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■(TB) 'Approach Shot'

2003, de la Motte

'Approach Shot' (Ron de la Motte, R. 2003). Seedling 97-7-17. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards grape purple; style arms same, edge lighter; Falls darker grape purple (RHS 89A); beards purple, orange base, hairy purple horn. Seedling 95-70-3: ('Laced Cotton' x 'Conjuration') X 'Swing And Sway'.

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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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P1520049-X2_approach_shot.jpgjpg P1520049-X2_approach_shot.jpg manage 464 K 17 Feb 2016 - 11:12 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
approach_shot_64.jpgjpg approach_shot_64.jpg manage 73 K 23 Nov 2010 - 00:00 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
approach_shot_66.jpgjpg approach_shot_66.jpg manage 73 K 23 Nov 2010 - 00:00 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
approachshot4.jpgjpg approachshot4.jpg manage 72 K 23 Aug 2013 - 00:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
Topic revision: r15 - 27 Jun 2024, AlainFranco
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