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■(TB) 'What A Beauty'

2015, Ghio

'What A Beauty' (Joseph Ghio, R. 2015) Seedling# 08-51L. TB, 38" (97 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards dusky rose-pink; style arms pink; falls white, rose-pink band; beards tangerine, tips white. Seedling# 06-66R2: (seedling# 03-81E2: (seedling# 01-194S2: ('Lotus Land' x 'Treasured') x 'Resonance') x seedling# 04-19Y2, 'Beauty Within' pod parent) X seedling# 06-87C2: ('Star Appeal' x 'Magical'). 2015 Bay View. Honorable Mention 2017; Award of Merit 2021; Favorite Guest 2023.

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Photo by K. Brewitt at 2015 AIS ConventionPhoto by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS ConventionPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Joe Ghio-Bay View GardensPhoto by Joe Ghio-Bay View GardensPhoto by Joe Ghio-Bay View GardensPhoto by Kate Brewitt at Bay View GardensPhoto by Larry Lauer-LauerPhoto by Kate Brewitt at Bay View GardensPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.Photo by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Michaela LangoPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by SuttonPhoto by SuttonPhoto by AitkenPhoto by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-Germany

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From Bay View Gardens catalog, 2015: WHAT A BEAUTY, 38 inches, EM. $50.00. This has been anxiously awaiting its release from its maiden bloom. The conical standards are a dusky rose pink. Wide falls are white with the same rose pink of the standards banding the falls. White tipped tangerine beards. The falls are pleated on the upper part culminating with heavy bubble ruffling around the rest of the petals. Styles are pink. No. 08-51L: 06-66R2: (03-81E2: (01-19452: (Lotus Land x Treasured) x Resonance) x 04-19Y2, Beauty Within pod parent) X 06-87C2: (Star Appeal x Magical).
 

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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
WHATABEAUTY4.JPGJPG WHATABEAUTY4.JPG manage 294 K 12 Dec 2018 - 16:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
WHATABEAUTY9.JPGJPG WHATABEAUTY9.JPG manage 199 K 27 May 2024 - 13:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-Germany
whatabeauty01.JPGJPG whatabeauty01.JPG manage 65 K 11 Jul 2015 - 14:51 TerryLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt at 2015 AIS Convention
whatabeauty02.jpgjpg whatabeauty02.jpg manage 83 K 02 Aug 2015 - 03:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS Convention
whatabeauty03.JPGJPG whatabeauty03.JPG manage 69 K 26 May 2017 - 21:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
whatabeauty04.JPGJPG whatabeauty04.JPG manage 55 K 03 Jun 2017 - 03:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
whatabeauty06.jpgjpg whatabeauty06.jpg manage 157 K 21 Jan 2019 - 15:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Joe Ghio-Bay View Gardens
whatabeauty07.jpgjpg whatabeauty07.jpg manage 131 K 24 Jan 2019 - 23:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Joe Ghio-Bay View Gardens
whatabeauty08.jpgjpg whatabeauty08.jpg manage 152 K 30 Apr 2019 - 02:38 TerryLaurin Photo by Joe Ghio-Bay View Gardens
whatabeauty09.JPGJPG whatabeauty09.JPG manage 298 K 18 May 2019 - 19:11 TerryLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at Bay View Gardens
whatabeauty1.jpgjpg whatabeauty1.jpg manage 45 K 01 Apr 2016 - 21:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Larry Lauer-Lauer's Flowers
whatabeauty10.JPGJPG whatabeauty10.JPG manage 303 K 18 May 2019 - 19:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at Bay View Gardens
whatabeauty2.JPGJPG whatabeauty2.JPG manage 173 K 02 Jun 2016 - 18:48 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
whatabeauty3.JPGJPG whatabeauty3.JPG manage 58 K 01 Jun 2017 - 19:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
whatabeauty4.JPGJPG whatabeauty4.JPG manage 81 K 05 Jun 2017 - 16:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
whatabeauty5.JPGJPG whatabeauty5.JPG manage 72 K 06 Jun 2017 - 14:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
whatabeauty6.JPGJPG whatabeauty6.JPG manage 140 K 17 Jun 2024 - 03:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Michaela Lango
whatabeauty7.JPGJPG whatabeauty7.JPG manage 122 K 19 Dec 2023 - 03:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
whatabeauty8.JPGJPG whatabeauty8.JPG manage 118 K 15 Jan 2022 - 14:05 TerryLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
whatabeauty80.jpgjpg whatabeauty80.jpg manage 45 K 16 Mar 2022 - 02:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
whatabeauty9.jpgjpg whatabeauty9.jpg manage 44 K 08 Aug 2021 - 12:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
Topic revision: r30 - 17 Jun 2024, TerryLaurin
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