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■(BB) 'Ridgecrest'

2016, Sutton

'Ridgecrest' (Michael Sutton, R. 2016). Seedling Z-6941-D. BB, 25" (64 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards cream, ½" yellow rim; style arms cream; falls dark red-violet nearly black, white zonal around beards, lighter red-violet wire edge; beards tangerine orange; ruffled; serrated; slight sweet fragrance. Seedling V-132: (seedling S-3642: (seedling Q447: ('Tropical Delight' x Ghio seedling 98-3F, 'Applause Line' pollen parent) x 'Spot On') x 'Mountain Sunrise') X seedling X-437: ('Top Shot' x seedling U-1113: ('Connie Sue' x seedling S-433: ('Snow Melt' x Ghio seedling 983F))). Sutton 2016.

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Photo by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Smokin Heights-AustraliaPhoto by Smokin Heights-AustraliaPhoto by Smokin Heights-AustraliaPhoto by Lynn Owen-Welshpool-United KingdomPhoto by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-FrancePhoto by ElladanPhoto by Sutton


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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.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Ridgecrest_em.jpgjpg Ridgecrest_em.jpg manage 305 K 27 Nov 2019 - 00:20 Main.Elladan Photo by Elladan
ridgecrest01.JPGJPG ridgecrest01.JPG manage 166 K 08 May 2018 - 00:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
ridgecrest1.jpgjpg ridgecrest1.jpg manage 147 K 18 Jun 2019 - 22:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
ridgecrest2.jpgjpg ridgecrest2.jpg manage 168 K 18 Jun 2019 - 22:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
ridgecrest5.jpgjpg ridgecrest5.jpg manage 156 K 20 Jul 2023 - 02:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
ridgecrest50.JPGJPG ridgecrest50.JPG manage 125 K 18 Mar 2024 - 02:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
ridgecrest51.JPGJPG ridgecrest51.JPG manage 152 K 07 Jul 2024 - 19:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
ridgecrest8.JPGJPG ridgecrest8.JPG manage 224 K 03 Jul 2024 - 20:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Lynn Owen-Welshpool-United Kingdom
ridgecrest9.jpgjpg ridgecrest9.jpg manage 160 K 13 Nov 2021 - 14:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
ridgecrestS01BB.jpgjpg ridgecrestS01BB.jpg manage 58 K 11 Jan 2016 - 20:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r17 - 07 Jul 2024, TerryLaurin
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