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■(BB) 'Courtesan'

2012, Smith

'Courtesan' (Marky Smith, R. 2010) Seedling #04-41A. BB, 26" (66 cm). Early, midseason and late bloom. Standards rich peach pink (RHS 29C); style arms salmon peach, midribs darker (29B); falls ibis peach (between 29C/29D); beards vermillion red (34A), wide; ruffled; pronounced musky fragrance. 'Twilight Passage' X 'Procession'. Aitken's Salmon Creek 2012.

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Photo by AitkenPhoto by Aurora Borealis Iris Garden-Taken at 2015 AIS ConventionPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Cascadia Iris Gardens


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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
courtesan01.jpgjpg courtesan01.jpg manage 46 K 24 Apr 2015 - 19:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
courtesan02.JPGJPG courtesan02.JPG manage 74 K 01 Jul 2015 - 02:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Aurora Borealis Iris Garden-Taken at 2015 AIS Convention
courtesan1.JPGJPG courtesan1.JPG manage 151 K 20 May 2016 - 18:42 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
courtesan2.JPGJPG courtesan2.JPG manage 158 K 02 Jun 2016 - 15:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
courtesan4.JPGJPG courtesan4.JPG manage 767 K 07 Dec 2017 - 15:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
courtesan40.JPGJPG courtesan40.JPG manage 104 K 16 Dec 2023 - 14:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r13 - 28 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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