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■(TB) 'Carillon Belles'

1969, Varner

'Carillon Belles' (Steve Varner, R. 1968). Seedling# 695. TB, 37" (94 cm), Early, midseason, late bloom. Color Class-YO4RVcm, Standards RHS 23C; falls blending of 80C and 74D with 1/4" edging of 23C; beard 23A. Seedling# 2130: ('Whole Cloth' x 'Lavendula') X seedling# 225: ((seedling# 146 ('Top Flight' x 'Yesteryear') x Branch seedling# 59-22)). Illini Iris 1969. Honorable Mention 1972.

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From AIS Bulletin #204 January 1972: CARILLON BELLES '69. This buff cream standards, rose blend falls iris is my personal favorite of ruffled bicolors and is a breeder of remontants. $17. Illini Iris.


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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carillonbelles9.JPGJPG carillonbelles9.JPG manage 171 K 09 Mar 2023 - 16:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin -1976 AIS Convention-Winske Garden
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