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■(IB) 'Let's Elope'

1993/94, Blyth

'Let's Elope' (Barry Blyth, R. 1993). Seedling #Z31-2. IB, 24" (61 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards vibrant coral rose pink, slightly violet at midrib; falls similar with light tannish rose overlay, slight violet flush below saturn red beard; sweet fragrance. 'Shiralee' X 'Chanted'. Tempo Two 1993/94.

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From Tempo Two catalog, 1993: LET'S ELOPE (Blyth 93 Aust) EM 24". This is the most vibrant intermediate Iris we have ever introduced. It is stunning. The standards are a vibrant coral rose-pink; with a hint of violet at midrib; falls are similar with a light tannish rose overlay and a slight violet flush below Saturn red beards. Ruffled flared form and sweet fragrance. Good grower. (Shira lee X Chanted. Sdlg Z31-2. $20.00.


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IBLetsElopeEI.jpgjpg IBLetsElopeEI.jpg manage 18 K 14 Dec 2012 - 20:52 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
LETSELOPE01.jpgjpg LETSELOPE01.jpg manage 135 K 04 Dec 2015 - 04:17 UnknownUser Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
LetsElope02.jpgjpg LetsElope02.jpg manage 57 K 28 Mar 2014 - 22:15 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
LetsElope03.jpgjpg LetsElope03.jpg manage 74 K 28 Mar 2014 - 22:16 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
LetsElope04.JPGJPG LetsElope04.JPG manage 151 K 18 Oct 2015 - 20:02 UnknownUser Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
LetsElope1.jpgjpg LetsElope1.jpg manage 52 K 13 Sep 2012 - 22:03 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
LetsElope7.jpgjpg LetsElope7.jpg manage 67 K 26 Nov 2013 - 22:46 UnknownUser Photo by South Jersey Iris
LetsElope_b.jpgjpg LetsElope_b.jpg manage 86 K 03 Nov 2016 - 18:40 Main.Katja  
LetsElope_c.jpgjpg LetsElope_c.jpg manage 95 K 03 Nov 2016 - 18:40 Main.Katja  
lets02.jpgjpg lets02.jpg manage 70 K 13 Jun 2015 - 21:38 UnknownUser Photo by Exline Iris Garden
letselope01.jpgjpg letselope01.jpg manage 60 K 04 Aug 2015 - 20:08 UnknownUser Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
letselope05.jpgjpg letselope05.jpg manage 98 K 08 Jul 2013 - 15:27 UnknownUser Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
letselope4.jpgjpg letselope4.jpg manage 18 K 01 Jun 2013 - 01:15 UnknownUser Photo by Seagate Irises-United Kingdom
letselope6.jpgjpg letselope6.jpg manage 67 K 01 Nov 2013 - 19:57 UnknownUser Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
letselope8.JPGJPG letselope8.JPG manage 104 K 15 Jan 2024 - 20:19 UnknownUser Photo by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-Australia
letselopeSM.jpgjpg letselopeSM.jpg manage 70 K 04 Feb 2011 - 16:06 Main.avmoran  
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