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■(TB) 'Blazing Beacon'

2005, Tasco

'Blazing Beacon' (Richard Tasco, R. 2004). Seedling# 96-TB-15-44. TB, height 36" (91 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards aureolin yellow (RHS 12A); style arms aureolin yellow, fringe on style crest; falls golden yellow with bronze overlay, darker bronze shoulders; beards yellow at end, bronze in middle, tangerine in throat, occasional brownish-burgundy horns; moderately ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. 'Thornbird' X 'Golden Panther'. Superstition 2005. Honorable Mention 2007; Award of Merit 2009.

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From AIS Bulletin #337 April 2005 Introducing BLAZING BEACON (Tasco 2005) TB, 36", ML. Seedling # 96-TB-15-44. Aureolin yellow standards and golden yellow falls with a bronze overlay and darker bronze shoulders; slight yellow spritzes around beard; beard is yellow in throat, bronze in the middle, and tangerine at the end. Occasionally may produce brownish burgundy horns, but was not registered as a space-ager. 2 branches and up to 7 buds. Very bright flower which makes the name appropriate, its' shine will blaze across your garden. Sib to 2003's space-ager Solar Fire. Thornbird X Golden Panther. $45.00-or-3/$90.00. Superstition Iris Gardens.


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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-- MichaelGreenfield - 2009-12-25
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BLAZINGBEACON06.jpgjpg BLAZINGBEACON06.jpg manage 58 K 19 Apr 2014 - 13:29 UnknownUser Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
BLAZING_BEACON.jpgjpg BLAZING_BEACON.jpg manage 50 K 27 Dec 2009 - 15:10 MichaelGreenfield Photo by Richard Tasco
BlazingBeacon01.JPGJPG BlazingBeacon01.JPG manage 118 K 07 Mar 2016 - 19:23 UnknownUser Photo by Tara Perrenial Farm-Owen Sound,Ont.
BlazingBeacon02.jpgjpg BlazingBeacon02.jpg manage 81 K 05 Apr 2016 - 22:48 UnknownUser Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
BlazingBeacon091108_copy.jpgjpg BlazingBeacon091108_copy.jpg manage 36 K 19 Nov 2010 - 10:08 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
BlazingBeacon12.jpgjpg BlazingBeacon12.jpg manage 75 K 19 Mar 2014 - 23:27 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
BlazingBeacon9.jpgjpg BlazingBeacon9.jpg manage 166 K 11 Feb 2021 - 02:30 UnknownUser Photo by Iris Oasis
BlazingBeacon_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg BlazingBeacon_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 66 K 26 Feb 2011 - 07:47 Main.janlauritzen Taken in my garden in Southern California
Blazing_Beacon_KWW.JPGJPG Blazing_Beacon_KWW.JPG manage 67 K 08 May 2015 - 00:27 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker
Blazing_beacon_w.jpgjpg Blazing_beacon_w.jpg manage 33 K 25 Dec 2009 - 16:14 MichaelGreenfield  
DSCN1885.JPGJPG DSCN1885.JPG manage 68 K 04 May 2010 - 19:12 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
DSCN1886.JPGJPG DSCN1886.JPG manage 68 K 04 May 2010 - 19:11 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
DSCN3051.JPGJPG DSCN3051.JPG manage 68 K 11 Apr 2010 - 22:42 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
blazing_beacon01jb.jpgjpg blazing_beacon01jb.jpg manage 275 K 25 Feb 2017 - 21:07 Main.Harloiris Photo by John Black, zone 4, Montana
blazingbeacon01.jpgjpg blazingbeacon01.jpg manage 60 K 26 Aug 2014 - 01:33 UnknownUser Photo by Jeanette Graham
blazingbeacon02.jpgjpg blazingbeacon02.jpg manage 71 K 01 Nov 2014 - 22:20 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
blazingbeacon03.JPGJPG blazingbeacon03.JPG manage 55 K 14 Dec 2014 - 21:02 UnknownUser Photo by Elladan McLeester
blazingbeacon04.jpgjpg blazingbeacon04.jpg manage 35 K 10 Jul 2013 - 00:45 UnknownUser Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
blazingbeacon05.JPGJPG blazingbeacon05.JPG manage 77 K 15 Dec 2014 - 14:25 UnknownUser Photo by Jan Lauritzen
blazingbeacon06.jpgjpg blazingbeacon06.jpg manage 74 K 23 Aug 2015 - 03:25 UnknownUser Photo by Across Iris Lanes Garden
blazingbeacon07jpg.JPGJPG blazingbeacon07jpg.JPG manage 81 K 07 Jan 2015 - 03:27 UnknownUser Photo by AIS Archives
blazingbeacon08.jpgjpg blazingbeacon08.jpg manage 52 K 12 Mar 2010 - 16:08 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
blazingbeacon09.jpgjpg blazingbeacon09.jpg manage 651 K 30 Dec 2015 - 03:59 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
blazingbeacon2.jpgjpg blazingbeacon2.jpg manage 133 K 05 Jun 2017 - 03:36 UnknownUser Photo by Delane Langton
blazingbeacon3.jpgjpg blazingbeacon3.jpg manage 152 K 16 Mar 2017 - 14:16 UnknownUser Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
blazingbeacon4.jpgjpg blazingbeacon4.jpg manage 69 K 21 Jan 2010 - 16:18 Main.avmoran  
blazingbeacon5.jpgjpg blazingbeacon5.jpg manage 35 K 31 Jul 2017 - 01:55 UnknownUser Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
tasco_blazebeac2.JPGJPG tasco_blazebeac2.JPG manage 59 K 11 Jan 2010 - 13:55 Main.avmoran After three days of rain
Topic revision: r40 - 11 Feb 2021, Harloiris
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