■ (TB) 'Passionista'
, R. 2014) Seedling T68-H. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards pure white; falls rich violet-purple, huge white starburst coming about ¼ of the way down petal, ¹⁄₁₆˝ lilac edge; beards orange-tangerine; slight sweet fragrance. Keppel seedling 03-12A: ('Undercurrent'
x 'Parisian Dawn'
) X 'Dinner Talk'
. Tempo Two 2015-16
| From Tempo Two catalog, 2015: PASSIONISTA (Blyth 2015 Aust) ML 38”. A gorgeous and exciting Iris. It has to be seen to be really appreciated. The standards are pure white, no other colour. Falls are rich violet-purple with a huge white starburst pattern radiating out from around the orange tangerine beards. It is finished off with a 1/16” edge of lilac. Beautiful branching displaying the huge blooms to perfection. Sister to Sassy Sister. Fertile. ((Keppel 03-12A: Undercurrent x Parisian Dawn) X Dinner Talk). Sdlg No. T68-H. $75.00.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
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| 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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