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■(TB) 'Zebra Blush'

1995, Kasperek

'Zebra Blush' (Brad Kasperek, R. 1993). Seedling# 89-6A. TB, height 34" (86 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards pale yellow (RHS 4C); falls light rose purple (75C); beards lavender rose; foliage dark green with white streaks and marbling, base red purple; slight fragrance. Ensminger sdlg. X 'Capricious'. Zebra 1995. Honorable Mention 1997.

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From AIS Bulletin #297 April 1995 Introducing ZEBRA BLUSH (Kasperek '95) TB 34" EM. Variegated foliage!!! The dark green, red-purple based fans are streaked and marbled with white. Striped stalks play host to numerous flowers with light yellow standards and light rose purple flaring falls. Lavender beards. Vigorous. Few all green fans. Ensminger sdlg. X Capricious (89-6A). $40.00. Zebra Gardens.


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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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-01-17
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
ZEBRABLUSH01.jpgjpg ZEBRABLUSH01.jpg manage 136 K 08 Dec 2015 - 22:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schwertlilienoase Klaus Burkhardt-Germany
ZebraBlush.jpgjpg ZebraBlush.jpg manage 28 K 15 Feb 2010 - 15:12 Main.shanatse 'Zebra Blush'
ZebraBlush01.jpgjpg ZebraBlush01.jpg manage 40 K 26 Sep 2014 - 21:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
ZebraBlush02.jpgjpg ZebraBlush02.jpg manage 56 K 17 Apr 2014 - 21:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
ZebraBlush03.jpgjpg ZebraBlush03.jpg manage 70 K 17 Apr 2014 - 21:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
ZebraBlush04.jpgjpg ZebraBlush04.jpg manage 60 K 25 Apr 2015 - 02:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by AIS Archives
ZebraBlush05.jpgjpg ZebraBlush05.jpg manage 52 K 25 Apr 2015 - 02:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
ZebraBlush06.jpgjpg ZebraBlush06.jpg manage 64 K 25 Apr 2015 - 02:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
ZebraBlush07.jpgjpg ZebraBlush07.jpg manage 71 K 10 Jul 2021 - 21:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
ZebraBlush08.jpgjpg ZebraBlush08.jpg manage 73 K 16 Jul 2021 - 02:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
ZebraBlushSPI.jpgjpg ZebraBlushSPI.jpg manage 19 K 25 Apr 2010 - 02:05 Main.mshadow Picture by Dee Stewart, Snowpeak Iris
ZebraBlush_DSD_1762.JPGJPG ZebraBlush_DSD_1762.JPG manage 392 K 18 Jan 2022 - 07:45 SharleneSutter in Oetlishausen, Switzerland - photo by Sharlene Sutter
zebrablush01.jpgjpg zebrablush01.jpg manage 148 K 17 Jun 2019 - 19:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
zebrablush02.jpgjpg zebrablush02.jpg manage 151 K 17 Jun 2019 - 19:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
zebrablush020.JPGJPG zebrablush020.JPG manage 168 K 19 Jun 2023 - 02:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
zebrablush4.jpgjpg zebrablush4.jpg manage 23 K 14 Mar 2013 - 22:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Iris Garden
zebrablush5.jpgjpg zebrablush5.jpg manage 66 K 17 Jan 2010 - 17:01 Main.htb ©2006 Laurie Frazer
Topic revision: r21 - 19 Jun 2023, TLaurin
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