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■(IB) 'Orange Blossom Junction'

2011, Sutton

'Orange Blossom Junction' (Michael Sutton, R. 2011) Seedling #X-497-A. IB, 22 (56 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards orange buff, flushed azalea pink at midribs; style arms orange buff; falls barium yellow, chartreuse highlights, orange edge; beards burnt orange; ruffled. Seedling #V-613: (seedling #T-1404-A: ('Cache of Gold' x 'Clockwork') x 'Little Surprise') X 'Props'. Sutton 2012.

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photo courtesy Sutton Iris GardenPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by SuttonPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France


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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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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
orangeblossomjunction-jb.jpgjpg orangeblossomjunction-jb.jpg manage 106 K 28 Jan 2013 - 21:35 Main.Harloiris photo courtesy Sutton Iris Garden
orangeblossomjunction01.JPGJPG orangeblossomjunction01.JPG manage 52 K 11 May 2017 - 15:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
orangeblossomjunction02.jpgjpg orangeblossomjunction02.jpg manage 190 K 14 Feb 2018 - 03:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
orangeblossomjunction09.jpgjpg orangeblossomjunction09.jpg manage 145 K 31 May 2020 - 21:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
orangeblossomjunction1.jpgjpg orangeblossomjunction1.jpg manage 143 K 22 Nov 2017 - 02:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
orangeblossomjunction2.jpgjpg orangeblossomjunction2.jpg manage 151 K 22 Dec 2017 - 01:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
orangeblossomjunction3.jpgjpg orangeblossomjunction3.jpg manage 195 K 05 May 2021 - 22:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
orangeblossomjunction30.JPGJPG orangeblossomjunction30.JPG manage 263 K 23 Apr 2023 - 11:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r16 - 23 Apr 2023, TerryLaurin
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