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■(TB) 'Gentlewoman'

2008, Smith

'Gentlewoman' (Marky Smith, R. 2006). Seedling# 00-24A. TB, 37" (94 cm). Early to late bloom. Standards clear orange sherbet pastel (RHS 29C), peach tint toward centers; style arms sides and crests yellow orange (23D), cream midrib; falls pastel orange sherbet, edges slightly more intense color; center paling to cream peach (29D) below beard; beards cream tipped peach at end, red-orange in middle, orange toned red in throat; crimped ruffles; pronounced spicy fragrance. 'Flights Of Fancy' X Keppel seedling# 92-24D: ('Fancy Woman' x 'Answered Prayers'). Aitken 2008. Honorable Mention 2011.

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Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-FrancePhoto by Across Iris Lanes GardenPhoto by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters FarmPhoto by Judy Tapio-Jubilee GardensPhoto by AitkenPhoto scanned from the 2008 AitkenPhoto by Front Range IrisPhoto by Superstition Iris GardensPhoto by Alain Chapelle-Jardin dPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Smokin Heights-Australia


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 - 2011-03-07

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gentlewoman01.jpgjpg gentlewoman01.jpg manage 46 K 27 Dec 2014 - 16:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
gentlewoman02.jpgjpg gentlewoman02.jpg manage 57 K 24 Aug 2015 - 02:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Across Iris Lanes Garden
gentlewoman03.JPGJPG gentlewoman03.JPG manage 78 K 10 Apr 2016 - 21:59 TerryLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
gentlewoman04.jpgjpg gentlewoman04.jpg manage 164 K 18 Mar 2017 - 15:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
gentlewoman1.jpgjpg gentlewoman1.jpg manage 21 K 11 Mar 2013 - 20:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Iris Garden
gentlewoman11.JPGJPG gentlewoman11.JPG manage 259 K 10 Jan 2021 - 03:47 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 2008 Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden catalogue by Terry Laurin
gentlewoman2.jpgjpg gentlewoman2.jpg manage 29 K 26 Mar 2013 - 13:48 TerryLaurin Photo by Front Range Iris
gentlewoman3.jpgjpg gentlewoman3.jpg manage 43 K 18 May 2013 - 16:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
gentlewoman4.jpgjpg gentlewoman4.jpg manage 73 K 09 Nov 2013 - 15:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
gentlewoman5.jpgjpg gentlewoman5.jpg manage 122 K 27 Feb 2023 - 03:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
gentlewoman50.jpgjpg gentlewoman50.jpg manage 106 K 27 Feb 2023 - 03:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
gentlewoman51.jpgjpg gentlewoman51.jpg manage 125 K 27 Feb 2023 - 03:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
gentlewoman9.jpgjpg gentlewoman9.jpg manage 99 K 29 Jan 2023 - 15:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
Topic revision: r25 - 24 Mar 2023, TerryLaurin
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