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■(IB) 'Rumours'

1996, Blyth

'Rumours' (Barry Blyth, R. 1996). Seedling #D29-2. IB, 20" (51 cm), Very early to midseason bloom. Standards soft pink, near white; falls deeper mushroom pink; beards tangerine; slight fragrance. 'Scion' X seedling #A44-2, 'Gosh' sibling. Tempo Two 1996/97.

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Awaiting original catalog description


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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-- EleanorHutchison - 2010-01-12
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IbRumoursAI.JPGJPG IbRumoursAI.JPG manage 42 K 12 Nov 2012 - 20:05 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-Katikati-New Zealand
Rumours01.jpgjpg Rumours01.jpg manage 110 K 13 Sep 2017 - 21:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-Katikati-New Zealand
Rumours02.JPGJPG Rumours02.JPG manage 68 K 10 Apr 2014 - 11:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Rumours09.JPGJPG Rumours09.JPG manage 36 K 13 Sep 2012 - 22:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
RumoursRI.jpgjpg RumoursRI.jpg manage 15 K 17 Dec 2011 - 18:56 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Richmond Iris Garden, NZ
rumoues01.jpgjpg rumoues01.jpg manage 51 K 09 Jun 2015 - 16:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by El Hutchison-Manitoba
rumours01.jpgjpg rumours01.jpg manage 103 K 20 Aug 2015 - 13:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-Katikati-New Zealand
rumours02.jpgjpg rumours02.jpg manage 69 K 27 May 2017 - 03:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
Topic revision: r19 - 12 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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