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■(TB) 'Witching'

1993/94, Blyth

'Witching' (Barry Blyth, R. 1991). Seedling# Y6-7. TB, height 36" (91 cm). Very early to early bloom. Standards sky blue; falls blue, overlaid tan, rose tan to golden tan shading; beards violet, tipped bronze. Seedling# V116-A: (('Inca Queen' x ('Tranquil Star' x ( 'Love Chant' x 'Festive Skirt'))) x 'Amber Snow') X seedling# W116-A: (seedling# S181: ('Alpine Journey' x 'Beachgirl') x (('Beachgirl' x ('Tranquil Star' x 'Coral Strand')) x ('Persian Smoke' x 'Chimbolam'))). Tempo Two 1993/94.

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References

From Tempo Two catalog, 1993: WITCHING (Blyth 93 Aust) VE-E 36". A difficult colour to describe and convey what it is really like. The standards are sky blue; falls are blue overlaid tan, rose tan and golden tan in shadings. Beards are violet tipped gold. Well branched and it is a super grower making lots of increase and giving a quick display. (Sister to lmprimis and Knight Templar). Sdlg Y6-7. $25.00.
 

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
IMG_1489-X2_witching.jpgjpg IMG_1489-X2_witching.jpg manage 189 K 17 Feb 2016 - 02:01 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
WITCHING01.jpgjpg WITCHING01.jpg manage 137 K 08 Dec 2015 - 22:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
WITCHING02.jpgjpg WITCHING02.jpg manage 108 K 06 Mar 2017 - 18:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Schwertilienoase Klaus Burkhardt-Germany
Witching.jpgjpg Witching.jpg manage 59 K 24 May 2010 - 00:58 BettyLouAnn May, 22, 2010 Zone 6 Los Alamos, NM
Witching02.jpgjpg Witching02.jpg manage 67 K 17 Apr 2014 - 13:59 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Witching03.jpgjpg Witching03.jpg manage 65 K 17 Apr 2014 - 14:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Witching04.jpgjpg Witching04.jpg manage 142 K 20 Sep 2017 - 15:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
Witching11.jpgjpg Witching11.jpg manage 65 K 29 Nov 2013 - 22:31 TerryLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
Witching8.jpgjpg Witching8.jpg manage 31 K 12 Aug 2013 - 20:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Hildenbrandt's Iris Garden
WitchingAA.jpgjpg WitchingAA.jpg manage 42 K 20 Feb 2011 - 19:11 BetsyHiggins Photo by Argyle Acres
WitchingEI.jpgjpg WitchingEI.jpg manage 52 K 22 Dec 2012 - 16:15 BetsyHiggins Photo by Exline Iris Garden
WitchingSPI.jpgjpg WitchingSPI.jpg manage 70 K 24 Apr 2010 - 23:49 Main.mshadow Picture by Dee Stewart, Snowpeak Iris
Witching_2011_207_gd.jpgjpg Witching_2011_207_gd.jpg manage 71 K 21 Aug 2012 - 18:24 IrisP Photo by Günter Diedrich
wiching8.jpgjpg wiching8.jpg manage 81 K 19 Nov 2017 - 16:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
witching01.jpgjpg witching01.jpg manage 65 K 07 Nov 2014 - 03:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
witching02.JPGJPG witching02.JPG manage 51 K 02 Dec 2014 - 16:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
witching03.JPGJPG witching03.JPG manage 47 K 02 Dec 2014 - 16:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
witching04.JPGJPG witching04.JPG manage 74 K 19 Jul 2014 - 20:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
witching05.jpgjpg witching05.jpg manage 84 K 01 Jul 2015 - 00:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
witching06.jpgjpg witching06.jpg manage 102 K 26 Nov 2015 - 20:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
witching07.jpgjpg witching07.jpg manage 157 K 13 Mar 2017 - 03:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.
witching08.jpgjpg witching08.jpg manage 130 K 13 Mar 2017 - 03:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.
witching10.jpgjpg witching10.jpg manage 71 K 17 Nov 2013 - 15:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
witching12.JPGJPG witching12.JPG manage 58 K 26 Feb 2014 - 00:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
witching13.jpgjpg witching13.jpg manage 48 K 26 Feb 2014 - 00:11 TerryLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
witching14.JPGJPG witching14.JPG manage 61 K 26 Feb 2014 - 00:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
witching7.jpgjpg witching7.jpg manage 41 K 11 Apr 2013 - 02:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
witching9.jpgjpg witching9.jpg manage 33 K 07 Oct 2013 - 14:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
Topic revision: r39 - 04 Apr 2021, Harloiris
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