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■(TB) 'King Tush'

1997, Kasperek

'King Tush' (Brad Kasperek, R. 1997). Seedling# 92B-57W. TB, 38" (97 cm). Late bloom. Standards azalea pink (RHS 39D), splashed indian lake (58A) and spinel red (54C/D); style arms azalea pink; falls azalea pink with pinkish white stripes, infrequent splashes of indian lake and spinel red; beards bright medium orange; ruffled; slight fragrance. 'Tiger Honey' X 'Raspberry Fudge'. Zebra 1997. Honorable Mention 1999.

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References:

From AIS Bulletin #305 April 1997 Introducing KING TUSH (Kasperek '97) TB ML 38" Season ending breaker! Closed Victorian pink standards, gracefully ruffle with occasional light purple splashes. Matching style arms. Flaring "bruised pink" falls with light pink streaks, accented by a large, bright tangerine beard. 7 buds. Tiger Honey X Raspberry Fudge (92B-57W). $40.00. Zebra Gardens.
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-01-22
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMG_5486-2-X2_king_tush.jpgjpg IMG_5486-2-X2_king_tush.jpg manage 162 K 19 Feb 2016 - 20:59 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
KINGTUSH01.jpgjpg KINGTUSH01.jpg manage 164 K 07 Dec 2015 - 03:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
KINGTUSH02.jpgjpg KINGTUSH02.jpg manage 139 K 29 Aug 2018 - 21:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
King-Tush9.jpgjpg King-Tush9.jpg manage 51 K 31 Oct 2021 - 02:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
KingTush04.jpgjpg KingTush04.jpg manage 64 K 28 Mar 2014 - 13:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
KingTush09.JPGJPG KingTush09.JPG manage 141 K 21 Aug 2021 - 02:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
KingTush4.JPGJPG KingTush4.JPG manage 137 K 13 Sep 2023 - 23:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
KingTushEI.jpgjpg KingTushEI.jpg manage 45 K 14 Dec 2012 - 16:02 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
KingTushSC.jpgjpg KingTushSC.jpg manage 49 K 25 Oct 2011 - 21:17 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Stoney Creek Iris
KingTushTIF.jpgjpg KingTushTIF.jpg manage 20 K 05 Dec 2011 - 15:43 Main.Betsy881 Photo by The Iris Fan
king01.jpgjpg king01.jpg manage 51 K 21 Feb 2015 - 01:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
king02.jpgjpg king02.jpg manage 84 K 13 Jun 2015 - 20:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
king_tush_iriswarehouse.JPGJPG king_tush_iriswarehouse.JPG manage 48 K 22 Apr 2013 - 12:58 Main.Iriswarehouse Photo: Iriswarehouse
kingtush01.jpgjpg kingtush01.jpg manage 78 K 02 Sep 2014 - 19:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
kingtush02.jpgjpg kingtush02.jpg manage 148 K 11 Mar 2017 - 13:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.
kingtush03.jpgjpg kingtush03.jpg manage 151 K 05 Jun 2020 - 21:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
kingtush04.jpgjpg kingtush04.jpg manage 127 K 08 Jul 2020 - 01:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
kingtush05.jpgjpg kingtush05.jpg manage 145 K 10 Jul 2020 - 01:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
kingtush06.JPGJPG kingtush06.JPG manage 71 K 14 May 2014 - 20:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
kingtush07.jpegjpeg kingtush07.jpeg manage 86 K 22 Sep 2018 - 03:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Svetlana Yakovchuk-Ukraine.
kingtush08.jpgjpg kingtush08.jpg manage 147 K 24 Jan 2023 - 02:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
kingtush08SPI.jpgjpg kingtush08SPI.jpg manage 74 K 24 Mar 2010 - 00:45 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
kingtush09.JPGJPG kingtush09.JPG manage 394 K 23 Jan 2020 - 03:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elizabeth Rieniets
kingtush1.JPGJPG kingtush1.JPG manage 332 K 25 Aug 2017 - 02:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt taken at the Royal Botanical Gardens-Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
kingtush10.jpgjpg kingtush10.jpg manage 64 K 06 Sep 2013 - 15:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Echo Iris Garden
kingtush11.jpgjpg kingtush11.jpg manage 74 K 11 Nov 2013 - 02:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
kingtush2.JPGJPG kingtush2.JPG manage 322 K 25 Aug 2017 - 02:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt taken at the Royal Botanical Gardens-Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
kingtush3.jpgjpg kingtush3.jpg manage 219 K 05 Jan 2018 - 01:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
kingtush33.JPGJPG kingtush33.JPG manage 182 K 05 Dec 2020 - 16:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
kingtush4.jpgjpg kingtush4.jpg manage 160 K 28 Nov 2017 - 22:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
kingtush5.jpgjpg kingtush5.jpg manage 73 K 22 Jan 2010 - 22:48 Main.htb ©2006 Laurie Frazer
kingtush6.jpgjpg kingtush6.jpg manage 60 K 04 Apr 2013 - 22:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
kingtush7.jpgjpg kingtush7.jpg manage 202 K 07 Feb 2020 - 16:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
kingtush8.jpgjpg kingtush8.jpg manage 85 K 13 Jul 2013 - 13:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
kingtush9.jpgjpg kingtush9.jpg manage 31 K 15 Aug 2013 - 02:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hildenbrandt's Iris Garden
Topic revision: r47 - 13 Sep 2023, TLaurin
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