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■(IB) 'Sweetie'

1971, Warburton

'Sweetie' (Bee Warburton, R. 1970). Seedling #831-2. IB, 18" (46 cm), Early bloom. Pink self (RHS 56B); deeper pink (37A) beard. 'Yellow Dresden' X 'Lace Caper'. Warburton 1971. Honorable Mention 1972; Award of Merit 1976.

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Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto by Vicki FlanaganPhoto by Vicki FlanaganPhoto by Vicki Flanagan


Awaiting original catalog description
SWEETIE (Warburton '71)-It is a crisp, bright pink on wellbranched stems. One might wish for "a larger flower but to realize this wish would mean losing the charm of this one. [Joe Gatty, “A Median Review,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, Vol. 55, No. 214 (July 1974): 57.]


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
sweetie01.JPGJPG sweetie01.JPG manage 58 K 09 Jul 2014 - 15:07 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
sweetie1.JPGJPG sweetie1.JPG manage 725 K 01 Jun 2018 - 19:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Vicki Flanagan
sweetie2.JPGJPG sweetie2.JPG manage 680 K 01 Jun 2018 - 19:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Vicki Flanagan
sweetie3.JPGJPG sweetie3.JPG manage 705 K 01 Jun 2018 - 19:38 TerryLaurin Photo by Vicki Flanagan
Topic revision: r15 - 18 Nov 2023, Harloiris
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