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■(TB) 'Silk And Honey'

2006, Blyth

'Silk And Honey' (Barry Blyth, R. 2006). Seedling# N307-1. TB, 35" (89 cm), Very early to midseason bloom. Standards cream deepening to light lemon at midrib; falls cream to creamy white, 1/4" defined lemon edge blending across hafts; beards white tipped bright lemon; slight musky fragrance. 'House Guest' X seedling# L284-1: (seedling# G94-C: (seedling# E158-3: (seedling# B202-1: ('Affaire' x seedling# Z55-3: (seedling# X108-2, 'Chocolate Vanilla' sibling, x seedling# X108-10)) x seedling# B164-1: ('Chocolate Vanilla' x 'Electrique')) x seedling# E95-2: (seedling# C225-2, 'Gala Greetings' sibling x 'Yes')) x seedling# G63-E, 'Mandarin Morning' sibling). Tempo Two 2006/07.

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Picture by Snowpeak IrisPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto of Photo by Günter DiedrichPhoto by Alla Chernoguz-UkrainePhoto by Sunshine Iris Nursery-AustraliaPhoto by Svetlana Yakovchuk-UkrainePhoto by Svetlana Yakovchuk-UkrainePhoto by Riversdale Irises-AustraliaPhoto by Viktor Karpenko-UkraineColleen Modra PhotoPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Alain Chapelle-Jardin dPhoto by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters FarmPhoto by Rainbow Daylilies   Irises-AustraliaPhoto by Peter Jackson- Adelaide-South Australiaby Barry Blyth, Tempo Two, Australia


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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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SILKHONEY_32__2006-07.jpgjpg SILKHONEY_32__2006-07.jpg manage 58 K 17 May 2010 - 11:45 Main.Laymont+ by Barry Blyth, Tempo Two, Australia
SilkAndHoney161008-2_copy.jpgjpg SilkAndHoney161008-2_copy.jpg manage 45 K 10 Nov 2010 - 19:02 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
Silk_and_Honey.jpgjpg Silk_and_Honey.jpg manage 69 K 28 Dec 2009 - 01:25 HeidiSoroken Photo of 'Silk and Honey' by Heidi Soroken
Silk_and_Honey_2011_478_gd.jpgjpg Silk_and_Honey_2011_478_gd.jpg manage 59 K 20 Aug 2012 - 04:04 IrisP Photo by Günter Diedrich
SilkandHoney01.jpgjpg SilkandHoney01.jpg manage 572 K 19 Oct 2015 - 13:19 TerryLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
sikandhoney09SPI.jpgjpg sikandhoney09SPI.jpg manage 56 K 08 Apr 2010 - 15:11 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
silk04.jpgjpg silk04.jpg manage 56 K 11 Feb 2015 - 03:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
silk040.JPGJPG silk040.JPG manage 142 K 03 Feb 2024 - 14:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
silk05.jpgjpg silk05.jpg manage 46 K 11 Feb 2015 - 03:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
silkandhoney01.jpgjpg silkandhoney01.jpg manage 59 K 17 Jun 2015 - 20:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
silkandhoney02.jpegjpeg silkandhoney02.jpeg manage 64 K 29 Nov 2015 - 15:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Svetlana Yakovchuk-Ukraine
silkandhoney03.jpegjpeg silkandhoney03.jpeg manage 62 K 29 Nov 2015 - 15:19 TerryLaurin Photo by Svetlana Yakovchuk-Ukraine
silkandhoney04.jpgjpg silkandhoney04.jpg manage 44 K 04 May 2018 - 21:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Riversdale Irises-Australia
silkandhoney07.jpegjpeg silkandhoney07.jpeg manage 80 K 24 Oct 2018 - 03:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Viktor Karpenko-Ukraine
silkandhoney3.jpgjpg silkandhoney3.jpg manage 536 K 05 Jan 2016 - 16:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
silkandhoney5.jpgjpg silkandhoney5.jpg manage 74 K 31 Mar 2023 - 02:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
silkandhoney6.JPGJPG silkandhoney6.JPG manage 73 K 23 Jul 2013 - 02:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
silkandhoney7.jpgjpg silkandhoney7.jpg manage 21 K 30 Sep 2013 - 15:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Rainbow Daylilies & Irises-Australia
silkandhoney9.JPGJPG silkandhoney9.JPG manage 275 K 22 Oct 2022 - 02:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Peter Jackson- Adelaide-South Australia
Topic revision: r32 - 03 Feb 2024, TerryLaurin
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