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■(TB) 'Smoky Whispers'

2008/09, Blyth

'Smoky Whispers' (Barry Blyth, R. 2007). Seedling# M61-A. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards smoky pinkish lilac; falls similar, creamy overlay; beards tangerine coppery bronze. 'Candy Clouds' X 'Stop Flirting'. Tempo Two 2008/09.

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Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australiaby Barry Blyth, Tempo Two, AustraliaPhoto by Lauers Flowers


Hybridizer's Comment: Standards are a smoky pinkish lilac. Falls are similar with a creamy overlay nicely blended. The noticeabie highlights are the beards. They are striking tangerine-copper to bronze. Good show stems and a strong grower, but not a fast increaser. Different! Untried fertility.


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
SMOKY_WHISPERS__32_2008-09.jpgjpg SMOKY_WHISPERS__32_2008-09.jpg manage 60 K 17 May 2010 - 11:47 Main.Laymont+ by Barry Blyth, Tempo Two, Australia
smokeywhispers5.JPGJPG smokeywhispers5.JPG manage 170 K 03 Feb 2024 - 16:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
smokywhispers02.jpgjpg smokywhispers02.jpg manage 51 K 05 May 2014 - 18:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Lauers Flowers
Topic revision: r15 - 03 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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