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■(TB) 'Born Beautiful'

1992, Black

'Born Beautiful' (Paul Black, R. 1991). Seedling# 88109B. TB, 37" (94 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards violet blue (RHS 92B to 87B at rib); style arms yellow orange, edged violet; falls violet (87A), smoky flesh violet rim; beards orange, blue at end; ruffled, laced; slight musky fragrance. 'Adventuress' X 'Undersea Adventure'. Mid-America 1992. High Commendation 1989.

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Photo by Dorothy Vande-Wisconsin Iris SocietyPhoto by Dorothy Vande-Wisconsin Iris SocietyPhoto by te Sligte GardensPhoto by Paul BlackPhoto by Paul BlackPhoto by Blue J Irisphoto courtesy Scottie Finney


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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
BornBeautifulBJ.jpgjpg BornBeautifulBJ.jpg manage 81 K 29 Jan 2012 - 21:30 BetsyHiggins Photo by Blue J Iris
bornbeautiful01.JPGJPG bornbeautiful01.JPG manage 335 K 15 May 2017 - 03:19 TerryLaurin Photo by Dorothy Vande-Wisconsin Iris Society
bornbeautiful02.JPGJPG bornbeautiful02.JPG manage 472 K 15 May 2017 - 03:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Dorothy Vande-Wisconsin Iris Society
bornbeautiful2.jpgjpg bornbeautiful2.jpg manage 17 K 25 Aug 2013 - 15:47 TerryLaurin Photo by te Sligte Gardens
bornbeautiful9.jpegjpeg bornbeautiful9.jpeg manage 231 K 23 Apr 2021 - 11:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black
bornbeautiful91.jpegjpeg bornbeautiful91.jpeg manage 273 K 23 Apr 2021 - 11:09 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black
rsz_bornbeautiful.jpgjpg rsz_bornbeautiful.jpg manage 71 K 12 Jan 2014 - 02:38 Main.Harloiris photo courtesy Scottie Finney
Topic revision: r14 - 09 Jan 2023, DougChyz
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