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■(BB) 'Pink Bubbles'

1980, Hager

'Pink Bubbles' (Ben Hager, R. 1979). Seedling #BB3201Pk. BB, 20" (51 cm). Early midseason bloom. Clear light pink self; pale tangerine beard. 'Pink Pirouette' X 'Vanity'. Melrose Gardens 1980. Honorable Mention 1982; Favorite Guest 1982; Award of Merit 1984; Favorite Guest 1985; Knowlton Medal 1986.

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Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5Colleen Modra PhotoPhoto by Paul BlackPhoto by Richmond Irises-New ZealandPhoto by Amazing Iris Garden-New ZealandPhoto scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collectionPhoto by SchreinerPhoto by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.Photo by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-SwitzerlandPhoto by Sunshine Iris Nursery-AustraliaPhoto by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia.Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.Photo by Hornbaker GardensTaken in my garden, zone 5b on May 11, 2010


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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
Pink-Bubbles.jpgjpg Pink-Bubbles.jpg manage 19 K 03 Dec 2010 - 18:39 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
Pink02.jpgjpg Pink02.jpg manage 61 K 23 Mar 2015 - 15:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black
PinkBubbles3.jpgjpg PinkBubbles3.jpg manage 131 K 28 Apr 2021 - 15:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
PinkBubbles4.jpgjpg PinkBubbles4.jpg manage 382 K 09 Oct 2018 - 03:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia.
PinkBubblesHG.jpgjpg PinkBubblesHG.jpg manage 47 K 13 Apr 2012 - 22:05 BetsyHiggins Photo by Hornbaker Gardens
PinkBubbleskp.JPGJPG PinkBubbleskp.JPG manage 52 K 07 Aug 2010 - 17:17 KentPfeiffer Taken in my garden, zone 5b on May 11, 2010
pinbubbles02.JPGJPG pinbubbles02.JPG manage 102 K 08 Jun 2014 - 03:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
pinbubbles03.jpgjpg pinbubbles03.jpg manage 203 K 19 Mar 2019 - 18:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
pinbubbles04.jpgjpg pinbubbles04.jpg manage 185 K 19 Mar 2019 - 18:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
pinkbubbles01.jpgjpg pinkbubbles01.jpg manage 37 K 28 Jul 2014 - 02:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Richmond Irises-New Zealand
pinkbubbles02.jpgjpg pinkbubbles02.jpg manage 20 K 20 Aug 2015 - 14:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
pinkbubbles03.jpgjpg pinkbubbles03.jpg manage 68 K 14 Jun 2014 - 20:23 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
pinkbubbles05.jpgjpg pinkbubbles05.jpg manage 77 K 07 Jul 2013 - 23:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
pinkbubbles1.jpegjpeg pinkbubbles1.jpeg manage 158 K 23 Dec 2015 - 16:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
pinkbubbles2.jpgjpg pinkbubbles2.jpg manage 639 K 09 Aug 2017 - 21:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-Switzerland
pinkbubbles4.jpgjpg pinkbubbles4.jpg manage 36 K 04 Dec 2018 - 16:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
Topic revision: r39 - 12 Apr 2023, TerryLaurin
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