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â– (TB) 'Italian Ice'

2001, Cadd

'Italian Ice' (Anna and David Cadd, R. 2000). Seedling# 1-93-1. TB, 41" (104 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards and style arms pale yellow; falls cream yellow, shoulders deep lemon yellow; beards yellow; ruffled; pronounced sweet fragrance. 'America's Cup' X 'Branching Out'. Cadd, Harmony 2001. Honorable Mention 2003; Award of Merit 2005; Wister Medal 2009. 3rd Prize Franciris® 2007. 2nd Prize Moscow International TB Iris Competition 2008, Nelson Award 2012.

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From AIS Bulletin #321 April 2001 Introducing ITALIAN ICE: (Cadd 2001). TB. 41" (1104 cm.). ML. Standards and style arms pale yellow; Falls cream yellow, deeper on shoulders; yellow beard. Ruffled and very elegant. Pronounced sweet fragrance. America's Cup x Branching Out. Sdlg: 1-93-1. $35.00. Cadd's Beehive Iris Garden. Co-introduced with Harmony Iris Gardens.
From AIS Bulletin #321 April 2001 Introducing ITALIAN ICE. $35.00.(Cadd 2001). TB, ML, 41". Pale yellow domed standards and stylearms. Creamy yellow semiflaring Falls with deep lemon yellow shoulders. Deep lemon yellow beards gives a glowing heart to this delightfully ruffled confection. With very heavy substance and very vigorous growth it produces almost an instant clump in the garden. Pronounced sweet fragrance and show bench quality branching; 8-10 buds. #1-93-1. (America's Cup X Branching Out). Harmony Iris Gardens.


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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BHP_7806-X2_italian_ice.jpgjpg BHP_7806-X2_italian_ice.jpg manage 103 K 21 Feb 2016 - 02:24 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
ITALIANICE1.JPGJPG ITALIANICE1.JPG manage 113 K 23 Nov 2018 - 13:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor Garden-Australia.
Italian-IceNN.jpgjpg Italian-IceNN.jpg manage 31 K 08 Nov 2011 - 00:59 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
ItalianIce-Cadd.jpgjpg ItalianIce-Cadd.jpg manage 65 K 29 Nov 2010 - 09:34 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
ItalianIce04.JPGJPG ItalianIce04.JPG manage 139 K 06 Dec 2016 - 23:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
ItalianIce9.jpgjpg ItalianIce9.jpg manage 211 K 25 Sep 2021 - 20:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-Australia
ItalianIcePJO.JPGJPG ItalianIcePJO.JPG manage 27 K 11 Aug 2012 - 21:45 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Patrick Orr
ItalianIce_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg ItalianIce_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 68 K 04 Jul 2010 - 06:01 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2010 Convention in Madison, WI
ItalianIce_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg ItalianIce_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 68 K 02 Dec 2010 - 09:03 Main.janlauritzen taken at the 2005 Region 15 Trek in Tucson
ItalianIce_by_JanLauritzen_3.jpgjpg ItalianIce_by_JanLauritzen_3.jpg manage 69 K 02 Dec 2010 - 09:03 Main.janlauritzen taken at the 2005 Region 15 Trek in Tucson
Italian_Ice_fl.jpgjpg Italian_Ice_fl.jpg manage 39 K 14 Mar 2011 - 21:12 IrisP  
cadd_italianice.jpgjpg cadd_italianice.jpg manage 56 K 12 Jan 2010 - 12:48 Main.avmoran  
italian01.jpgjpg italian01.jpg manage 58 K 19 Feb 2015 - 19:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
italian03.jpgjpg italian03.jpg manage 367 K 28 Nov 2019 - 16:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
italianice01.jpgjpg italianice01.jpg manage 31 K 11 Aug 2014 - 18:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Malevil Iris Gardens
italianice02.jpgjpg italianice02.jpg manage 127 K 18 Mar 2017 - 20:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
italianice03.jpgjpg italianice03.jpg manage 53 K 16 Nov 2017 - 23:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
italianice09.jpgjpg italianice09.jpg manage 118 K 30 Apr 2020 - 01:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michaela Lango
italianice090.JPGJPG italianice090.JPG manage 184 K 12 May 2022 - 01:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michaela Lango
italianice091.jpgjpg italianice091.jpg manage 149 K 24 Oct 2022 - 18:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michaela Lango
italianice092.jpgjpg italianice092.jpg manage 135 K 24 Oct 2022 - 18:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michaela Lango
italianice1.jpgjpg italianice1.jpg manage 99 K 23 Apr 2017 - 01:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
italianice10.jpgjpg italianice10.jpg manage 52 K 17 May 2013 - 17:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
italianice2.jpgjpg italianice2.jpg manage 57 K 20 Feb 2013 - 23:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
italianice3.jpgjpg italianice3.jpg manage 286 K 28 Nov 2017 - 13:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
italianice4.JPGJPG italianice4.JPG manage 241 K 05 Dec 2020 - 02:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r47 - 28 May 2023, dougchyz
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