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■(TB) 'Crackling Caldera'

2003, Aitken

'Crackling Caldera' (J. Terry Aitken, R. 2003). Seedling# 96T16. TB, 33" (84 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards and style arms orange; falls intense light yellow, 1/4" orange rim; beards red. Seedling# 87T104: (seedling# 84T65: (('Sunshine Express' x 'Brown Lasso') x ('Peach Float' x 'Irene Nelson')) x seedling# 84T57: ('Winterbourne' x 'Blazing Light')) X 'Color Fusion'. Aitken 2003. Honorable Mention 2005; Award of Merit 2007; Wister Medal 2010.

See below:
Crackling Caldera clump photoPhoto by Exline Iris GardenGrowing in Texas, Zone 8a. Photo by Dan HoltPhoto by Tara Perennial Farm,Owen Sound,OntarioPhoto by Tatiyana AlimovaPhoto by Tatiyana AlimovaCrackling Caldera flphoto taken in my garden in May 2007 in France , zone 6BPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto By Steve SayersPhoto by Napa Country Iris GardenPhoto by Judy Tapio-Jubilee GardensPhoto By Steve SayersPhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-FrancePhoto by Igor Khorosh,UkrainePhoto by Across Iris Lanes GardenPhoto by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-FrancePhoto by Colin Campbell-Iris Hills FarmPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris SocietyPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by SchreinerPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor Garden-Australia.Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris FarmPhoto by Alain Chapelle-FrancePhoto by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-FrancePhoto by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris FarmPhoto by AitkenPhoto by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.Photo by Iris City GardensPhoto by Elizabeth RienietsPhoto by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-SwitzerlandPhoto by Superstition Iris GardensTaken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MOPicture by Snowpeak IrisPlease contact Brock Heilman for image use.Iris Crackling Cadera, zoom sur la barbe, photo Elise AMANNIris Crackling Caldera, photo Elise AMANN

References:

From AIS Bulletin #329 April 2003 Introducing CRACKLING CALDERA (Aitken '03) TB, 33" (84 em), ML. A red hot beard is surrounded by a halo of white heat cooling into fiery yellow, finally cooling to a 1/4" band of bright orange on beautifully ruffled rim. Standards rise like a fiery plume of orange lava. 8 buds on a 3 branched stem. Vigorous! #96TI6: (Involves Sunshine Express, Brown Lasso, Peach Float, Irene Nelson, Winterbourne, Blazing Light, Color Fusion). $45.00. Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden.
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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.

