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■(TB) 'Nita Bonita'

2003, Nearpass

'Nita Bonita' (D. C. Nearpass, deceased, by Chesapeake & Potomac Iris Society, R. 2003). Seedling# 91-115. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards and style arms peach orange; falls peach ground grading to yellow, then white at beard, rosy plum plicata edge; beards tangerine, base white; ruffled, laced. Seedling# 81-12: ('Pink Picotee' sibling x 'Rancho Rose') X 'Whirl Around'. Winterberry 2003.

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Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.NITA BONITA (Nearpass-Spoon 2003)Photo by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Colin Campbell- Iris Hills Farm.Photo by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Rick Tasco-Superstition Iris Gardens-Taken at Come See The Stars-2003 AIS National ConventionPhoto by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Gardenstaken at the AIS Portland National in 2006photo by Winterberry IrisPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens

References:

From AIS Bulletin #329 April 2003 Introducing Nita Bonita (C Nearpass/C&P Iris Society) TB, 36" (91 em), EM. (Sdlg.# 91-115). Ruffled, laced plicata with bright yellow to peachy ground becoming white around the white, tangerine tipped beards. The domed, closed standards and style arms are vibrant peachy-orange. Rosy-plum plicota edging on the wide falls. Show stalks with 7 to 9 buds per stalk. Fertile both ways. Named for Charlie's wife. E.C ((Pink Picotee sibling x Rancho Rose) X Whirl Around). $40. Winterberry 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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
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IMG_5298-X2_nita_bonita.jpgjpg IMG_5298-X2_nita_bonita.jpg manage 237 K 19 Feb 2016 - 21:21 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
NITA_BONITA_(Nearpass-Spoon_2003).JPGJPG NITA_BONITA_(Nearpass-Spoon_2003).JPG manage 458 K 15 Aug 2016 - 18:02 PerryDyer  
NitaBonita06.JPGJPG NitaBonita06.JPG manage 105 K 01 Apr 2014 - 03:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
NitaBonita_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg NitaBonita_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 74 K 08 Feb 2012 - 07:58 Main.janlauritzen taken at the AIS Portland National in 2006
nitabonita01.jpgjpg nitabonita01.jpg manage 69 K 10 Nov 2014 - 21:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
nitabonita02.jpgjpg nitabonita02.jpg manage 442 K 04 Jan 2016 - 03:19 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
nitabonita1.jpgjpg nitabonita1.jpg manage 14 K 11 Aug 2018 - 02:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Colin Campbell- Iris Hills Farm.
nitabonita3.jpgjpg nitabonita3.jpg manage 48 K 06 Apr 2013 - 02:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
nitabonita5.JPGJPG nitabonita5.JPG manage 80 K 20 Nov 2023 - 15:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Rick Tasco-Superstition Iris Gardens-Taken at Come See The Stars-2003 AIS National Convention
nitabonita7.JPGJPG nitabonita7.JPG manage 196 K 16 Mar 2024 - 20:45 TerryLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Gardens
nitabonita_jb.jpgjpg nitabonita_jb.jpg manage 71 K 27 Feb 2013 - 22:05 Main.Harloiris photo by Winterberry Iris
nitabonitadelane.jpgjpg nitabonitadelane.jpg manage 123 K 10 Dec 2021 - 03:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
nitabonitadelane1.jpgjpg nitabonitadelane1.jpg manage 133 K 10 Dec 2021 - 03:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r20 - 16 Mar 2024, TerryLaurin
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