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■ (TB) 'Embrace'

2015/16, Blyth

'Embrace' (Barry Blyth, R. 2014) Seedling V172-2. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards white, faint blue-violet all over plicata dotting; style arms lavender-blue; falls white, ³⁄₈˝ edge of lavender-blue plicata dotting and stitching, heavier with brown tones at hafts; beards vivid tangerine-orange; slight sweet fragrance. Keppel seedling 06-139F: (seedling 02-80B: (seedling 98-204P, 'High Octane' pollen parent sibling x 'Dreaming Clown') x 'Adoree') X Keppel seedling 07-41E, 'Future Ruler' pollen parent. Tempo Two 2015-16

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Photo by Tempo Two Nursery-AustraliaPhoto by SuttonPhoto by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters FarmPhoto by Smokin Heights-AustraliaPhoto by Smokin Heights-AustraliaPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-GermanyPhoto by Jeanette Graham taken at Keith Keppel IrisesPhoto by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-AustraliaPhoto by Jeanette Graham taken at Sutton


From Tempo Two catalog, 2015: EMBRACE (Blyth 2015 Aust) ML 36”. A vivid and unique plicata. Standards are white with very faint overall dotting and stitching of blue violet. Falls are bright white with 3/8” edge of lavender blue stitching and dotting deepening at the hafts with brown tones. The flowers are set off with vivid tangerine beards. Good all round growth. Fertile. Coming mostly from Keppel plicata lines. (Keppel 06-139F: (02-80A: (98-204-P: Charleston x ((Rosarita x (('Rancho Rose x Roundup sib x April Melody))) x Gigolo) x Power Surge)) x ((00-45A: Storm Track x Drama Queen)))) x Dreaming Clown) x Adoree) X Keppel 07-41E: Reckless Abandon x (Starship Enterprise x (sib x Sharp Shooter)) x Jazz Band)). Sdlg No. V172-2. $60.00.


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
Embrace01.jpgjpg Embrace01.jpg manage 206 K 08 Nov 2015 - 14:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Tempo Two Nursery-Australia
Embrace9.jpgjpg Embrace9.jpg manage 226 K 24 Sep 2021 - 03:21 TerryLaurin Photo by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-Australia
embrace01.jpgjpg embrace01.jpg manage 189 K 06 Nov 2019 - 00:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
embrace1.jpgjpg embrace1.jpg manage 83 K 02 Jan 2019 - 03:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
embrace3.jpgjpg embrace3.jpg manage 143 K 15 Jan 2023 - 15:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
embrace30.jpgjpg embrace30.jpg manage 118 K 21 Jan 2023 - 15:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
embrace5.jpgjpg embrace5.jpg manage 186 K 20 Jul 2022 - 01:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
embrace6.jpgjpg embrace6.jpg manage 515 K 23 Dec 2019 - 17:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
embrace60.JPGJPG embrace60.JPG manage 303 K 10 Mar 2024 - 14:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
embrace7.JPGJPG embrace7.JPG manage 221 K 13 Apr 2024 - 13:11 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-Germany
embrace9.JPGJPG embrace9.JPG manage 151 K 17 May 2021 - 11:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham taken at Keith Keppel Irises
embrace91.JPGJPG embrace91.JPG manage 121 K 22 May 2021 - 01:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham taken at Sutton's Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r24 - 13 Apr 2024, TerryLaurin
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