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■(TB) 'Tempting'

1992, Ghio

'Tempting' (Joseph Ghio, R. 1991). Seedling# 86-29D. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards pink, deeper at midrib; falls red purple, narrow pink edge; beards red. Seedling# 87-73K: ('Success Story' x ('Fancy Tales' 'Alpine Castle')) X ('Liaison' x 'Ecstatic Echo'). Bay View 1992. Honorable Mention 1995.

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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
Tempting01.JPGJPG Tempting01.JPG manage 30 K 26 Sep 2014 - 20:57 UnknownUser Photo by C&T Iris Patch
Tempting02.jpgjpg Tempting02.jpg manage 97 K 07 Dec 2014 - 23:47 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Tempting03.JPGJPG Tempting03.JPG manage 64 K 02 Jun 2015 - 02:41 UnknownUser Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
Tempting12BHI.jpgjpg Tempting12BHI.jpg manage 70 K 06 May 2012 - 14:30 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
TemptingNN.jpgjpg TemptingNN.jpg manage 39 K 11 Nov 2011 - 16:35 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
TemptingSI.jpgjpg TemptingSI.jpg manage 206 K 17 Oct 2019 - 15:48 UnknownUser Photo by Sandy Ives.
tempting01.jpgjpg tempting01.jpg manage 64 K 07 Nov 2014 - 14:24 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
tempting02.jpgjpg tempting02.jpg manage 96 K 21 Nov 2015 - 20:25 UnknownUser Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
tempting03.jpgjpg tempting03.jpg manage 114 K 21 Nov 2015 - 20:26 UnknownUser Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
tempting2.jpgjpg tempting2.jpg manage 311 K 21 Mar 2017 - 02:53 UnknownUser Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
tempting3.jpgjpg tempting3.jpg manage 30 K 10 Apr 2013 - 14:31 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
tempting9.JPGJPG tempting9.JPG manage 137 K 23 Apr 2023 - 18:19 UnknownUser Photo taken at 1993 AIS Fort Worth Convention by Verna Laurin at the Botanical Garden
Topic revision: r19 - 25 Apr 2023, Harloiris
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