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■(TB) 'T-Rex'

2002, Richardson

'T-Rex' (Gerald Richardson, R. 2002). Seedling# 92-26-1. TB, 38" (97 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards and style arms light blue, deeper blue flush; falls blue white, hafts flushed blue; beards blue white, hairs tipped gold; heavily ruffled; slight fragrance. 'Honky Tonk Blues' X 'He-Man Blues'. Rainbow's End 2002. Honorable Mention 2004.

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From AIS Bulletin #325 April 2002 Introducing T-REX TB 38" ML. King-sized blossoms are heavily ruffled with light blue standards, fading at the rim; paler falls with a darker blue infusion in the hafts. Sdlg 92-26-1: (Honky Tonk Blues X He-Man Blues. $30.00. Rainbow's End Garden.


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
T-Rex9.jpgjpg T-Rex9.jpg manage 38 K 06 Nov 2021 - 02:55 UnknownUser Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
TRex09.jpgjpg TRex09.jpg manage 223 K 12 Feb 2021 - 03:27 UnknownUser Photo by Iris Oasis
TRex4.jpgjpg TRex4.jpg manage 51 K 13 Oct 2019 - 01:52 UnknownUser Photo by Daniel Boris-Iris du Grand Barbu-France
TRex6.jpgjpg TRex6.jpg manage 48 K 18 Dec 2013 - 21:18 UnknownUser Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
TRex_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg TRex_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 67 K 10 Nov 2010 - 07:48 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
T_Rex_Richardson_02_HM04.JPGJPG T_Rex_Richardson_02_HM04.JPG manage 61 K 19 Jan 2010 - 16:43 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
t-rex-X2.jpgjpg t-rex-X2.jpg manage 163 K 19 Feb 2016 - 00:16 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
trex3.jpgjpg trex3.jpg manage 38 K 08 May 2013 - 23:32 UnknownUser Photo by Comanche Acres Iris Gardens
trex5.jpgjpg trex5.jpg manage 64 K 29 Nov 2013 - 22:25 UnknownUser Photo by South Jersey Iris
trex7.JPGJPG trex7.JPG manage 79 K 21 Nov 2023 - 02:49 UnknownUser Photo by Rick Tasco-Superstition Iris Gardens-Taken at Come See The Stars-2003 AIS National Convention
trex9.jpgjpg trex9.jpg manage 235 K 10 Jun 2021 - 01:32 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
trex90.jpgjpg trex90.jpg manage 262 K 15 Jul 2022 - 19:22 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r27 - 21 Nov 2023, TLaurin
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