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■(TB) 'Costa Rica'

1995, Ghio by Maryott's Gardens

'Costa Rica' (Joseph Ghio by Maryott's Gardens, R. 1994). Seedling# 86-3H. TB, 37" (94 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards very pale lavender (RHS 56C); falls deep red violet (71A); beards tangerine, prominent. 'Tomorrow's Child' X seedling# 83-73K: ('Success Story' x ('Fancy Tales' x 'Alpine Castle')). Maryott 1995.

See below:
5910.jpg59 12.jpgCosta-RicaNN.jpgcosta01.jpgCosta Rica 59 11.jpgcosta rica 66.jpgcostar.jpgCostaRica01.jpgcostarica01.jpgcostarica02.jpgcostarica03.jpgCostaRica04.JPGCostaRica05.JPGcostarica10.jpgcostarica11.jpgcostarica2.jpgCostaRica by JanLauritzen.jpgCostaRica by JanLauritzen 2.jpg


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 - 2010-11-12
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
5910.jpgjpg 5910.jpg manage 36 K 06 Mar 2012 - 10:38 Costa Rica
59_12.jpgjpg 59_12.jpg manage 43 K 10 Oct 2012 - 06:21 Costa Rica
Costa-RicaNN.jpgjpg Costa-RicaNN.jpg manage 36 K 06 Nov 2011 - 18:29 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
CostaRica01.jpgjpg CostaRica01.jpg manage 38 K 02 Oct 2014 - 01:47 UnknownUser Photo by C&T Iris Patch
CostaRica04.JPGJPG CostaRica04.JPG manage 86 K 22 Mar 2014 - 20:57 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
CostaRica05.JPGJPG CostaRica05.JPG manage 68 K 22 Mar 2014 - 20:58 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
CostaRica_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg CostaRica_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 67 K 26 Feb 2011 - 20:14 Main.janlauritzen Taken in my garden in Southern California
CostaRica_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg CostaRica_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 69 K 26 Feb 2011 - 20:15 Main.janlauritzen Taken in my garden in Southern California
Costa_Rica_59_11.jpgjpg Costa_Rica_59_11.jpg manage 47 K 29 Mar 2012 - 03:11 Costa Rica
costa01.jpgjpg costa01.jpg manage 77 K 06 Jun 2015 - 03:05 UnknownUser Photo by Exline Iris Garden
costa_rica_66.jpgjpg costa_rica_66.jpg manage 70 K 28 Nov 2010 - 17:29 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
costar.jpgjpg costar.jpg manage 30 K 09 Jul 2011 - 08:07 Main.tasmania7  
costarica01.jpgjpg costarica01.jpg manage 66 K 13 Nov 2014 - 23:18 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
costarica02.jpgjpg costarica02.jpg manage 35 K 21 Dec 2014 - 03:22 UnknownUser Photo by Exline Iris Garden
costarica03.jpgjpg costarica03.jpg manage 32 K 24 Dec 2014 - 15:43 UnknownUser Photo by Elladan McLeester
costarica10.jpgjpg costarica10.jpg manage 62 K 23 Aug 2013 - 18:36 UnknownUser Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
costarica11.jpgjpg costarica11.jpg manage 36 K 09 Dec 2013 - 21:21 UnknownUser Photo by Plantas Distintas-Spain
costarica2.jpgjpg costarica2.jpg manage 43 K 19 Feb 2013 - 15:01 UnknownUser Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
Topic revision: r29 - 03 Jul 2021, BrewItt
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