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■(TB) 'Solar Drama'

2011, Painter

'Solar Drama' (Lesley Painter, R. 2010). Seedling L03-90B. TB, 37-38" (94-97 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards bright yellow; style arms yellow; falls yellow overlaid crimson, darkest at shoulders, outer edges blended back to yellow, lightens below golden yellow beards; spicy fragrance. Seedling L00-71A: ('Country Charm' x seedling L98-55A: ('Hearthstone' x seedling J95-5: ('Wings Of Gold' x 'Juan Valdez'))) X seedling L99-4C: ('Extrovert' x 'Romantic Evening'). Napa Country 2011.

See below:
solardrama01.jpgsolardrama09.JPGsolardrama2.jpgSolarDrama3.jpgsolardrama3.jpgSolarDramaES.jpg

References

Awaiting original catalog description
 

Culture

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.
FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Here

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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SolarDrama3.jpgjpg SolarDrama3.jpg manage 82 K 18 Jul 2013 - 01:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
SolarDramaES.jpgjpg SolarDramaES.jpg manage 58 K 08 Apr 2013 - 15:06 BetsyHiggins Photo at Hortons Garden by Evelyn Small
solardrama01.jpgjpg solardrama01.jpg manage 69 K 07 Nov 2014 - 23:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
solardrama09.JPGJPG solardrama09.JPG manage 214 K 26 Dec 2020 - 13:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
solardrama2.jpgjpg solardrama2.jpg manage 51 K 13 May 2013 - 22:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
solardrama3.jpgjpg solardrama3.jpg manage 667 K 05 Jan 2016 - 17:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
Topic revision: r16 - 14 Jul 2022, TerryLaurin
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