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■(TB) 'Calling'

2003/04, Blyth

'Calling' (Barry Blyth, R. 2003). Seedling J220-1. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards white, faint blue cast; falls bright blue violet, small white venation around beard; beards muted lemon, large, bushy; ruffled, flared; slight sweet fragrance. Seedling E128-2: ('Over The Blues' x 'Sierra Grande') X seedling E142-1: ('Some Are Angels' x ('Beaumonde' x 'Holiday Lover')). Tempo Two 2003/04.

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CALLING.jpgcalling01.jpgCALLING01.jpgcalling09SPI.jpgcalling1.jpgcalling2.jpgCalling3.jpgcalling3.jpgCalling4.jpgcalling4.JPGcalling5.jpgCalling 115 gd.jpgCalling em 12.jpgcalling Hyeres.jpgIMG 6708-X2 calling.jpg


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.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-02-09
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
CALLING.jpgjpg CALLING.jpg manage 65 K 09 Feb 2010 - 07:32 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
CALLING01.jpgjpg CALLING01.jpg manage 135 K 04 Dec 2015 - 20:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
Calling3.jpgjpg Calling3.jpg manage 125 K 01 Sep 2017 - 02:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
Calling4.jpgjpg Calling4.jpg manage 73 K 18 Oct 2013 - 02:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
Calling_115_gd.jpgjpg Calling_115_gd.jpg manage 61 K 16 Aug 2012 - 18:16 IrisP Photo by Günter Diedrich
Calling_em_12.jpgjpg Calling_em_12.jpg manage 62 K 09 Dec 2019 - 22:42 Main.Elladan Photo by Elladan
IMG_6708-X2_calling.jpgjpg IMG_6708-X2_calling.jpg manage 253 K 21 Feb 2016 - 02:52 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
calling01.jpgjpg calling01.jpg manage 60 K 18 Jun 2015 - 20:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
calling09SPI.jpgjpg calling09SPI.jpg manage 60 K 13 Mar 2010 - 21:46 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
calling1.jpgjpg calling1.jpg manage 156 K 19 Sep 2016 - 01:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
calling2.jpgjpg calling2.jpg manage 253 K 23 Nov 2017 - 19:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
calling3.jpgjpg calling3.jpg manage 166 K 27 Dec 2017 - 19:57 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
calling4.JPGJPG calling4.JPG manage 224 K 24 Nov 2020 - 16:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
calling5.jpgjpg calling5.jpg manage 70 K 07 Nov 2013 - 21:38 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
calling_Hyeres.jpgjpg calling_Hyeres.jpg manage 164 K 24 May 2017 - 09:25 AlainFranco Photo by Iris en Provence, France (2017)
Topic revision: r33 - 22 Mar 2023, TerryLaurin
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