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■(TB) 'Honey Pie'

2016/17, Blyth

'Honey Pie' (Barry Blyth, R. 2016). Seedling# W81-2. TB, 35" (89 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards opens as pink-tan blend, ages to creamy pink-tan blend; falls same, more lavender; beards gold. 'Diamond Broker' sibling. Tempo Two 2016/17.

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Photo by Tempo Two Nursery-AustraliaPhoto by Robert Piatek-PolandPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm


From Tempo Two catalog, 2016: HONEY PIE (Blyth 2016 Aust) EM 35”. On opening, this lovely Iris is a blend of pinkish tan with a few shades of lavender on the falls and golden hafts. After the first day the colour becomes more creamy and lightens in tone. Flowers are wide and ruffled to virtually lacy edges. Show stems and loads of bloom. Very fertile and a good parent. A sister to Diamond Broker and Bring Me Diamonds. T334-1: ((Ostentatious x (Burst x Epicenter)) x ((Burst x Epicenter) x Zestful Miss)) X (Heart of Dreams sib) X Magical). Sdlg No W81-2. $50.00.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
HoneyPie01.jpgjpg HoneyPie01.jpg manage 148 K 25 Oct 2016 - 15:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Tempo Two Nursery-Australia
honeypie01.jpgjpg honeypie01.jpg manage 152 K 24 Nov 2016 - 13:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
honeypie1.jpgjpg honeypie1.jpg manage 263 K 28 Nov 2019 - 04:09 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
honeypie10.JPGJPG honeypie10.JPG manage 158 K 30 Jan 2024 - 20:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
honeypie11.JPGJPG honeypie11.JPG manage 161 K 30 Jan 2024 - 20:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
honeypie6.jpgjpg honeypie6.jpg manage 609 K 27 Dec 2019 - 03:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
honeypie9.JPGJPG honeypie9.JPG manage 197 K 15 Mar 2021 - 16:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
Topic revision: r14 - 30 Jan 2024, TerryLaurin
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