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■(TB) 'Honeymoon Suite'

1991, Ghio

'Honeymoon Suite' (Joseph Ghio, R. 1990). Seedling# 86-98R2. TB, 36" (91 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards pastel pink; falls light orchid pink; beards tangerine. 'Newlywed' X ('Caption' x ('Dream Affair' x ('Artiste' x 'Tupelo Honey'))). Bay View 1991. Honorable Mention 1993.

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From Bay View Gardens catalog,1991:HONEYMOON SUITE, 36 inches, mid to late season. $35.00. Bringing the "romance" series to new heights, this confection is put together with loving care. Thedomed standards are a haunting heather pink with the semi-flaring falls a smooth orchid pink, the beard is a muted tangerine. The large blossoms are heavily substanced and fringed in bubble ruffling. Show branching, multi-budded and tremendous vigor. No. 86-98R2: Newlywed X(Caption x (Dream Affair x (Artiste x Tupelo Honey))).


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.

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HoneymoonSuite02.jpgjpg HoneymoonSuite02.jpg manage 66 K 27 Mar 2014 - 13:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
HoneymoonSuite03.jpgjpg HoneymoonSuite03.jpg manage 73 K 27 Mar 2014 - 13:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
HoneymoonSuite04.jpgjpg HoneymoonSuite04.jpg manage 73 K 27 Mar 2014 - 13:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
HoneymoonSuite2.jpgjpg HoneymoonSuite2.jpg manage 57 K 25 Nov 2010 - 19:21 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
Honeymoon_Suite_235.jpgjpg Honeymoon_Suite_235.jpg manage 36 K 07 Mar 2012 - 07:39 Honeymoon Suite
Honeymoon_Suite_fl.jpgjpg Honeymoon_Suite_fl.jpg manage 40 K 11 Mar 2011 - 17:30 IrisP  
honeymoon_suite_66.jpgjpg honeymoon_suite_66.jpg manage 72 K 05 Dec 2010 - 00:24 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
honeymoonsuite01.jpgjpg honeymoonsuite01.jpg manage 57 K 15 Nov 2014 - 16:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
honeymoonsuite02.jpgjpg honeymoonsuite02.jpg manage 77 K 24 Aug 2015 - 03:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Across Iris Lanes Garden
honeymoonsuite3.jpgjpg honeymoonsuite3.jpg manage 226 K 06 Feb 2020 - 16:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
honeymoonsuite4.jpgjpg honeymoonsuite4.jpg manage 202 K 21 Dec 2017 - 19:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
honeymoonsuite5.jpgjpg honeymoonsuite5.jpg manage 205 K 27 Nov 2017 - 20:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
honeymoonsuite6.jpgjpg honeymoonsuite6.jpg manage 30 K 03 Apr 2013 - 03:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
honeymoonsuite9.JPGJPG honeymoonsuite9.JPG manage 230 K 11 Nov 2020 - 03:24 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1993 Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r30 - 30 Jun 2022, TLaurin
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