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■(TB) 'Blackberry Torte'

2020, Sutton

'Blackberry Torte' (Michael Sutton, R. 2019). Seedling Z-43-F. TB, 38" (97 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards currant red, darker at edge; style arms rust red; falls dark currant red-near black; beards old gold; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. 'Huckleberry Pie' X 'Iconic'. Sutton 2020. Honorable Mention 2022

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Photo by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by SuttonPhoto by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris GardenPhoto by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris GardenPhoto by Lynn Owen-Welshpool-United KingdomPhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden


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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.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
blackberrytorte09.JPGJPG blackberrytorte09.JPG manage 161 K 18 Jun 2021 - 11:21 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
blackberrytorte1.jpgjpg blackberrytorte1.jpg manage 233 K 13 Jan 2020 - 21:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
blackberrytorte5.jpgjpg blackberrytorte5.jpg manage 249 K 18 Feb 2023 - 03:00 TerryLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
blackberrytorte7.JPGJPG blackberrytorte7.JPG manage 216 K 19 Apr 2023 - 13:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden
blackberrytorte70.JPGJPG blackberrytorte70.JPG manage 333 K 11 Apr 2024 - 12:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden
blackberrytorte8.JPGJPG blackberrytorte8.JPG manage 238 K 29 Jun 2024 - 14:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Lynn Owen-Welshpool-United Kingdom
blackberrytorte9.jpgjpg blackberrytorte9.jpg manage 176 K 31 May 2021 - 02:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
blackberrytorteriley70.JPGJPG blackberrytorteriley70.JPG manage 308 K 04 Apr 2024 - 02:19 TerryLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden
Topic revision: r16 - 29 Jun 2024, TerryLaurin
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