You are here: Iris Wiki>TbPthruT Web>TbSocialWhirl (25 Jul 2023, Harloiris)Edit Attach

■(TB) 'Social Whirl'

1975, Ghio

'Social Whirl' (Joseph Ghio, R. 1974). Seedling# 69-109L. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early midseason bloom. Sparkling white self; white beard. Seedling# 66-95I: (((('Snow Flurry' x 'Sierra Skies') x 'First Courtship') ( 'Nina's Delight' sibling x 'First Courtship')) x ('Poet's Dream' x ('Frosted Starlight' x 'Demetria'))) X seedling# 67-88K: (('Patricia Craig' x ('First Courtship' x 'Nina's Delight' sibling)) x 'Séance'). Bay View Gardens 1975. Honorable Mention 1977.

See below:

* * References


Awaiting original catalog description


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.

Please do not enter images that are not your own without owners' permission, this is against Wiki policy

"Although the Encyclopedia is free to all, it is supported by Emembership in AIS, If you would like to help sustain this reference, for $15 you can become an Emember, click here."

Interested in Tall Bearded Iris? Please visit the: Tall Bearded Iris Society website.

To Report errors do not use comment box but contact the Iris Encyclopedia Photo Manager or Iris Encyclopedia Manager Comment box is reserved for added information about the topic.

Your Observations Are Valued. Please make note of bud count, branching, purple based foliage and bloom time, etc. Because these are affected by climate, note date, year and geographic location and write these and other comments in the comment box below.


-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SocialWhirl11.JPGJPG SocialWhirl11.JPG manage 64 K 31 Aug 2021 - 03:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SocialWhirl12BHI.JPGJPG SocialWhirl12BHI.JPG manage 64 K 04 May 2012 - 14:24 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SocialWhirlBHI.jpgjpg SocialWhirlBHI.jpg manage 73 K 23 Nov 2011 - 00:52 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r14 - 25 Jul 2023, Harloiris
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Iris Wiki? Send feedback