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■(TB) 'Colortrak'

1982, Innerst

'Colortrak' (Sterling Innerst, R. 1981). Seedling# 1078-5. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards antique grey gold; falls cream white, trimmed medium blue; blue bronze beard. 'Colortart' X 'Caramba'. Innerst 1982. Honorable Mention 1984. Novelty.

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From AIS Bulletin #245 April 1982 Introducing COLORTRAK TB, 36", Midseason, HC 1981. Sdlg. 1078-5: (424-1: Frivolity x Porta Villa) X Caramba. Standards are antique gold with prominent gold highlights, domed and ruffled. Wide, round and ruffled falls are cream-white, edged, dotted and stippled bright medium blue and are semi-flaring. Beards are bronzed gold. Fertile both ways. Excellent branching with 9 buds. $25.00. Sterling Innerst.


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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-- Main.RPries - 2010-07-15
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
ColortrakBHI.jpgjpg ColortrakBHI.jpg manage 97 K 17 Nov 2011 - 20:31 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
TB COLORTRAK 1981-1.jpgjpg TB COLORTRAK 1981-1.jpg manage 39 K 26 Aug 2022 - 05:46 Main.firecentaurr Colortrak1
TB COLORTRAK 1981-11.jpgjpg TB COLORTRAK 1981-11.jpg manage 44 K 26 Aug 2022 - 05:46 Main.firecentaurr Colortrak side
TB COLORTRAK 1981-13.jpgjpg TB COLORTRAK 1981-13.jpg manage 36 K 26 Aug 2022 - 05:47 Main.firecentaurr Colortrak interior
colortrak02.JPGJPG colortrak02.JPG manage 78 K 26 Jun 2014 - 20:09 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
Topic revision: r14 - 24 Jan 2023, dougchyz
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