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■(TB) 'For Lovers Only'

2008, Black

'For Lovers Only' (Paul Black, R. 2008). Seedling# L27C. TB, 37" (94 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards medium pink; style arms medium peach-pink; falls palest pink-white blending to wide medium-light pink margins rimmed cream, diamond dusted, medium pink hafts, greenish pink texture veins; beards white tipped coral pink, white at end; ruffled, lightly laced; slight musky fragrance. 'Lotus Land' X seedling# J165C: ('Intimidator' x 'Fogbound'). Mid-America 2008. Honorable Mention 2010; Award of Merit 2012.

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Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.Photo by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at Mid-America Garden.Photo by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at Mid-America Garden.Photo by Betty JacobsPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America GardenPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America GardenPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America GardenPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America GardenPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America GardenFOR LOVERS ONLY (Black 2008)For Lovers Onlyphoto by Brinda Mandellaphoto by ElladanPhoto by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by C T Iris PatchPhoto by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-GermanyPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Pat CanterPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Across Iris Lanes GardenPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Judy Tapio-Jubilee GardensPhoto by Smokin Heights-AustraliaPhoto by Smokin Heights-AustraliaPhoto by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-AustraliaPhoto by Riversdale Irises-AustraliaPhoto by South Jersey IrisPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Superstition Iris GardensPhoto by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5Photo by Mt. Pleasant Iris FarmsPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Tara Perennial Farm, Tara, ON Canada z5aPhoto by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,CanadaPhoto by Tara Perennial Farm, Tara, ON Canada z5aPhoto by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5Photo by Debbie Carpenter of.Iris-Splendor-AustraliaPhoto by Don McQueen-taken at Tara Perennial Farm-Owen Sound-Ontario-CanadaPhoto by Don McQueen-taken at Tara Perennial Farm-Owen Sound-Ontario-CanadaPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Iris OasisFor Lovers Only - Photo by Kiki Shappell

References

From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2008: FOR LOVERS ONLY (Black 08) TB Early Midseason 37” (94cm) A vision of romance is brought together in one special creation - For Lovers Only. Strong performing pinks have been elusive. For Lovers Only beckons you to experience a new level of vigor and health in a crisply ruffled new pink. Heavily ruffled and lightly laced standards are clear, medium pink. Styles are peach pink. Wide, palest pink falls have medium pink diamond dusted hafts and wide blended pink margins. They are adorned with big, looping ruffles. White beards are overlaid cotton candy pink. Healthy, vigorous plants produce show stalks with 9-10 buds. Create a visual delight in your garden with For Lovers Only. Sdlg. L27C: Lotus Land X (Intimidator x Fogbound). $50.00.
 

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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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forloversonly07.jpgjpg forloversonly07.jpg manage 149 K 18 Mar 2017 - 14:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
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forloversonly09.jpgjpg forloversonly09.jpg manage 148 K 20 Jul 2022 - 22:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Riversdale Irises-Australia
forloversonly1.jpgjpg forloversonly1.jpg manage 182 K 30 May 2017 - 19:48 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
forloversonly10.jpgjpg forloversonly10.jpg manage 52 K 18 May 2013 - 19:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
forloversonly11.JPGJPG forloversonly11.JPG manage 615 K 06 Apr 2019 - 13:09 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
forloversonly14.jpgjpg forloversonly14.jpg manage 46 K 03 Mar 2014 - 17:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Mt. Pleasant Iris Farms
forloversonly15.jpgjpg forloversonly15.jpg manage 186 K 11 Jun 2019 - 22:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
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forloversonly4.JPGJPG forloversonly4.JPG manage 48 K 02 Jun 2013 - 15:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Tara Perennial Farm, Tara, ON Canada z5a
forloversonly4.jpgjpg forloversonly4.jpg manage 50 K 24 Jun 2013 - 01:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
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forloversonly6.JPGJPG forloversonly6.JPG manage 777 K 20 Apr 2018 - 19:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
forloversonly7.JPGJPG forloversonly7.JPG manage 645 K 12 Feb 2019 - 16:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at Tara Perennial Farm-Owen Sound-Ontario-Canada
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