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■(BB) 'Tropical Smoothie'

2017, Toth

'Tropical Smoothie' (David Toth, R. 2017). Seedling# 10-111. BB, 20" (51 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards white, faint pale yellow streaks or splashes, light to medium purple splashes; style arms white, streaked yellow; falls white, heavy splashes of light yellow and purple; beards yellow, 1 ½˝ to 1 ¾˝ large spoons randomly splashed white, yellow and purple; moderate ruffling; slight musky fragrance. 'Batik' X 'Praetorian Guard'. Indian Creek 2017. Honorable Mention 2019.

See below:

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Awaiting original catalog description


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
Tropical Smoothie.jpgjpg Tropical Smoothie.jpg manage 262 K 14 Apr 2019 - 01:40 AdamCordes Blooming in my garden, 2018.
tropicalsmoothie1.jpgjpg tropicalsmoothie1.jpg manage 141 K 14 Aug 2019 - 11:37 UnknownUser Photo by David Toth of Indian Creek Iris.
tropicalsmoothie2.jpgjpg tropicalsmoothie2.jpg manage 159 K 14 Aug 2019 - 11:39 UnknownUser Photo by David Toth of Indian Creek Iris.
tropicalsmoothie3.jpgjpg tropicalsmoothie3.jpg manage 143 K 21 Aug 2019 - 19:40 UnknownUser Photo by David Toth of Indian Creek Iris.
tropicalsmoothie9.JPGJPG tropicalsmoothie9.JPG manage 189 K 23 Jun 2022 - 19:15 UnknownUser Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r11 - 20 Sep 2023, BrewItt
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