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■(TB) 'Old Flame'

1975, Ghio

'Old Flame' (Joseph Ghio, R. 1973). Seedling 70-96D. TB, 36" (91 cm). Late midseason bloom. Chalk white with thin yellow edge on all petals; red beard. 'West Coast' X 'Radiant Light'. Bay View Gardens 1975. Honorable Mention 1976; Favorite Guest Iris 1976; Award of Merit 1979.

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Old Flame 1973 TB.jpgoldflame01.jpgOldFlame02.JPGoldflame02.JPGOldFlame03.JPGOldFlame04.jpgoldflame05.JPGoldflame06.JPGoldflame07.JPGOldFlame11.JPGOldFlame12BHI.jpgOldFlameEI.jpg


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
OldFlame02.JPGJPG OldFlame02.JPG manage 64 K 02 Apr 2014 - 02:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
OldFlame03.JPGJPG OldFlame03.JPG manage 59 K 02 Apr 2014 - 02:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
OldFlame04.jpgjpg OldFlame04.jpg manage 86 K 30 May 2014 - 16:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black
OldFlame11.JPGJPG OldFlame11.JPG manage 67 K 25 Aug 2021 - 19:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
OldFlame12BHI.jpgjpg OldFlame12BHI.jpg manage 60 K 27 Apr 2012 - 22:09 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
OldFlameEI.jpgjpg OldFlameEI.jpg manage 36 K 16 Dec 2012 - 20:24 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Old_Flame_1973_TB.jpgjpg Old_Flame_1973_TB.jpg manage 62 K 12 Dec 2011 - 11:33 UnknownUser Photo by Pierre Anfosso - France
oldflame01.jpgjpg oldflame01.jpg manage 61 K 09 Sep 2015 - 22:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
oldflame02.JPGJPG oldflame02.JPG manage 1 MB 27 Dec 2016 - 14:54 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
oldflame05.JPGJPG oldflame05.JPG manage 86 K 03 Jul 2014 - 22:58 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
oldflame06.JPGJPG oldflame06.JPG manage 79 K 03 Jul 2014 - 23:00 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
oldflame07.JPGJPG oldflame07.JPG manage 84 K 03 Jul 2014 - 23:01 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
Topic revision: r30 - 27 Aug 2023, Harloiris
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