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■(TB) 'Chocolatte'

2011, Painter

'Chocolatte' (Lesley Painter, R. 2010). Seedling# L05-134B. TB, 34" (86 cm). Early to late bloom. Standards wide band of chocolate brown tinted red over cream-touched-yellow ground, brown center stripe on midrib; style arms bronzy chocolate-brown; falls 1/2" chocolate brown plicata edge over cream with hints of yellow ground, brown center stripe; beards antique gold; sweet fragrance. Napa Country 2011. Drama Queen' X unknown. Napa Country 2011. Honorable Mention 2013; Award of Merit 2017.

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Photo by Mid-America GardenPhoto by Ken WalkerPhoto by Will Plotner-Wildwood GardensPhoto by Burgard Iris FarmPhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.Photo by Evelyn SmallPhoto by Beaumont Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Superstition Iris GardensPhoto by Napa Country Iris GardensPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by K. Brewitt at AIS National Convention 2012Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by Evelyn SmallPhoto by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by Perry DyerChocolatte - Palmdale, California 2015Taken at 2012 AIS National ConventionPhoto by Will Plotner-Wildwood Gardens


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
CHOCOLATTE_(L._Painter_2011)01.JPGJPG CHOCOLATTE_(L._Painter_2011)01.JPG manage 1 MB 23 Aug 2016 - 16:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Perry Dyer
Chocolatt_KWW.JPGJPG Chocolatt_KWW.JPG manage 73 K 09 May 2015 - 13:31 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker
Chocolatte5.jpgjpg Chocolatte5.jpg manage 52 K 16 Jul 2013 - 22:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
ChocolatteWP.jpgjpg ChocolatteWP.jpg manage 66 K 13 Jul 2013 - 20:32 BetsyHiggins Photo by Will Plotner-Wildwood Gardens
Chocolatte_20151.jpgjpg Chocolatte_20151.jpg manage 521 K 19 Apr 2015 - 05:18 Main.Rebelsher Chocolatte - Palmdale, California 2015
choclatte8.jpgjpg choclatte8.jpg manage 101 K 28 Feb 2014 - 14:11 TerryLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
chocolatte01.JPGJPG chocolatte01.JPG manage 49 K 23 Dec 2014 - 21:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Will Plotner-Wildwood Gardens
chocolatte03.jpgjpg chocolatte03.jpg manage 100 K 08 May 2015 - 19:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Burgard Iris Farm
chocolatte04.jpgjpg chocolatte04.jpg manage 191 K 19 Apr 2017 - 19:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
chocolatte05.jpgjpg chocolatte05.jpg manage 60 K 22 Dec 2015 - 16:59 TerryLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
chocolatte09.JPGJPG chocolatte09.JPG manage 172 K 10 May 2022 - 19:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Evelyn Small
chocolatte2.jpgjpg chocolatte2.jpg manage 26 K 03 May 2013 - 01:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Beaumont Ridge Iris Gardens
chocolatte3.jpgjpg chocolatte3.jpg manage 68 K 20 May 2013 - 03:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
chocolatte5.jpgjpg chocolatte5.jpg manage 218 K 01 Jun 2022 - 01:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
chocolatte7.JPGJPG chocolatte7.JPG manage 89 K 28 Dec 2013 - 13:51 TerryLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt at AIS National Convention 2012
chocolatte9.JPGJPG chocolatte9.JPG manage 245 K 30 Apr 2021 - 11:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Evelyn Small
chocolatte9.jpgjpg chocolatte9.jpg manage 107 K 17 Feb 2021 - 22:24 TerryLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
chocolatte91.jpgjpg chocolatte91.jpg manage 106 K 17 Feb 2021 - 22:24 TerryLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
chocolatteabg.JPGJPG chocolatteabg.JPG manage 43 K 03 Mar 2013 - 01:32 TerryLaurin Taken at 2012 AIS National Convention
Topic revision: r28 - 21 Aug 2022, DougChyz
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