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■(IB) 'Witchwork'

2012, Blyth

'Witchwork' (Barry Blyth, R. 2012) Seedling #U45-1. IB, 25" (64 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards rich khaki-brown with red-violet midrib; falls plush burgundy-black; beards deep rich bronze; slight musky fragrance. Seedling #S86-5: (seedling #P46-2: (seedling #N104-7, 'Tuscanna' sibling x 'Stash') x seedling #P44-2, 'Crave' sibling) X seedling #R41-5: (seedling #P157-1: (seedling #N275-2: (seedling #L280-1, 'Adoree' pod parent sibling x seedling #L133-1, 'I'm Dreaming' sibling) x seedling #L115-B, 'Shiver Of Gold' sibling) x seedling #O228-4: (seedling #L133-7, 'I'm Dreaming' sibling x seedling #L304-1, 'Platinum Class' sibling)) . Tempo Two 2012/ 13.

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Awaiting original catalog description
Hybridizer's Comment: A dark spooky little fellow with rich dark brown standards and falls of plush burgundy black. Beards are rich deep bronze. Excellent contrast for all the pretty pastel Intermediates.


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.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IB_WITCHWORK.jpgjpg IB_WITCHWORK.jpg manage 60 K 11 Dec 2012 - 11:26 Main.Laymont+ by Barry Blyth, Tempo Two, Australie
WITCHWORK6.JPGJPG WITCHWORK6.JPG manage 166 K 09 Dec 2019 - 04:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Debbie Carpenter of.Iris-Splendor-Australia
WITCHWORK9.JPGJPG WITCHWORK9.JPG manage 170 K 22 Apr 2022 - 02:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor-Australia
Witchwork__Blyth_IB_12_DSCF6780.JPGJPG Witchwork__Blyth_IB_12_DSCF6780.JPG manage 1 MB 17 Apr 2015 - 04:35 Main.rshadlow  
Witchwork_a.jpgjpg Witchwork_a.jpg manage 87 K 28 Dec 2018 - 20:43 Main.Katja  
witchwork5.JPGJPG witchwork5.JPG manage 199 K 26 Sep 2023 - 02:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tim Taylor- Riversdale Irises-Australia
witchwork7.jpgjpg witchwork7.jpg manage 151 K 23 Apr 2023 - 11:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
witchwork8.JPGJPG witchwork8.JPG manage 145 K 16 Jan 2024 - 03:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-Australia
witchwork9.JPGJPG witchwork9.JPG manage 177 K 25 Jan 2024 - 19:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
Topic revision: r17 - 25 Jan 2024, TLaurin
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