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■(TB) 'Too Sweet'

1995, Ernst

'Too Sweet' (Richard Ernst, R. 1994). Seedling# HD175-D. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Ruffled and laced pink, falls slightly lighter and with very slight paler flush at end of coral pink beard. Seedling# D175: (( 'Cheesecake' x ( 'Sumptuous' x 'Sandberry')) x 'Piping Hot') X sibling. Cooley 1995.

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Photo by Ken Walker; Cooleyphoto by Chapman IrisPhoto by Ogden Station DayliliesPhoto by Exline Iris GardenPhoto by Delane LangtonPhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by LoktevPhoto by HildenbrandtPhoto scanned from the 2003 CooleyPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Exline Iris Garden


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
TooSweet01.jpgjpg TooSweet01.jpg manage 47 K 05 Nov 2014 - 03:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Ogden Station Daylilies
TooSweet03.JPGJPG TooSweet03.JPG manage 127 K 15 Feb 2018 - 20:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
TooSweet04.JPGJPG TooSweet04.JPG manage 140 K 15 Feb 2018 - 20:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
TooSweetBJI.jpgjpg TooSweetBJI.jpg manage 76 K 09 Apr 2012 - 15:24 BetsyHiggins Photo by Blue J Iris
Too_Sweet_KWW.jpgjpg Too_Sweet_KWW.jpg manage 49 K 15 Jan 2017 - 23:29 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; Cooley's Gardens, Silverton, OR; AIS 2006 Convention
tooSweetEI.jpgjpg tooSweetEI.jpg manage 40 K 21 Dec 2012 - 15:45 BetsyHiggins Photo by Exline Iris Garden
toosweet-jb.jpgjpg toosweet-jb.jpg manage 6 K 19 Jan 2013 - 15:19 Main.Harloiris photo by Chapman Iris
toosweet01.jpgjpg toosweet01.jpg manage 74 K 30 Jun 2015 - 02:18 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
toosweet02.jpgjpg toosweet02.jpg manage 61 K 02 Jul 2015 - 02:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton
toosweet3.jpgjpg toosweet3.jpg manage 25 K 30 Jul 2017 - 03:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
toosweet4.jpgjpg toosweet4.jpg manage 29 K 12 Aug 2013 - 20:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Hildenbrandt's Iris Garden
toosweet9.JPGJPG toosweet9.JPG manage 325 K 16 Jan 2021 - 03:33 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 2003 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r19 - 25 Nov 2022, TerryLaurin
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