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■(IB) 'Mescalero'

2014, Smith

'Mescalero' (Marky Smith, R. 2012) Seedling #09-15A. IB, 24" (61 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards smoked woodrose, bluer than RHS 173D; style arm crests smoked orange, dull sides; falls salmon (165D) ground with random dots, small cream circle below beard, smoked antique bronze (164B) shoulders and edge ring, inner ring of violet-brown (183C) dots, thickest and darkest on upper falls; beards smoked poppy (33A) in throat, ends smoked tangerine (175B); pronounced musky fragrance; slight ruffles. Seedling #07-12T: ('Quarter Moon' x 'Stroke Of Brilliance') X Keppel seedling #07-198B: (('Inside Track' x 'Spice Lord') x 'Drama Queen'). Salmon Creek 2014. Honorable Mention 2018.

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Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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mescalero01.jpgjpg mescalero01.jpg manage 63 K 01 Apr 2014 - 14:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
mescalero5.JPGJPG mescalero5.JPG manage 142 K 17 Dec 2023 - 03:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
mescalero50.JPGJPG mescalero50.JPG manage 118 K 17 Dec 2023 - 03:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
mescalero51.JPGJPG mescalero51.JPG manage 145 K 17 Dec 2023 - 03:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
mescalero52.JPGJPG mescalero52.JPG manage 272 K 17 Dec 2023 - 03:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
mescalero9.JPGJPG mescalero9.JPG manage 172 K 20 May 2022 - 19:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
mescalero90.JPGJPG mescalero90.JPG manage 177 K 28 May 2022 - 02:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
mescalero91.JPGJPG mescalero91.JPG manage 147 K 28 May 2022 - 02:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
mescalero92.JPGJPG mescalero92.JPG manage 203 K 23 May 2023 - 02:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
mescalero93.JPGJPG mescalero93.JPG manage 162 K 23 May 2023 - 02:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r16 - 17 Dec 2023, TerryLaurin
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