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■(TB) 'Tanya'

1970, DeForest

'Tanya' (Caroline DeForest, R. 1969).Seedling# D-134. TB, 34" (86 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards olive ochre; falls velvet purplish black; orange beard. Seedling involving 'Pink Sensation', 'Dawn Crest', 'Mary Randall' X 'Golden Chance'. Irisnoll 1970.

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From AIS Bulletin #197 April 1970 Introducing TANYA. 34 inches. Medium-sized flower. Closed standards of "Olive Ochre". Flaring falls of velvety purplish black. Bright orange beard. Sib Bayberry Candle. $20.00. Irisnoll.


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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Tanya1.jpgjpg Tanya1.jpg manage 60 K 25 Sep 2012 - 01:53 Main.davepote Taken in my Reston, VA garden 2012
TanyaEI.jpgjpg TanyaEI.jpg manage 44 K 21 Dec 2012 - 14:02 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
tanya-jb.jpgjpg tanya-jb.jpg manage 19 K 23 Feb 2013 - 17:41 Main.Harloiris photo by Mike Unser
tanya01.jpgjpg tanya01.jpg manage 89 K 29 Jun 2015 - 22:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
tanya1.jpgjpg tanya1.jpg manage 35 K 12 Dec 2018 - 03:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
tanya1jb.JPGJPG tanya1jb.JPG manage 101 K 12 Jan 2022 - 01:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mike Unser at Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
tanya2.jpgjpg tanya2.jpg manage 83 K 16 Jul 2021 - 01:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
Topic revision: r17 - 12 Jan 2022, Harloiris
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