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■(TB) 'Fiji Dancer'

1978, Zurbrigg

'Fiji Dancer' (Lloyd Zurbrigg, R. 1978). Seedling# H 68 SHOL. TB, height 36" (91 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards orange with red infusions; falls white, with border of copper-red plicata markings; orange beard. Seedling# 68-46A-5: 'Radiant Apogee' x 'Da Capo') X 'Halloween Party'. Avonbank 1978.

NOTE: 'Fiji Dancer' does rebloom as recorded in the 2012 Cumulative Checklist of Reblooming Iris, p. 74, col. 1. When it was introduced in 1978 Dr. Zurbrigg may not have grown it long enough to observe its remontancy.

See below:


From AIS Bulletin #229, Spring 1978 Introducing FIJI DANCER-A red-banded plicata! S. are pumpkin colored, while the white F. are bordered broadly in red. Even the plicata-haters like this one! Fertile pollen. Non-remontant. $25.00. Avonbank Iris Gardens.


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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