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■ (SPEC) 'Talish'

1999, Ruksans

'Talish' (Janis Ruksans). Collection # . (RSZ-8706, 8741). Subgenus Hermodactyloides. Earlier than most reticulatas. Variable shades of blue, from light blue to dark blue. Some with white pollen, and some with bright orange. These were collected in the Talysh mountains bordering Azerbaijan and Iran by Janis Ruksans. Aka 'Hyrcana Talish'. Offered 1999 by Alan McMurtrie. Iris reticulata M. Bieb..

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Culture of Reticulata Group Irises

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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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Iris-reticulata-261.jpgjpg Iris-reticulata-261.jpg manage 82 K 21 Jan 2015 - 15:55 BobPries Peter Taggart photo
talish9.jpgjpg talish9.jpg manage 186 K 19 Apr 2022 - 22:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Kirsten
Topic revision: r7 - 19 Apr 2022, TerryLaurin
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