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■(TB) 'Kent Pride'

1959, Hutchison

'Kent Pride' (P. Hutchison, R. 1958). Seedling# D-19-1. TB, 30" (76 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class-R3, Standards chestnut-red; falls same on yellow ground, white blaze around yellow and brown beard. ('Dora Morris' x 'Benton Susan') x 'Dancing Sunlight'. Orpington 1959.

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kent pride flPhoto by Kelways-United KingdomPhoto by Iris of Sissinghurst-United KingdomPhoto by Iris of Sissinghurst-United KingdomPhoto by Iris of Sissinghurst-United KingdomPhoto by Seagate Irises-United KingdomPhoto by Seagate Nurseries-United Kingdom


Awaiting original catalog description


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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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
KentPrideIOS.jpgjpg KentPrideIOS.jpg manage 36 K 10 Dec 2011 - 23:34 BetsyHiggins Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom
KentPrideSG.jpgjpg KentPrideSG.jpg manage 39 K 13 Dec 2011 - 17:31 BetsyHiggins Photo by Seagate Irises-United Kingdom
KentPrideSG1.jpgjpg KentPrideSG1.jpg manage 205 K 27 Apr 2021 - 22:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Seagate Nurseries-United Kingdom
kent_pride_fl.jpgjpg kent_pride_fl.jpg manage 70 K 13 Aug 2012 - 14:57 IrisP  
kentpride01.jpgjpg kentpride01.jpg manage 96 K 29 Feb 2016 - 14:42 TerryLaurin Photo by Kelways-United Kingdom
kentpride4.jpgjpg kentpride4.jpg manage 62 K 24 Jan 2014 - 00:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom
kentpride40.jpgjpg kentpride40.jpg manage 69 K 23 Jul 2022 - 02:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom
Topic revision: r13 - 23 Jul 2022, TerryLaurin
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