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■(TB) 'Skipalong'

1996, Ghio

'Skipalong' (Joseph Ghio, R. 1995). Seedling# 91-65L. TB, height 33" (84 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards marbled rose heliotrope; falls white ground, lined dark heliotrope, center speckled; beards white, shading to tangerine in throat. Seedling# 88-161K: ((seedling# 82-113AA, 'Chuckles' sibling, x seedling# 81-50V: (('Handiwork' x ('Gay Parasol' x 'Mystique')) x 'Goddess')) x ('Desert Fox' x 'Shenanigan')) X 'Filibuster'. Bay View 1996. Honorable Mention 1998.

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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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Skipalong03.jpgjpg Skipalong03.jpg manage 73 K 30 Mar 2015 - 20:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
Skipalong04.jpgjpg Skipalong04.jpg manage 69 K 30 Mar 2015 - 20:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
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Skipalong4.jpgjpg Skipalong4.jpg manage 56 K 04 Feb 2014 - 20:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Yarrabee Garden & Iris-Australia
Skipalong5.jpgjpg Skipalong5.jpg manage 66 K 24 Feb 2014 - 20:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
Skipalong6.jpgjpg Skipalong6.jpg manage 62 K 24 Feb 2014 - 20:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
Skipalong9.jpgjpg Skipalong9.jpg manage 321 K 28 Sep 2021 - 03:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-Australia
SkipalongN.jpgjpg SkipalongN.jpg manage 42 K 23 Oct 2011 - 22:39 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
skipalong01.jpgjpg skipalong01.jpg manage 82 K 08 Nov 2014 - 04:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
skipalong02.jpgjpg skipalong02.jpg manage 93 K 28 Jun 2015 - 02:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
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skipalong08SPI.jpgjpg skipalong08SPI.jpg manage 66 K 08 Apr 2010 - 15:35 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
skipalong2.jpgjpg skipalong2.jpg manage 113 K 12 Mar 2017 - 14:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.
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skipalong4.jpgjpg skipalong4.jpg manage 456 K 02 Dec 2019 - 20:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
Topic revision: r30 - 28 Sep 2021, TLaurin
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