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■(TB) 'Blame It On Rio'

2016, Sutton

'Blame It On Rio' (Michael Sutton, R. 2016). Seedling# B-11-A. TB, 37" (94 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards and style arms cantaloupe; falls white bleeding to red-violet blending into a plum band, tan edge; beards orange. Seedling# U-227-A: ('Aurelie' x 'Spot On') X seedling# W-2713-B: ('Fall Enterprise' x 'Jazz Band'). Sutton 2016. Honorable Mention 2018;

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Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis GardenPhoto by Christine Cosi-FrancePhoto by Smokin Heights-AustraliaPhoto by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-GermanyPhoto by Sutton


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.

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2016-01-11
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BLAMEITONRIO9.jpgjpg BLAMEITONRIO9.jpg manage 240 K 30 Mar 2021 - 02:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
BlameItOnRioS01.jpgjpg BlameItOnRioS01.jpg manage 60 K 11 Jan 2016 - 20:57 TerryLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
blameitonrio01.jpgjpg blameitonrio01.jpg manage 167 K 25 Jul 2020 - 02:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
blameitonrio1.jpgjpg blameitonrio1.jpg manage 526 K 19 Dec 2019 - 19:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
blameitonrio5.JPGJPG blameitonrio5.JPG manage 154 K 11 Aug 2023 - 02:57 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
Topic revision: r12 - 27 Jun 2024, AlainFranco
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