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■(TB) 'Half Dollar'

2006, Black

'Half Dollar' (Paul Black, R. 2006). Seedling# J202B. TB, 41" (104 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards pastel smoky violet blending to pearl mauve, becoming paler mauve-white at edge, darker veins shot into center; style arms pastel mauve pink; Falls pinkish pearl, very faint darker pink band, peach mauve blush at haft, greenish texture veins; beards white tipped coral; ruffled; pronounced spicy fragrance. Seedling# G38C, 'Mountain View' sibling, X 'Fogbound'. Mid-America 2006.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2006: HALF DOLLAR - TB, 41" (104 cm), Midseason-Late. Half Dollar is the perfect show iris. Four branches and spur have 9-10 buds and easily open 3 flowers at once. Ruffled standards are soft, smokey violet at bases blending to pearl-mauve and outward to pearl margins. Darker veins overlay middle two-thirds of standards. Lightly ruffled falls are pinkish pearl with slightly darker bands and peach blushed hafts. Greenish texture veins spread out over falls. Sdlg. J202B: Mountain View sib X Fogbound. BONUS.


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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HalfDollar01.jpgjpg HalfDollar01.jpg manage 47 K 05 Oct 2014 - 19:18 UnknownUser Photo by Chapman Iris
Half_Dollar.jpgjpg Half_Dollar.jpg manage 63 K 30 Dec 2009 - 16:54 HeidiSoroken Photo of 'Half Dollar' by Heidi Soroken
Half_Dollar_01.JPGJPG Half_Dollar_01.JPG manage 218 K 01 May 2023 - 02:16 UnknownUser Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
Half_Dollar_02.JPGJPG Half_Dollar_02.JPG manage 168 K 01 May 2023 - 02:17 UnknownUser Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
Half_Dollar_03.JPGJPG Half_Dollar_03.JPG manage 167 K 01 May 2023 - 02:17 UnknownUser Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
Half_Dollar_06.jpgjpg Half_Dollar_06.jpg manage 55 K 21 Jan 2010 - 16:04 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
halfdollar01.JPGJPG halfdollar01.JPG manage 64 K 26 Sep 2015 - 02:28 UnknownUser Photo by Pat Canter
halfdollar02.JPGJPG halfdollar02.JPG manage 77 K 27 Sep 2015 - 02:52 UnknownUser Photo by Pat Canter
halfdollar03.JPGJPG halfdollar03.JPG manage 52 K 28 Sep 2015 - 03:11 UnknownUser Photo by Pat Canter
halfdollar04.JPGJPG halfdollar04.JPG manage 70 K 02 Oct 2015 - 20:11 UnknownUser Photo by Pat Canter
halfdollar05.JPGJPG halfdollar05.JPG manage 60 K 05 Oct 2015 - 20:13 UnknownUser Photo by Pat Canter
halfdollar1.jpegjpeg halfdollar1.jpeg manage 86 K 24 Dec 2015 - 19:36 UnknownUser Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
halfdollar2.jpgjpg halfdollar2.jpg manage 148 K 18 Mar 2017 - 15:42 UnknownUser Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
halfdollar4.jpgjpg halfdollar4.jpg manage 30 K 07 Oct 2013 - 16:15 UnknownUser Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
halfdollar9.JPGJPG halfdollar9.JPG manage 168 K 25 Feb 2021 - 02:53 UnknownUser Photo by Karen Lockyear-Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Topic revision: r27 - 03 May 2023, Harloiris
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