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■(BB) 'Baboon Bottom'

1994, Kasperek

Baboon Bottom

'Baboon Bottom' (Brad Kasperek, R. 1993). Seedling #89-44T. BB, 26" (66 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards streaked and swirled medium pink (RHS 39C) and old rose (72D); falls light pink (39D) ground, streaked medium pink and old rose with random swirls of off-white (155C), red purple (72B) dotting on edge of shoulders; beards tangerine, tipped rose pink; ruffled, laced; slight fragrance. 'Date Bait' X 'Maria Tormena'. Zebra 1994. Honorable Mention 1996; Award of Merit 1998; Knowlton Medal 2002. Novelty Iris

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Photo by Exline Iris GardenPhoto by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-GermanyPhoto by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris SocietyPhoto by C T Iris PatchPhoto by Rainbow Iris FarmPhoto by Iris City GardensPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by AIS ArchivesPhoto by Amazing Iris Garden-New ZealandPhoto by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris SocietyPhoto by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-LithuaniaPhoto by Country Delight Irisphoto by Zebra GardensPhoto by South Jersey IrisPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by SchreinerPhoto by NolaPicture by Snowpeak Iris


From AIS Bulletin #293 April 1994 Introducing BABOON BOTTOM (Kasperek '94) BB 26" M. This pink displays it all! Open standards of streaked and swirled medium pink and old rose showcase laced, red-purple accented, pink crests. Laced flaring falls streaked medium pink and old rose on light pink ground with random swirls of off-white. Shoulders dotted red-purple. Tangerine beards tipped rose. 4-6 Buds. Date Bait X Maria Tormena (89-44). $25.00. 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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BABOONBOTTOM(.jpgjpg BABOONBOTTOM(.jpg manage 190 K 29 Mar 2021 - 21:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
BB-Baboon-Bottom.jpgjpg BB-Baboon-Bottom.jpg manage 39 K 06 Jan 2011 - 17:47 EleanorHutchison Picture by Snowpeak Iris
BaboonBottom01.jpgjpg BaboonBottom01.jpg manage 50 K 23 Sep 2014 - 15:56 TerryLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
BaboonBottom6.jpgjpg BaboonBottom6.jpg manage 39 K 26 Nov 2013 - 19:55 TerryLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
BaboonBottom8.jpgjpg BaboonBottom8.jpg manage 79 K 19 Mar 2014 - 19:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
BaboonBottomNNBB.jpgjpg BaboonBottomNNBB.jpg manage 29 K 05 Nov 2011 - 22:35 BetsyHiggins Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
Baboon_Bottom_BB.jpgjpg Baboon_Bottom_BB.jpg manage 72 K 20 Sep 2014 - 14:49 Main.georgebacon Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
baboon01.jpgjpg baboon01.jpg manage 67 K 12 May 2015 - 22:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
baboonbottom01.jpgjpg baboonbottom01.jpg manage 51 K 05 Aug 2014 - 19:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
baboonbottom03.jpgjpg baboonbottom03.jpg manage 47 K 23 Jul 2014 - 21:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Rainbow Iris Farm
baboonbottom04.jpgjpg baboonbottom04.jpg manage 52 K 21 Aug 2014 - 02:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris City Gardens
baboonbottom05.jpgjpg baboonbottom05.jpg manage 42 K 25 Aug 2014 - 19:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
baboonbottom06.jpgjpg baboonbottom06.jpg manage 67 K 01 Nov 2014 - 21:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
baboonbottom07.JPGJPG baboonbottom07.JPG manage 54 K 13 Dec 2014 - 14:43 TerryLaurin Photo by AIS Archives
baboonbottom09.jpgjpg baboonbottom09.jpg manage 11 K 20 Aug 2015 - 13:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
baboonbottom1.jpgjpg baboonbottom1.jpg manage 49 K 28 Nov 2015 - 03:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
baboonbottom2.jpgjpg baboonbottom2.jpg manage 47 K 08 Nov 2017 - 03:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
baboonbottom4.jpgjpg baboonbottom4.jpg manage 32 K 28 Mar 2013 - 21:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
baboonbottom5.jpgjpg baboonbottom5.jpg manage 45 K 25 Apr 2013 - 16:11 TerryLaurin photo by Zebra Gardens
baboonbottom9.jpgjpg baboonbottom9.jpg manage 264 K 03 Aug 2021 - 02:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r53 - 05 Nov 2023, Harloiris
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