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■(TB) 'Charisma'

1976, Blocher

'Charisma' (Clarence Blocher, R. 1975). Seedling 327. TB, 32" (82 cm). Midseason bloom. Blue self; lemon beard. 'Chim Chim Cheree' X 'Sea Of Stars'. Blocher 1976. High Commentation 1972 (under seedling B-327), Honorable Mention 1978, Judges' Choice 1978; Award of Merit 1982.

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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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-11-02
  • TB 'Charisma' was blooming at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately June 2-14, in 2017. -- HollyJohnson2017 -04-01 - 14 Aug 2017
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20170609_114331TB Charisma (3).jpgjpg 20170609_114331TB Charisma (3).jpg manage 886 K 14 Aug 2017 - 03:59 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Clump of TB Charisma. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 6/09/2017.
20170609_114345TB Charisma (3).jpgjpg 20170609_114345TB Charisma (3).jpg manage 906 K 14 Aug 2017 - 03:52 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Side view of TB Charisma. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 6/09/2016.
20170609_114402TB Charisma (3).jpgjpg 20170609_114402TB Charisma (3).jpg manage 629 K 14 Aug 2017 - 03:56 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Single bud of TB Charisma. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 6/09/2017.
CharismaEI.jpgjpg CharismaEI.jpg manage 39 K 10 Dec 2012 - 14:35 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
CharismaSC.jpgjpg CharismaSC.jpg manage 49 K 25 Oct 2011 - 18:29 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Stoney Creek Iris
Charisma_DSD_1056.JPGJPG Charisma_DSD_1056.JPG manage 420 K 14 Jan 2022 - 15:20 SharleneSutter in Oetlishausen, Switzerland - photo by Sharlene Sutter
charisma.jpgjpg charisma.jpg manage 52 K 31 Jan 2011 - 18:52 IrisP  
charisma01.jpgjpg charisma01.jpg manage 75 K 05 Jun 2015 - 00:34 UnknownUser Photo by Exline Iris Garden
charisma02.jpgjpg charisma02.jpg manage 61 K 19 Jun 2015 - 18:44 UnknownUser Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
charisma03.JPGJPG charisma03.JPG manage 112 K 26 Jun 2014 - 17:12 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
charisma1.jpgjpg charisma1.jpg manage 34 K 26 Nov 2018 - 19:19 UnknownUser Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
charisma2.jpgjpg charisma2.jpg manage 28 K 26 Nov 2018 - 19:21 UnknownUser Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
charisma20.jpgjpg charisma20.jpg manage 92 K 11 Jul 2021 - 02:54 UnknownUser Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
charisma4.jpgjpg charisma4.jpg manage 182 K 20 Jun 2017 - 19:53 UnknownUser Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
charisma5.jpgjpg charisma5.jpg manage 15 K 25 Aug 2013 - 19:13 UnknownUser Photo by te Sligte Gardens
charisma6.jpgjpg charisma6.jpg manage 81 K 12 Oct 2013 - 16:52 UnknownUser Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
charisma8.JPGJPG charisma8.JPG manage 397 K 25 Jan 2021 - 03:21 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1994 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
charisma9.JPGJPG charisma9.JPG manage 381 K 09 Nov 2020 - 23:18 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1985 C.A. Cruickshank catalogue by Terry Laurin
flowersgarden2010spring_075.JPGJPG flowersgarden2010spring_075.JPG manage 69 K 29 Dec 2012 - 03:56 Main.Iriswarehouse charisma iriswarehouse
Topic revision: r32 - 28 Jan 2023, dougchyz
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