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■(BB) 'Very Varied'

1992, Allan Ensminger

'Very Varied' (Allan Ensminger, R. 1992). Seedling #86-59. BB, 24" (61 cm), Midseason bloom. Royal purple (HCC 834/3) streaked white; beards sulphur yellow (1/2); slight fragrance. 'Everything Plus' X 'Batik'. Varigay 1993. Honorable Mention 1996, Award of Merit 2000. Novelty.

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Photo by Blue J IrisPhoto by Elladan McLeesterPhoto by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.Detail of photo by Betsy HigginsPhoto by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-LithuaniaPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-Germany


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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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-- DougChyz - 2010-08-18
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
VERYVARIED.jpgjpg VERYVARIED.jpg manage 71 K 18 Mar 2011 - 01:10 Main.jesseejames Photo by Blue J Iris
VERYVARIED16.jpgjpg VERYVARIED16.jpg manage 16 K 11 Aug 2016 - 15:47 BetsyHiggins Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
VERYVARIED9.JPGJPG VERYVARIED9.JPG manage 278 K 27 May 2024 - 13:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-Germany
VeryVaried01.jpgjpg VeryVaried01.jpg manage 72 K 12 Apr 2015 - 02:57 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
VeryVaried2BJI.JPGJPG VeryVaried2BJI.JPG manage 93 K 12 Apr 2012 - 18:37 BetsyHiggins Photo by Blue J Iris
veryvaried1.jpegjpeg veryvaried1.jpeg manage 129 K 23 Dec 2015 - 16:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
veryvaried2.jpgjpg veryvaried2.jpg manage 78 K 09 Nov 2017 - 15:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
veryvaried5.JPGJPG veryvaried5.JPG manage 328 K 03 Jul 2023 - 18:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
veryvaried50.JPGJPG veryvaried50.JPG manage 261 K 03 Jul 2023 - 18:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r19 - 27 May 2024, TerryLaurin
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