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■(TB) 'Cherry Blossom Special'

2000, Hedgecock

'Cherry Blossom Special' (Jim Hedgecock, R. 1999). Seedling# H-33-5. TB, 37" (94 cm), Early midseason bloom. Ruffled and laced pale pink, hafts slightly darker; beards bright red orange, long lavender pink upturned horn; pronounced sweet fragrance. 'Hazel Jean' X 'What's Up Doc'. Comanche Acres 2000. Honorable Mention 2002. Novelty.

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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 - 2010-11-03
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
424049CF-BA3F-448E-913B-26D2B2B7DDE0.jpegjpeg 424049CF-BA3F-448E-913B-26D2B2B7DDE0.jpeg manage 1 MB 12 May 2021 - 00:31 Main.arlchil Cherry Blossom Special photo by Arlene Childress
CherryBlossomSpecial10.jpgjpg CherryBlossomSpecial10.jpg manage 75 K 21 Mar 2014 - 14:47 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
CherryBlossomSpecial9.jpgjpg CherryBlossomSpecial9.jpg manage 43 K 28 Nov 2013 - 14:04 UnknownUser Photo by South Jersey Iris
CherryBlossomSpecialAA.jpgjpg CherryBlossomSpecialAA.jpg manage 30 K 14 Feb 2011 - 16:01 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
Cherry_Blossom_Special_fl.jpgjpg Cherry_Blossom_Special_fl.jpg manage 27 K 07 Mar 2011 - 06:31 IrisP  
cherry_blossom_special_64.jpgjpg cherry_blossom_special_64.jpg manage 64 K 28 Nov 2010 - 00:01 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
cherry_blossom_special_66.jpgjpg cherry_blossom_special_66.jpg manage 67 K 28 Nov 2010 - 00:01 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
cherryblossom01.jpgjpg cherryblossom01.jpg manage 55 K 27 Dec 2014 - 14:10 UnknownUser Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
cherryblossom02.jpgjpg cherryblossom02.jpg manage 183 K 18 Nov 2021 - 02:47 UnknownUser Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
cherryblossom6.jpgjpg cherryblossom6.jpg manage 33 K 06 May 2013 - 17:42 UnknownUser Photo by Comanche Acres Iris Gardens
cherryblossomspecial04.jpegjpeg cherryblossomspecial04.jpeg manage 23 K 24 Dec 2015 - 13:45 UnknownUser Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
cherryblossomspecial1.jpgjpg cherryblossomspecial1.jpg manage 71 K 23 Oct 2013 - 21:49 Main.Harloiris photo Delane Langton, AIS Dallas 2013
cherryblossomspecial2.jpgjpg cherryblossomspecial2.jpg manage 71 K 23 Oct 2013 - 21:50 Main.Harloiris photo Delane Langton, AIS Dallas 2013
cherryblossomspecial3.jpgjpg cherryblossomspecial3.jpg manage 71 K 23 Oct 2013 - 21:51 Main.Harloiris photo Delane Langton, AIS Dallas 2013
Topic revision: r24 - 23 Nov 2022, TLaurin
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