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■(TB) 'Angel Unawares'

1970, Terrell

'Angel Unawares' ( Collie Terrell, R. 1970). Seedling T64-21 B. TB, 38" (97 cm), Early midseason bloom. Fluted and ruffled snow white self; beard slightly yellow in haft. 'Celestial Swan' X 'Music Maker'. Melrose Gardens 1970. Honorable Mention 1971; Award of Merit 1973.

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Angel UnawaresPhoto By Steve SayersPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden


From AIS Bulletin #197 April 1970 Introducing ANGEL UNAWARES (Collie Terrell). It thought it was an Angel for a while, until it was exposed. There are those who want to grow it. NET $25.00. Melrose Gardens.


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 - 21 Apr 2019

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
AngelUnawares01.JPGJPG AngelUnawares01.JPG manage 47 K 10 Dec 2014 - 03:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
AngelUnawaresBHI.jpgjpg AngelUnawaresBHI.jpg manage 83 K 16 Nov 2011 - 23:39 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Angel_Unawares.JPGJPG Angel_Unawares.JPG manage 63 K 30 Jan 2011 - 19:13 IrisP  
angelunawares01.jpgjpg angelunawares01.jpg manage 48 K 21 Nov 2014 - 19:54 TerryLaurin Photo By Steve Sayers
angelunawares02.JPGJPG angelunawares02.JPG manage 47 K 10 Aug 2021 - 15:05 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r16 - 20 Oct 2023, Harloiris
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