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■(TB) 'Biplane'

1987, Spence

'Biplane' (David Spence, R. 1987). Seedling# S82-99-1. TB, 30" (76 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards medium yellow; falls white, medium yellow shoulders, 1/8" yellow edge; yellow beard, 1.5" yellow spoons. 'Spoon Time' X 'Sky Hooks'. 21st Century Gardens 1987.

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Photo by Blue J IrisPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens-reblooming August 2023Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens-reblooming August 2023Photo by Blue J Iris


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
Biplane2.jpgjpg Biplane2.jpg manage 66 K 20 Mar 2014 - 13:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Biplane3edt.jpgjpg Biplane3edt.jpg manage 54 K 04 Apr 2018 - 17:35 Main.Harloiris Photo by Blue J Iris
BiplaneBJ.jpgjpg BiplaneBJ.jpg manage 73 K 29 Jan 2012 - 16:15 BetsyHiggins Photo by Blue J Iris
biplane5.JPGJPG biplane5.JPG manage 133 K 05 Aug 2023 - 19:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens-reblooming August 2023
biplane50.JPGJPG biplane50.JPG manage 187 K 11 Aug 2023 - 02:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens-reblooming August 2023
Topic revision: r11 - 11 Aug 2023, Harloiris
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