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■(TB) 'April Jewel'

2000, Lauer

'April Jewel' (Larry Lauer, R. 1999). Seedling 443-5. TB, 34" (86 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards venetian pink, edged orange buff; style arms orange buff; Falls orange buff with slight pink cast, yellow ochre shoulders; beards red tangerine, small horn; ruffled, lightly laced; pronounced sweet fragrance. Seedling 91-221: ('Orange Treat' x seedling L88-56-1: ('Chickasaw Sue' x 'Role Model')) X 'Pagan Pink'. Lauer's Flowers 2000. Honorable Mention 2002.

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Photo by KINSpirit Iris and Daylily Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Malevil Iris GardensPhoto by Glanavon Iris Patch-New ZealandPhoto by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-FrancePhoto by Amazing Iris Garden-New ZealandPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Amazing Iris Garden-New ZealandPhoto by LauerPhoto by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-RussiaPhoto by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-RussiaPhoto by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-AustraliaPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Alain Chapelle-Jardin dPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Damon GardensPhoto by Pleasants Valley Iris FarmTaken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MOPhoto by Argyle AcresPhoto by Patrick Orr

References:

From AIS Bulletin #317 April 2000 Introducing APRIL JEWEL: TB, 34" M. Ruffled and lightly laced, 7-8 buds, 3 way branching. S. venetian pink edged orange buff; F. orange buff, slight pink cast, yellow ochre shoulders; B. red tangerine, small horn. Sdlg. #443-2. $40.00. Lauer's Flowers.
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-09-17
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
April-Jewel09.jpgjpg April-Jewel09.jpg manage 29 K 01 Dec 2021 - 16:16 TerryLaurin Photo by KINSpirit Iris and Daylily Farm-Australia
AprilJewel01.jpgjpg AprilJewel01.jpg manage 86 K 30 May 2015 - 17:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
AprilJewel02.jpgjpg AprilJewel02.jpg manage 22 K 19 Jul 2017 - 02:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
AprilJewel03.jpgjpg AprilJewel03.jpg manage 148 K 14 Sep 2017 - 02:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
AprilJewel09.jpgjpg AprilJewel09.jpg manage 198 K 22 Sep 2021 - 14:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-Australia
AprilJewel7.JPGJPG AprilJewel7.JPG manage 83 K 18 Mar 2014 - 22:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
AprilJewel8.JPGJPG AprilJewel8.JPG manage 72 K 18 Mar 2014 - 22:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
AprilJewel9.jpgjpg AprilJewel9.jpg manage 111 K 09 Feb 2021 - 03:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Damon Gardens
AprilJewelAA.jpgjpg AprilJewelAA.jpg manage 41 K 13 Feb 2011 - 22:41 BetsyHiggins Photo by Argyle Acres
AprilJewelPJO.JPGJPG AprilJewelPJO.JPG manage 50 K 11 Aug 2012 - 18:28 BetsyHiggins Photo by Patrick Orr
AprilJewel_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg AprilJewel_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 65 K 29 Oct 2010 - 17:16 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
apriljewel01.jpgjpg apriljewel01.jpg manage 44 K 11 Aug 2014 - 01:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Malevil Iris Gardens
apriljewel02.jpgjpg apriljewel02.jpg manage 58 K 27 Dec 2014 - 03:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
apriljewel03.jpgjpg apriljewel03.jpg manage 598 K 29 Dec 2015 - 16:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
apriljewel05.jpgjpg apriljewel05.jpg manage 76 K 05 Jul 2013 - 20:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Lauer's Flowers
apriljewel06.jpgjpg apriljewel06.jpg manage 207 K 21 Mar 2016 - 02:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
apriljewel07.jpgjpg apriljewel07.jpg manage 133 K 21 Mar 2016 - 02:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
apriljewel1.jpgjpg apriljewel1.jpg manage 300 K 18 Nov 2019 - 19:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
apriljewel4.jpgjpg apriljewel4.jpg manage 33 K 28 Mar 2013 - 18:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
apriljewel6.jpgjpg apriljewel6.jpg manage 72 K 02 Nov 2013 - 20:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
apriljewel9.jpgjpg apriljewel9.jpg manage 73 K 21 Mar 2021 - 15:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
Topic revision: r34 - 21 Mar 2023, TerryLaurin
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