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■(TB) 'Orange Fire'

1974, Rudolph

'Orange Fire' (Nate Rudolph, R. 1973). Seedling# 70-70. TB, 31" (79 cm). Midseason bloom. Orange (RHS 24A) self; orange-red (32A) beard. 'Orange Beauty' X seedling# 68-35: (seedling# 65-19 x 'Orange Chariot'). Rudolph 1974. Honorable Mention 1975.

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From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing ORANGE FIRE $25.00. No. 70-70 (ORANGE BEAUTY X 68-35). An intense orange (close to RHS 24A). Standards orange with a pink flush at the center, waved and ruffled. Falls waved and ruffled, wide, rounded and flaring with a deep orange-red beard several shades deeper than RHS 32A. Three branches with six or more buds. Plant habits are excellent. Fertile. HC 1972. Lakelawn Gardens.


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.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
OrangeFire4.jpgjpg OrangeFire4.jpg manage 65 K 29 Nov 2013 - 14:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
OrangeFireBJI.JPGJPG OrangeFireBJI.JPG manage 101 K 25 Mar 2012 - 19:20 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
OrangeFireEI.jpgjpg OrangeFireEI.jpg manage 30 K 16 Dec 2012 - 20:40 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
orange_fire_fl.jpgjpg orange_fire_fl.jpg manage 67 K 13 Aug 2012 - 01:32 IrisP  
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