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■(TB) 'Kiss Of Passion'

2009, Black

'Kiss Of Passion' (Paul Black, R. 2009). Seedling# M263B. TB, 38" (97 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards white blushed yellow at base; style arms white; falls white, light gold-yellow blush over haft, very pale violet blush over center when first open; beards fat, bright red-orange, very short orange hook at end. Seedling# J198B: (seedling# G36A: ('Blush Of Color' x 'Taunt') x 'Tropical Magic') X seedling# J198C. Mid-America 2009.

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photo by Adam Cordes - June, 2011photo by Adam Cordes - June, 2011by Mid-America Garden Oregon USAby Mid-America Garden Oregon USAPhoto by C T Iris PatchPhoto by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany


From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2009: KISS OF PASSION (Black 09) TB Midseason-Late 38” (97cm). Expansive white blooms open with a slight violet haze over the falls that quickly fades to white. Light yellow hafts flank bold red orange beards. Strong show stalks have 3 widely spaced branches carrying 8-10 buds. Sdlg.!M263B: ((Blush of Color x Taunt) x Tropical Magic) X sib. $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
KISSOFPASSION01.jpgjpg KISSOFPASSION01.jpg manage 103 K 29 Aug 2018 - 21:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
Kiss_Of_Passion.jpgjpg Kiss_Of_Passion.jpg manage 59 K 22 Mar 2013 - 20:31 AdamCordes photo by Adam Cordes - June, 2011
Kiss_of_Passion_2.jpgjpg Kiss_of_Passion_2.jpg manage 59 K 22 Mar 2013 - 20:32 AdamCordes photo by Adam Cordes - June, 2011
Kiss_of_Passion_TB_Black_09__Blush_of_colorTauntTropical_Magic.jpgjpg Kiss_of_Passion_TB_Black_09__Blush_of_colorTauntTropical_Magic.jpg manage 64 K 21 Jan 2010 - 16:19 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
Kiss_of_Passion_stalk_TB_Black_09.JPGJPG Kiss_of_Passion_stalk_TB_Black_09.JPG manage 73 K 21 Jan 2010 - 16:18 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
KissofPassion01.JPGJPG KissofPassion01.JPG manage 51 K 03 Oct 2014 - 02:23 TerryLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
Topic revision: r20 - 02 Apr 2021, Harloiris
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