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■(TB) 'Heartbreak Hotel'

1998, Sutton

'Heartbreak Hotel' (George Sutton, R. 1997). Seedling# G-19-ARSA. TB, 37" (94 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards and style arms salmon (RHS 27A); falls imperial purple (78A); beards nasturtium red (32B), 1" salmon and violet purple horn; ruffled, laced; slight sweet fragrance. 'Sweet Musette' X 'Twice Thrilling'. Sutton 1998. Honorable Mention 2002. Novelty

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Photo by Mike GreenfieldHeartbreak HotelPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis GardenPhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by South Jersey IrisColleen Modra PhotoPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Pleasants Valley Iris FarmPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Viacheslav Rudniew UkrPhoto by Alain Chapelle-Jardin dTaken at the AIS 2004 Convention in Fresno, CA


From AIS Bulletin #309 April 1998 Introducing HEARTBREAK HOTEL (Sutton '98) TB SA 37" M-L. Standards and style arms are salmon. Falls are imperial purple; nasturtium red beards end in salmon and violet purple fuzzy horns. Heavily ruffled and laced. An exquisite addition to any space age collection. $35.00. Sutton's Green Thumber.


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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HEartbreakHotelBJ.jpgjpg HEartbreakHotelBJ.jpg manage 54 K 13 Feb 2012 - 16:27 BetsyHiggins Photo by Blue J Iris
HeartbreakHotel04.JPGJPG HeartbreakHotel04.JPG manage 134 K 06 Dec 2016 - 22:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
HeartbreakHotel10.jpgjpg HeartbreakHotel10.jpg manage 56 K 28 Nov 2013 - 22:43 TerryLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
HeartbreakHotel271004.jpgjpg HeartbreakHotel271004.jpg manage 18 K 13 Nov 2010 - 20:09 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
HeartbreakHotelVR.jpgjpg HeartbreakHotelVR.jpg manage 57 K 30 Apr 2013 - 13:11 BetsyHiggins Photo by Viacheslav Rudniew Ukr
Heartbreak_Hotel.jpgjpg Heartbreak_Hotel.jpg manage 42 K 02 Jan 2010 - 17:52 MichaelGreenfield Photo by Mike Greenfield
Heartbreak_Hotel_303.jpgjpg Heartbreak_Hotel_303.jpg manage 37 K 08 Mar 2012 - 06:19 Heartbreak Hotel
TbHeartbreakHotel_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg TbHeartbreakHotel_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 69 K 11 Mar 2010 - 22:19 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2004 Convention in Fresno, CA
heartbreakhotel01.jpgjpg heartbreakhotel01.jpg manage 71 K 15 Nov 2014 - 15:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
heartbreakhotel02.jpgjpg heartbreakhotel02.jpg manage 76 K 17 Jul 2019 - 02:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
heartbreakhotel6.jpgjpg heartbreakhotel6.jpg manage 45 K 02 Apr 2013 - 21:42 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
heartbreakhotel8.jpgjpg heartbreakhotel8.jpg manage 57 K 24 Aug 2013 - 02:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
hearybreakhotel9.jpgjpg hearybreakhotel9.jpg manage 66 K 10 Nov 2013 - 12:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r27 - 05 Nov 2023, AlainFranco
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