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■(TB) 'Childhood Wish'

2005, Ernst

'Childhood Wish' (Richard Ernst, R. 2004) Seedling# V1-40. TB, height 36" (91 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards peach pink, purple infused midrib; style arms peach pink; falls light purple overlay on pink, darker purple veining; beards tangerine. Seedling# QKF123-1-4-8: (seedling# KF123-1-4-1: (seedling# F123-1: ('Afternoon Delight' x 'Edna's Wish') x seedling# F169-17, sibling to seedling# F169-23A) x seedling# MF169-23F-14: (seedling# F169-23F, sibling to seedling# F169-23A x 'Spring Tidings')) X seedling# QMF169-23A-3: (seedling# MF169-23A: (seedling# F169-23A: ('Afternoon Delight' x seedling# S916-1: ('Cranberry Ice' x 'Grand Waltz')) x seedling# G102: ('St. Helen's Wake' x 'Hula Dancer')) x seedling# MF169-23F, sibling to seedling# MF169-23F-14). Cooley 2005.

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George Bacon - Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by CooleyPhoto by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris GardenPicture by Snowpeak IrisPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by LoktevPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by The Iris Fan


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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-- MarilynCampbell - 2010-03-15
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Childhood Wish TB Richard Ernst 2005.jpgjpg Childhood Wish TB Richard Ernst 2005.jpg manage 335 K 16 Mar 2021 - 19:25 Main.georgebacon George Bacon - Breezeway Iris Garden
ChildhoodWishTIF.jpgjpg ChildhoodWishTIF.jpg manage 13 K 04 Dec 2011 - 20:35 BetsyHiggins Photo by The Iris Fan
childhoodwish01.jpgjpg childhoodwish01.jpg manage 30 K 23 Dec 2014 - 21:19 TerryLaurin Photo by Cooley's Iris Garden
childhoodwish03.jpgjpg childhoodwish03.jpg manage 200 K 03 Feb 2017 - 23:10 TerryLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
childhoodwish08SPI.jpgjpg childhoodwish08SPI.jpg manage 41 K 15 Mar 2010 - 17:07 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
childhoodwish3.jpgjpg childhoodwish3.jpg manage 40 K 30 Mar 2013 - 16:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
childhoodwish4.jpgjpg childhoodwish4.jpg manage 27 K 07 Oct 2013 - 16:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
childhoodwishes01.jpgjpg childhoodwishes01.jpg manage 660 K 30 Dec 2015 - 19:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
Topic revision: r17 - 18 Dec 2022, Harloiris
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