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-- BobPries - 2009-12-11
  • Grows well in Michigan, Northeast, zone 4.5. In a 1 gallon pot, the branching is tight, but flowers still very dashing and bright! -- AdamCordes - 2014-06-16
  • Parfum à peine perceptible (avis personnel) -- EliseAMANN - 13 May 2022
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
100_5517.jpgjpg 100_5517.jpg manage 28 K 16 May 2010 - 02:47 AdamCordes Crackling Caldera clump photo
CRACKLINGCALDERA05.jpgjpg CRACKLINGCALDERA05.jpg manage 48 K 19 Apr 2014 - 15:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
CRACKLINGCALDERA1.JPGJPG CRACKLINGCALDERA1.JPG manage 153 K 22 Nov 2018 - 22:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor Garden-Australia.
Cracklin_Caldera4_Medium_Web_view.jpgjpg Cracklin_Caldera4_Medium_Web_view.jpg manage 41 K 24 Oct 2010 - 16:58 Main.danholt Growing in Texas, Zone 8a. Photo by Dan Holt
CracklingCaldera01.jpgjpg CracklingCaldera01.jpg manage 40 K 29 Aug 2014 - 00:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
CracklingCaldera02.jpgjpg CracklingCaldera02.jpg manage 45 K 10 Oct 2014 - 03:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Garden
CracklingCaldera03.JPGJPG CracklingCaldera03.JPG manage 167 K 25 Aug 2016 - 01:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
CracklingCaldera04.jpgjpg CracklingCaldera04.jpg manage 92 K 02 Jun 2017 - 03:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
CracklingCaldera05.jpgjpg CracklingCaldera05.jpg manage 117 K 02 Jun 2017 - 03:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
CracklingCaldera07.JPGJPG CracklingCaldera07.JPG manage 65 K 22 Mar 2014 - 20:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
CracklingCaldera08.JPGJPG CracklingCaldera08.JPG manage 60 K 22 Mar 2014 - 20:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
CracklingCaldera09.JPGJPG CracklingCaldera09.JPG manage 63 K 22 Mar 2014 - 20:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
CracklingCaldera12.jpgjpg CracklingCaldera12.jpg manage 42 K 15 Dec 2013 - 16:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
CracklingCaldera4.JPGJPG CracklingCaldera4.JPG manage 107 K 22 Dec 2016 - 16:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Elizabeth Rieniets
CracklingCaldera_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg CracklingCaldera_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 61 K 30 Oct 2010 - 05:06 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
Crackling_Caldera1_EI.JPGJPG Crackling_Caldera1_EI.JPG manage 89 K 10 Jun 2015 - 08:16 Main.ruiris Photo by Tatiyana Alimova
Crackling_Caldera_EI.JPGJPG Crackling_Caldera_EI.JPG manage 60 K 10 Jun 2015 - 08:16 Main.ruiris Photo by Tatiyana Alimova
Crackling_Caldera_fl.jpgjpg Crackling_Caldera_fl.jpg manage 42 K 07 Mar 2011 - 19:06 IrisP  
IMG_2113-X2_crackling_caldera.jpgjpg IMG_2113-X2_crackling_caldera.jpg manage 205 K 17 Feb 2016 - 04:10 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
Iris Crackling caldera zoom.JPGJPG Iris Crackling caldera zoom.JPG manage 221 K 13 May 2022 - 07:18 EliseAMANN Iris Crackling Cadera, zoom sur la barbe, photo Elise AMANN
cracklin02.jpgjpg cracklin02.jpg manage 82 K 06 Jun 2015 - 03:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
crackling01.jpgjpg crackling01.jpg manage 85 K 11 Mar 2015 - 18:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Tara Perennial Farm,Owen Sound,Ontario
crackling_caldera_r1.jpgjpg crackling_caldera_r1.jpg manage 49 K 14 Dec 2009 - 17:36 Main.ulysse07 photo taken in my garden in May 2007 in France , zone 6B
cracklingcaldera01.jpgjpg cracklingcaldera01.jpg manage 50 K 21 Nov 2014 - 20:47 TerryLaurin Photo By Steve Sayers
cracklingcaldera02.jpgjpg cracklingcaldera02.jpg manage 147 K 18 Mar 2017 - 02:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
cracklingcaldera03.jpgjpg cracklingcaldera03.jpg manage 59 K 09 Dec 2014 - 13:57 TerryLaurin Photo By Steve Sayers
cracklingcaldera04.JPGJPG cracklingcaldera04.JPG manage 36 K 24 Dec 2014 - 16:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
cracklingcaldera05.jpgjpg cracklingcaldera05.jpg manage 99 K 23 Aug 2015 - 15:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Across Iris Lanes Garden
cracklingcaldera06.pngpng cracklingcaldera06.png manage 171 K 18 Jan 2016 - 19:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Colin Campbell-Iris Hills Farm
cracklingcaldera07.jpgjpg cracklingcaldera07.jpg manage 38 K 16 Nov 2015 - 03:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
cracklingcaldera08.jpgjpg cracklingcaldera08.jpg manage 116 K 23 Apr 2017 - 02:09 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
cracklingcaldera09.jpgjpg cracklingcaldera09.jpg manage 52 K 11 Jul 2013 - 01:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
cracklingcaldera10.jpgjpg cracklingcaldera10.jpg manage 49 K 23 Aug 2013 - 18:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
cracklingcaldera11.jpgjpg cracklingcaldera11.jpg manage 71 K 06 Nov 2013 - 21:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
cracklingcaldera13.jpgjpg cracklingcaldera13.jpg manage 36 K 03 Mar 2014 - 16:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
cracklingcaldera2.jpgjpg cracklingcaldera2.jpg manage 85 K 20 Mar 2016 - 14:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
cracklingcaldera3.jpgjpg cracklingcaldera3.jpg manage 181 K 10 Mar 2017 - 03:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.
cracklingcaldera4.jpgjpg cracklingcaldera4.jpg manage 50 K 25 Jan 2016 - 21:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris City Gardens
cracklingcaldera5.jpgjpg cracklingcaldera5.jpg manage 679 K 10 Aug 2017 - 02:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-Switzerland
cracklingcaldera8.jpgjpg cracklingcaldera8.jpg manage 56 K 20 May 2013 - 02:19 TerryLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
cracklingcalderaSPI.jpgjpg cracklingcalderaSPI.jpg manage 64 K 16 Mar 2010 - 15:22 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
iris Crackling caldera.JPGJPG iris Crackling caldera.JPG manage 448 K 13 May 2022 - 07:17 EliseAMANN Iris Crackling Caldera, photo Elise AMANN
Topic revision: r63 - 02 Jun 2022, TerryLaurin
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