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■(TB) 'Butterfly Affair'

2013, Blyth

'Butterfly Affair' (Barry Blyth, R. 2013). Seedling# T152-1. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards lavender-blue, deeper veining; falls light olive over grey, fine wire edge of grey, olive all over veining; beards old gold over white; sweet fragrance. Seedling# R41-2, 'Stay Stylish' pollen parent sibling X 'Dancing On Air'. Tempo Two 2013/14.

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References

Awaiting catalog description
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2014-05-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BUTTERFLYAFFAIR01.jpgjpg BUTTERFLYAFFAIR01.jpg manage 77 K 13 May 2014 - 13:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tempo Two Nursery-Australia
BUTTERFLYAFFAIR02.jpgjpg BUTTERFLYAFFAIR02.jpg manage 485 K 11 Dec 2016 - 15:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
BUTTERFLY_AFFAIR_(Blyth_2013).JPGJPG BUTTERFLY_AFFAIR_(Blyth_2013).JPG manage 737 K 11 Aug 2016 - 19:13 PerryDyer  
Butterfly Affair front 21 Oct.jpegjpeg Butterfly Affair front 21 Oct.jpeg manage 641 K 28 Oct 2021 - 11:07 RachelMarks TB Butterfly Affair 2021 season Victoria Australia
ButterflyAffair02.jpgjpg ButterflyAffair02.jpg manage 56 K 03 Dec 2016 - 21:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel Irises
ButterflyAffair9.jpgjpg ButterflyAffair9.jpg manage 251 K 23 Sep 2021 - 01:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-Australia
IMG_5293.JPGJPG IMG_5293.JPG manage 2 MB 27 Sep 2015 - 20:09 Main.Barashka photo by barashka (Poland)
butterflyaffair01.jpgjpg butterflyaffair01.jpg manage 151 K 27 Mar 2016 - 20:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
butterflyaffair02.jpgjpg butterflyaffair02.jpg manage 169 K 12 Apr 2020 - 03:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris.
butterflyaffair020.JPGJPG butterflyaffair020.JPG manage 195 K 24 Apr 2023 - 13:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
butterflyaffair03.jpgjpg butterflyaffair03.jpg manage 30 K 31 Jul 2017 - 01:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
butterflyaffair05.jpgjpg butterflyaffair05.jpg manage 382 K 19 Nov 2019 - 23:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
butterflyaffair050.JPGJPG butterflyaffair050.JPG manage 176 K 27 Jan 2024 - 02:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
butterflyaffair051.JPGJPG butterflyaffair051.JPG manage 180 K 27 Jan 2024 - 02:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
butterflyaffair06.jpgjpg butterflyaffair06.jpg manage 505 K 20 Dec 2019 - 14:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
butterflyaffair07.jpgjpg butterflyaffair07.jpg manage 160 K 09 Aug 2020 - 03:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
butterflyaffair08.JPGJPG butterflyaffair08.JPG manage 246 K 24 Nov 2020 - 16:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
butterflyaffair09.JPGJPG butterflyaffair09.JPG manage 203 K 24 Nov 2020 - 16:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
butterflyaffair099.JPGJPG butterflyaffair099.JPG manage 299 K 24 Nov 2020 - 16:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
butterflyaffair1.jpgjpg butterflyaffair1.jpg manage 97 K 09 Apr 2016 - 13:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
butterflyaffair3.JPGJPG butterflyaffair3.JPG manage 159 K 11 Jun 2021 - 21:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
butterflyaffair30.JPGJPG butterflyaffair30.JPG manage 192 K 09 Oct 2022 - 03:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
butterflyaffair4.jpegjpeg butterflyaffair4.jpeg manage 156 K 18 Oct 2018 - 02:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Viktor Karpenko-Ukraine
butterflyaffair5.JPGJPG butterflyaffair5.JPG manage 134 K 11 Jan 2024 - 03:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-Australia
butterflyaffair6.JPGJPG butterflyaffair6.JPG manage 465 K 07 Jan 2019 - 16:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elizabeth Rieniets
butterflyaffair9.JPGJPG butterflyaffair9.JPG manage 115 K 15 May 2021 - 01:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham taken at Keith Keppel Irises
butterflyaffair90.JPGJPG butterflyaffair90.JPG manage 131 K 27 Apr 2022 - 11:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham at the 2022 National Convention-Las Cruces-New Mexico
butterflyaffaird1.JPGJPG butterflyaffaird1.JPG manage 176 K 08 May 2022 - 02:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton at the 2022 National Convention-Las Cruces-New Mexico
butterflyaffaird10.JPGJPG butterflyaffaird10.JPG manage 174 K 08 May 2022 - 02:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton at the 2022 National Convention-Las Cruces-New Mexico
butterflyaffairdeane10.JPGJPG butterflyaffairdeane10.JPG manage 169 K 01 Jun 2022 - 15:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
butterflyaffairdelane.jpgjpg butterflyaffairdelane.jpg manage 153 K 27 Nov 2021 - 03:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
butterflyaffairdelane1.jpgjpg butterflyaffairdelane1.jpg manage 150 K 27 Nov 2021 - 03:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r34 - 27 Jan 2024, TLaurin
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