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■(TB) 'Velvet Valentine'

2015, Tasco

'Velvet Valentine' (Richard Tasco, R. 2015) Seedling# 10-TB-30-01. TB, 35" (89 cm), Early to late bloom. Standards tightly swirled neyron rose (RHS 56A); style arms neyron rose, light purple blush at end of ridge, slight orange blush on edges; falls aster mauve (78C), slightly lighter edge; beards tangerine, very few light pink hairs at end and along mid edges; moderately ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. 'Bowled Over' X 'Bon Appétit'. 2015 Superstition. Honorable Mention 2017, Award of Merit 2019.

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Photo by IRIS 4 U GardenPhoto by IRIS 4 U GardenPhoto by Superstition Iris GardensVELVET VALENTINE 3Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Holly JohnsonPhoto by Holly JohnsonPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Michaela LangoPhoto by Michaela LangoPhoto by Michaela LangoPhoto by Michaela Lango


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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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
  • Very long falls. Wonderful branched iris. -- EileenRoark - 2016-03-28
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
VELVET_VALENTINE_3.JPGJPG VELVET_VALENTINE_3.JPG manage 86 K 28 Mar 2016 - 18:30 EileenRoark  
Velvet-Valentine9.jpgjpg Velvet-Valentine9.jpg manage 149 K 26 Apr 2021 - 21:59 TerryLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
Velvet-Valentine91.jpgjpg Velvet-Valentine91.jpg manage 188 K 26 Apr 2021 - 22:00 TerryLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
velvet01.jpgjpg velvet01.jpg manage 84 K 18 Feb 2015 - 15:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
velvetvalentine01.jpgjpg velvetvalentine01.jpg manage 119 K 03 Sep 2016 - 02:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
velvetvalentine02.JPGJPG velvetvalentine02.JPG manage 64 K 03 Jun 2017 - 16:32 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
velvetvalentine03.JPGJPG velvetvalentine03.JPG manage 87 K 14 Jun 2017 - 03:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
velvetvalentine08.jpgjpg velvetvalentine08.jpg manage 140 K 03 Jul 2020 - 15:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson
velvetvalentine09.jpgjpg velvetvalentine09.jpg manage 131 K 03 Jul 2020 - 15:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson
velvetvalentine1.JPGJPG velvetvalentine1.JPG manage 164 K 19 May 2016 - 02:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
velvetvalentine2.JPGJPG velvetvalentine2.JPG manage 61 K 06 Jun 2017 - 15:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
velvetvalentine9.jpgjpg velvetvalentine9.jpg manage 135 K 09 Apr 2020 - 11:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Michaela Lango
velvetvalentine90.JPGJPG velvetvalentine90.JPG manage 188 K 02 Apr 2022 - 13:38 TerryLaurin Photo by Michaela Lango
velvetvalentine91.JPGJPG velvetvalentine91.JPG manage 162 K 12 May 2022 - 18:57 TerryLaurin Photo by Michaela Lango
velvetvalentine92.JPGJPG velvetvalentine92.JPG manage 241 K 12 Mar 2024 - 14:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Michaela Lango
Topic revision: r22 - 12 Mar 2024, TerryLaurin
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