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■(TB) 'Baby Boomer'

2015, Burseen

'Baby Boomer' (Tom Burseen, R. 2014). Seedling# 010-2505A. TB, 34" (86 cm), Late to very late bloom. Standards cream pink; style arms orient pink (RHS 36A) blending to flamingo (37A); falls cream pink, washed and veined flamingo most pronounced at margins, apricot buff (170C) shoulders; beard hairs based orange, tips cream, tattered flamingo staghorn flounces with blue stems; ruffled and laced. Seedling# 08-509: ('Lip Smackin Good' x seedling# 06-18, see 'Fine Fixin's') X 'Hopeless Romantic'. 2015 Burseen

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BabyBoomer.jpgPhoto by Evelyn Small taken at Horton Iris GardenBabyBoomer1.jpg


Awaiting original catalog description


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
BabyBoomer.jpgjpg BabyBoomer.jpg manage 77 K 01 May 2020 - 02:36 BrindaMandella Baby Boomer@"The Lab" in Grand Prairie, Tx.
BabyBoomer1.jpgjpg BabyBoomer1.jpg manage 96 K 01 May 2020 - 02:37 BrindaMandella Baby Boomer@"The Lab" in Grand Prairie, Tx.
babyboomer09.JPGJPG babyboomer09.JPG manage 177 K 02 May 2021 - 12:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Evelyn Small taken at Horton Iris Garden
Topic revision: r9 - 02 May 2021, Harloiris
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