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■(TB) 'Calliope's Dream'

1996, Muska

'Calliope's Dream' (Ladislav Muska, R. 1996). Seedling# FGGR-05. TB, 40" (102 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards light amethyst lavender; falls deep burgundy red, light amethyst rim; beards tangerine; heavily ruffled, laced; sweet fragrance. 'French Gown' X ('Geniality' x 'Red Tornado'). Muska 1996.

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Calliopes Dream.jpgcalliopesdream01.jpgcalliopesdream2.jpgCalliopesDreamBJ.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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Calliopes Dream.jpgjpg Calliopes Dream.jpg manage 105 K 26 Dec 2020 - 10:33 IrisP Photo Brenneter Iris Garden
CalliopesDreamBJ.jpgjpg CalliopesDreamBJ.jpg manage 75 K 31 Jan 2012 - 20:18 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
calliopesdream01.jpgjpg calliopesdream01.jpg manage 75 K 13 Nov 2014 - 04:01 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
calliopesdream2.jpgjpg calliopesdream2.jpg manage 35 K 30 Mar 2013 - 03:14 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
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