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■(TB) 'Wild Apache'

1965, Gibson

'Wild Apache' (James Gibson, R. 1964). Seedling# 51-OPE. TB, 34" (86 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Color Class V2. Standards rose madder, flushed mulberry; falls mulberry on white ground, mahogany border. 'Henna Stitches' X 'Wild Ginger'. Cooley 1965.

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[Cooley's Gardens catalog 1965]: So vivid and lively that the name is truly in keeping with this sensational new plicata. The color is cinnamon-violet on white, the standards almost solidly colored cinnamon-violet. Beard is orange-bronze. An exceptionally large flower, with perfect balance and ideal ruffling, very broad in all its parts. This is quite different from other reddish or burgundy plicatas previously introduced. It is seedling No. 51-OPE. Heavy stems, extra good branching. 35 inches tall. Each $20.00


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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Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Wild Apache TB Jomes Gibson.jpgjpg Wild Apache TB Jomes Gibson.jpg manage 526 K 10 Mar 2021 - 20:26 Main.georgebacon George Bacon - Breezeway Iris Garden
WildApache02.JPGJPG WildApache02.JPG manage 67 K 17 Apr 2014 - 20:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
WildApache12BHI.jpgjpg WildApache12BHI.jpg manage 94 K 08 May 2012 - 19:08 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
WildApacheEI.jpgjpg WildApacheEI.jpg manage 50 K 22 Dec 2012 - 15:58 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
wildapache01.jpgjpg wildapache01.jpg manage 89 K 01 Jul 2015 - 00:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
wildapache02.JPGJPG wildapache02.JPG manage 275 K 28 Apr 2017 - 01:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Wisconsin Iris Society
wildapache1.jpgjpg wildapache1.jpg manage 174 K 29 Jun 2018 - 21:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
wildapache2.jpgjpg wildapache2.jpg manage 170 K 05 Jul 2018 - 02:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
wildapache3.jpgjpg wildapache3.jpg manage 200 K 13 Jun 2019 - 20:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
wildapache4.jpgjpg wildapache4.jpg manage 66 K 07 Sep 2013 - 02:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Echo Iris Garden
wildapache9.JPGJPG wildapache9.JPG manage 420 K 19 Jan 2021 - 02:57 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1965 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r24 - 10 Mar 2021, georgebacon
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