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■(TB) 'Blake's Achey Heart'

2011, Grosvenor

'Blake's Achey Heart' (Graeme Grosvenor, R. 2011). Seedling# F-85-1. TB, 34 (86 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards pale blue; style arms same tipped yellow; falls blue violet, burnished tan hafts, fine tan veins; beards burnt tangerine, very large; slight fragrance. 'In the Bush' X 'Quandary'. Rainbow Ridge 2012/13 under the name 'Patty J'.

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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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-- KentPfeiffer - 2012-09-28
  • This is a rampant grower with a strong stem and outstanding branching. Recommended. -- WikiGuest - 07 Sep 2019
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BLAKESACHYHEART1.JPGJPG BLAKESACHYHEART1.JPG manage 146 K 22 Nov 2018 - 20:24 UnknownUser Photo by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor Garden-Australia.
BlakesAcheyHeart02.jpgjpg BlakesAcheyHeart02.jpg manage 71 K 03 Dec 2016 - 20:48 UnknownUser Photo by Keith Keppel Irises
BlakesAcheyHeart9.jpgjpg BlakesAcheyHeart9.jpg manage 184 K 22 Sep 2021 - 23:38 UnknownUser Photo by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-Australia
blakesacheyheart01.jpgjpg blakesacheyheart01.jpg manage 80 K 28 Feb 2014 - 13:35 UnknownUser Photo by Mid-America Garden
blakesachyheart1.jpgjpg blakesachyheart1.jpg manage 289 K 19 Nov 2019 - 00:37 UnknownUser Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
blakesachyheart10.JPGJPG blakesachyheart10.JPG manage 154 K 26 Jan 2024 - 14:50 UnknownUser Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
blakesachyheart5.JPGJPG blakesachyheart5.JPG manage 275 K 03 Dec 2023 - 21:00 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
blakesachyheart50.JPGJPG blakesachyheart50.JPG manage 150 K 28 May 2024 - 14:20 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r18 - 28 May 2024, TLaurin
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