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■(IB) 'Cocoa Butter'

2018, Smith

'Cocoa Butter' (Marky Smith, R. 2014) Seedling 12-20V. IB, 26" (66 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards light chrome yellow (RHS 13B), very ruffled; style arms darker (13A); falls shoulder grey-orange (165B) with yellow feathers surrounding beard, distal petal dark briarwood brown (darker than 183A); beards orange (25A); pronounced musky fragrance. Seedling 09-04V: (seedling 07-03G, 'Low Tide' sibling x 'Coconino') X 'Kaibab'. Salmon Creek 2018.

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Cocoa ButterPhoto by AitkenPhoto by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by Trails End Iris GardensPhoto by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by Ilona ShtepanPhoto by Ilona Shtepan


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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
CocoaButter9.jpgjpg CocoaButter9.jpg manage 52 K 12 Jan 2023 - 20:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Trails End Iris Gardens
Cocoa_Butter.jpgjpg Cocoa_Butter.jpg manage 140 K 07 May 2017 - 05:17 Main.rshadlow  
IMG_5260a.jpgjpg IMG_5260a.jpg manage 89 K 26 Aug 2023 - 04:30 Main.ishtepan Photo by Ilona Shtepan
IMG_5261a.jpgjpg IMG_5261a.jpg manage 104 K 26 Aug 2023 - 04:26 Main.ishtepan Photo by Ilona Shtepan
cocoabutter02.jpgjpg cocoabutter02.jpg manage 58 K 07 Mar 2018 - 19:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
cocoabutter9.jpgjpg cocoabutter9.jpg manage 80 K 16 Feb 2021 - 22:19 TerryLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
cocoabutter91.jpgjpg cocoabutter91.jpg manage 79 K 16 Feb 2021 - 22:19 TerryLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
Topic revision: r12 - 26 Aug 2023, ishtepan
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