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■(SIB) 'Ay Caramba'

2018, Hollingworth

'Ay Caramba' (Robert Hollingworth, R. 2017). Seedling 13P9A20. SIB, 33" (84 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards deep cranberry red; style arms same, broad; falls bright mid cranberry red, very large brilliant gold signal veined red; round; flat form; ruffled. Seedling 10K8B3: (seedling 01X1A6, 'Laugh Out Loud' sibling, x 'Copper Country') X seedling 10K6A8: ('Lemon Blush' x seedling 03E1B2: ('Smiley Face' x 'See Ya Later')). Ensata 2018. Honorable Mention 2022

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From Ensata Gardens catalog 2018: Ay Caramba (Bob Hollingworth, 2018) Siberian Iris, Midseason, 38". Very bright colors of Spain, thus the Spanish name. OMG was what he wrote in his record book when it first bloomed. Sdlg 13P9A20. $40.00.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 3-8 for most varieties, Some Siberian cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained but moist good garden soil, More tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Prefers moist conditions especially in Spring bloom season.
PH Average garden solis 6.1 to 7.5,
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on organic soils.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Ay Caramba (Hol. 18) (1).jpgjpg Ay Caramba (Hol. 18) (1).jpg manage 195 K 23 Aug 2022 - 23:57 AdamCordes As a seedling selected in the Hollingworth garden, 2017
Ay Caramba (Hol. 18).jpgjpg Ay Caramba (Hol. 18).jpg manage 257 K 23 Aug 2022 - 23:57 AdamCordes Clump group as seedling in Hollingworth garden, 2017
AyCaramba01.JPGJPG AyCaramba01.JPG manage 232 K 27 Feb 2023 - 03:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Hollingworth
AyCaramba01.jpgjpg AyCaramba01.jpg manage 154 K 11 Feb 2018 - 13:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
aycaramba5.jpgjpg aycaramba5.jpg manage 264 K 17 Feb 2023 - 03:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
aycaramba9.JPGJPG aycaramba9.JPG manage 245 K 01 Aug 2022 - 01:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-taken at 2015 Siberian/Species Convention
Topic revision: r14 - 27 Feb 2023, TLaurin
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