden yellow, falls widely banded burgundy red with burgundy center stripe; gold beards. Sdlg #O-B-2. Parentage lost. $30.00. Superstition Iris Gardens.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SHAKEDOWN_Duncan_1996_TB.jpgjpg SHAKEDOWN_Duncan_1996_TB.jpg manage 55 K 03 Jan 2010 - 01:01 MichaelGreenfield Photo by Richard Tasco
Shakedown02.jpgjpg Shakedown02.jpg manage 88 K 10 Apr 2014 - 20:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Shakedown03.jpgjpg Shakedown03.jpg manage 73 K 10 Apr 2014 - 20:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Shakedown9.jpgjpg Shakedown9.jpg manage 64 K 01 Feb 2021 - 22:48 TerryLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
ShakedownCT.jpgjpg ShakedownCT.jpg manage 68 K 02 Nov 2011 - 17:23 BetsyHiggins Photo by C & T Iris Patch
ShakedownNN.jpgjpg ShakedownNN.jpg manage 41 K 10 Nov 2011 - 19:56 BetsyHiggins Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
Shakedown_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg Shakedown_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 67 K 10 May 2010 - 06:35 Main.janlauritzen Taken in my garden in Southern CA
shakedown01.jpgjpg shakedown01.jpg manage 94 K 28 Jun 2015 - 01:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Topic revision: r17 - 02 Feb 2021, Harloiris
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