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■(TB) 'Blushing Pink'

1977, Rudolph

'Blushing Pink' (Nate Rudolph, R. 1976). Seedling 73-60. TB, 30" (76 cm), Early bloom. Ruffled red-pink self with blue blaze on falls; pink beard. Seedling 70-122: (('Moon Crest' x 'Yellow Chiffon') x (seedling 63-40 x seedling 64-92)) X 'Pink Sleigh'. Rudolph 1977. Honorable Mention 1978.

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From AIS Bulletin #224 Winter 1977 Introducing BLUSHING PINK 1977. $25.00 . No. 73-60: 70-122 X Pink Sleigh. Early TB 30". A striking shade of red-pink. A much deeper color than our previous pink introductions. The 6x4-1/2-inch blooms are beautifully formed. The closed, upright standards and flaring falls are wide and rounded, heavily ruffled and waved, with a deep pink beard and heavy substance. Three branches and terminal with six or more buds. Plant habits are excellent and fertile both ways. HC '76. Rudolph.


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
BlushingPink01.JPGJPG BlushingPink01.JPG manage 56 K 30 May 2015 - 20:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
BlushingPink02.jpgjpg BlushingPink02.jpg manage 130 K 14 Sep 2017 - 15:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
BlushingPink2.jpgjpg BlushingPink2.jpg manage 35 K 03 Feb 2014 - 01:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Yarrabee Garden & Iris-Australia
Blushing_Pink-Rudolph_1976.3301.JPGJPG Blushing_Pink-Rudolph_1976.3301.JPG manage 485 K 06 Jan 2016 - 13:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Vaslui,Romania-Vio Iris
Blushing_Pink_com.jpgjpg Blushing_Pink_com.jpg manage 41 K 29 Jan 2011 - 10:42 Main.Selina49 Blushing Pink at Selina's Iris Garden
blushing01.jpgjpg blushing01.jpg manage 72 K 15 Jun 2015 - 16:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
blushingpink01.jpgjpg blushingpink01.jpg manage 66 K 24 Feb 2016 - 13:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kelways-United Kingdom
blushingpink1.jpgjpg blushingpink1.jpg manage 34 K 26 Nov 2018 - 03:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
blushingpink2.jpgjpg blushingpink2.jpg manage 49 K 26 Nov 2018 - 03:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
Topic revision: r24 - 08 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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