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■(TB) 'Taffeta Princess'

2013, Blyth

'Taffeta Princess' (Barry Blyth, R. 2013). Seedling# S290-4. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards slate-mauve; falls slightly lighter slate-mauve, apricot haze at hafts; beards white, tipped tangerine. 'Raise The Curtain' X 'Another Woman'. Tempo Two 2013/14.

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Photo by Tempo Two Nursery-AustraliaPhoto by Robin Shadlow-Keith Keppel IrisesPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Smokin Heights-AustraliaPhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Peter Jackson- Adelaide-South AustraliaPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia


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.

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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
TAFFETAPRINCESS01.jpgjpg TAFFETAPRINCESS01.jpg manage 85 K 18 Jul 2014 - 15:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Tempo Two Nursery-Australia
TAFFETTAPRINCESS9.jpgjpg TAFFETTAPRINCESS9.jpg manage 253 K 02 May 2021 - 21:18 TerryLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
TaffetaPrincess01.jpgjpg TaffetaPrincess01.jpg manage 104 K 17 Dec 2016 - 15:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow-Keith Keppel Irises
taffetaprincess01.jpgjpg taffetaprincess01.jpg manage 368 K 11 Jan 2020 - 03:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
taffetaprincess10.JPGJPG taffetaprincess10.JPG manage 284 K 04 Feb 2024 - 03:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
taffetaprincess5.JPGJPG taffetaprincess5.JPG manage 149 K 08 May 2024 - 19:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
taffetaprincess9.jpgjpg taffetaprincess9.jpg manage 199 K 05 Jun 2021 - 01:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
taffetaprincessjackson.JPGJPG taffetaprincessjackson.JPG manage 257 K 20 Nov 2021 - 13:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Peter Jackson- Adelaide-South Australia
taffettaprincess1.jpgjpg taffettaprincess1.jpg manage 303 K 03 Dec 2019 - 22:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
Topic revision: r17 - 08 May 2024, TerryLaurin
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