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■(TB) 'Warm Laughter'

1970, Schreiner

'Warm Laughter' ( Schreiner, R. 1970) Seedling# B 791-2. TB, 40" (102 cm), Late midseason bloom. Warm light lavender-orchid self; light yellow beard. Seedling# T 890-1: ((seedling# R 105-O x 'Pretty Carol') x Fay seedling# 57-73) X 'Dream Time'. Schreiner 1970. Honorable Mention 1971.

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Awaiting original catalog description
WARM LAUGHTER (Schreiners '70) is a heavy substanced orchid self of great beauty and possessing a near perfect stalk. It's a very good performer that is warm. James McWhirter, “Reflections and Anticipations,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, Vol. 57, No. 221 (April 1976): 14.]
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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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
WarmLaughter11.JPGJPG WarmLaughter11.JPG manage 70 K 04 Sep 2021 - 02:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
WarmLaughter12BHI.jpgjpg WarmLaughter12BHI.jpg manage 87 K 08 May 2012 - 18:04 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Warm_Laughter_fl.jpgjpg Warm_Laughter_fl.jpg manage 46 K 11 Aug 2012 - 20:54 IrisP  
WarmlaughterBJI.jpgjpg WarmlaughterBJI.jpg manage 58 K 11 Apr 2012 - 17:59 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
warmlaugh02.JPGJPG warmlaugh02.JPG manage 95 K 11 Jul 2014 - 15:10 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
warmlaugh03.JPGJPG warmlaugh03.JPG manage 84 K 11 Jul 2014 - 15:11 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
warmlaughter1.JPGJPG warmlaughter1.JPG manage 738 K 14 Oct 2020 - 19:05 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1976 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r20 - 27 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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