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■(TB) 'Pagan Pink'

1988, Byers

'Pagan Pink' (Monty Byers, R. 1987). Seedling# C87-3. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards medium hot pink, lighter edge; falls very pale pink, deeper hafts blended tan and faintly texture veined orchid; bright red orange beard on orchid base; long fuzzy amethyst horns; heavily ruffled, lightly laced. 'Risque Pink' X 'Moonlit'. Moonshine Gardens 1988. Favorite Guest 1989; Honorable Mention 1990.

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From AIS Bulletin #269 April 1988 Introducing PAGAN PINK 36", M. Late Liftoff sib. S. hot pink with lighter edge; F. very pale pink with deeper hafts blended tan and faintly veined orchid; bright red-orange beards on orchid bases and long fuzzy amethyst horns. A hot number! The horns draw attention to the orchid in the beards. $30.00. Moonshine 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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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-01-09
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Pagan-PinkN.jpgjpg Pagan-PinkN.jpg manage 33 K 23 Oct 2011 - 16:11 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
PaganPink05.JPGJPG PaganPink05.JPG manage 65 K 07 Apr 2014 - 18:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
PaganPink11.JPGJPG PaganPink11.JPG manage 60 K 26 Aug 2021 - 22:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
PaganPink12BHI.jpgjpg PaganPink12BHI.jpg manage 57 K 28 Apr 2012 - 20:38 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
PaganPink6.jpgjpg PaganPink6.jpg manage 52 K 29 Nov 2013 - 16:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
PaganPink_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg PaganPink_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 65 K 19 Dec 2010 - 07:25 Main.janlauritzen taken at the 2005 Region 15 Trek in Tucson
Pagan_Pink__Byers_88.JPGJPG Pagan_Pink__Byers_88.JPG manage 61 K 09 Jan 2010 - 16:26 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
paganpink02.JPGJPG paganpink02.JPG manage 109 K 29 Mar 2019 - 14:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
paganpink03.JPGJPG paganpink03.JPG manage 199 K 28 Feb 2019 - 04:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at McMillen's Iris Garden-Norwich-Ontario-Canada
paganpink04.JPGJPG paganpink04.JPG manage 239 K 28 Feb 2019 - 04:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at McMillen's Iris Garden-Norwich-Ontario-Canada
paganpink05.JPGJPG paganpink05.JPG manage 651 K 20 Apr 2018 - 21:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
paganpink06.JPGJPG paganpink06.JPG manage 91 K 17 May 2014 - 13:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
paganpink07.jpgjpg paganpink07.jpg manage 114 K 14 Jun 2014 - 16:01 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
paganpink5.jpgjpg paganpink5.jpg manage 57 K 13 Nov 2013 - 17:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r29 - 12 Nov 2023, Harloiris
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