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■(TB) 'Candelero'

1984, Corlew

'Candelero' (Glenn Corlew, R. 1980). Seedling# 1068-8B. TB, 30" (76 cm), Midseason bloom. Lemon yellow; self beard. 'Proclamation' X 'Lemon Mist'. Corlew 1984. Exhibition Certificate 1981; Exhibition Certificate 1983; Favorite Guest 1984; Honorable Mention 1986.

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From AIS Bulletin #252, January 1984 Introducing CANDELERO (Corlew 1984) $30.00. This smooth lemon yellow iris glows as if it had a candle burning within. Eye-catching both in the garden and on the show bench. Full form with pleasing ruffles. EC 1981 and 1983. Seedling #1068-8B. (Proclamation X Lemon Mist). Cherry Lane Gardens.


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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-- Main.RPries - 2010-07-19
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Candelero.jpgjpg Candelero.jpg manage 438 K 23 Sep 2022 - 00:56 UnknownUser scanned from AIS Bulletin #252 (Jan 1984)
CandeleroHG.jpgjpg CandeleroHG.jpg manage 70 K 19 Mar 2012 - 23:12 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Hornbaker Gardens
candelero03.JPGJPG candelero03.JPG manage 701 K 03 Jun 2017 - 20:22 UnknownUser Photo from Glenn Corlew slide collection
candelero1.JPGJPG candelero1.JPG manage 1 MB 19 Apr 2017 - 14:06 UnknownUser Photo from Glenn Corlew slide collection
candelero2.JPGJPG candelero2.JPG manage 687 K 19 Apr 2017 - 14:08 UnknownUser Photo from Glenn Corlew slide collection
Topic revision: r20 - 12 Mar 2023, dougchyz
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