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■(TB) 'Walkara'

1996, Ames

'Walkara' (Hyram Ames, R. 1996) Seedling# A8710. TB, height 30" (76 cm). Midseason bloom. Red black self; style arms red black, midrib bronze; beards maroon, hairs tipped bronze; ruffled, laced; slight spicy fragrance. 'Marauder' X 'Queen Of Spades'. Zebra 1996. Honorable Mention 1999.

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From AIS Bulletin #301 April 1996 Introducing WALKARA (Ames '96) TB M 30" Laced red! Lightly ruffled, moderately laced, red black self. Style arms have bronze mid rib. Maroon beards, hairs tipped bronze. Slight spicy fragrance. 7 buds. Marauder X Queen of Spades. (A8710). $35.00. Zebra Gardens.
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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196_13.jpgjpg 196_13.jpg manage 51 K 20 May 2013 - 09:28 Main.iris.ua Walkara
196_13_5.jpgjpg 196_13_5.jpg manage 42 K 20 May 2013 - 09:29 Main.iris.ua Walkara
Walkara-2014-1.JPGJPG Walkara-2014-1.JPG manage 46 K 29 Mar 2015 - 11:39 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
Walkara-2014-2.JPGJPG Walkara-2014-2.JPG manage 39 K 29 Mar 2015 - 11:39 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
Walkara02.jpgjpg Walkara02.jpg manage 73 K 17 Apr 2014 - 12:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
WalkaraSPI.jpgjpg WalkaraSPI.jpg manage 28 K 17 Apr 2010 - 16:14 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
Walkara_196.jpgjpg Walkara_196.jpg manage 26 K 19 Mar 2012 - 14:08 Main.iris.ua Walkara
Walkara_DSD_7476.jpgjpg Walkara_DSD_7476.jpg manage 223 K 28 Jan 2021 - 17:55 SharleneSutter growing at www.dasIrisFeld.ch in Oetlishausen, Switzerland - photo by Sharlene Sutter
walkara01.jpgjpg walkara01.jpg manage 51 K 18 Jan 2017 - 23:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Stoney Creek Iris
walkara02.jpgjpg walkara02.jpg manage 105 K 05 Nov 2017 - 22:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
walkara03.jpgjpg walkara03.jpg manage 105 K 05 Nov 2017 - 22:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
walkara04.jpgjpg walkara04.jpg manage 116 K 05 Nov 2017 - 22:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
walkara05.jpgjpg walkara05.jpg manage 136 K 05 Nov 2017 - 22:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
walkara2.jpgjpg walkara2.jpg manage 31 K 22 Feb 2013 - 14:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
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