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■(TB) 'Pink Sugar'

2017, Sutton

'Pink Sugar' (Michael Sutton, R. 2016). Seedling# Z-5606-A. TB, 38" (97 cm). Late to very late bloom. Standards deep shell pink; style arms shell pink; falls white, 1½˝ orient pink rim, peach shoulders; beards tangerine-orange; ruffled; serrated; slight sweet fragrance. 'Second Helping' X 'Magical'. Sutton 2017. Honorable Mention 2021.

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From Sutton’s Iris Garden, 2017: PINK SUGAR (M. Sutton ‘17) TB 37” L-VL. Excellent form and ruffling! Heavily ruffled soft pink standards preside over bright white falls. Nicely defined 1” pink rim accentuates the serrated edges of the falls. Bright tangerine beards rest in salmon colored shoulders. 7 to 9 buds on thick stalks. Seedling Z-1009-A: Magical X Second Helping..$50.


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
PINKSUGAR9.jpgjpg PINKSUGAR9.jpg manage 222 K 02 Apr 2021 - 02:48 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
PINKSUGAR90.JPGJPG PINKSUGAR90.JPG manage 161 K 01 May 2024 - 01:48 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-Germany
PinkSugar_DSD_1367.JPGJPG PinkSugar_DSD_1367.JPG manage 375 K 17 Jan 2022 - 13:50 SharleneSutter in Oetlishausen, Switzerland - photo by Sharlene Sutter
pinksugar-6.jpgjpg pinksugar-6.jpg manage 514 K 06 Jan 2020 - 03:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
pinksugar01.JPGJPG pinksugar01.JPG manage 155 K 06 Jun 2018 - 02:42 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
pinksugar02.JPGJPG pinksugar02.JPG manage 110 K 28 May 2021 - 11:05 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
pinksugar021.jpgjpg pinksugar021.jpg manage 118 K 27 Jun 2023 - 11:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
pinksugar022.JPGJPG pinksugar022.JPG manage 113 K 06 Jun 2024 - 20:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
pinksugar023.JPGJPG pinksugar023.JPG manage 44 K 07 Jun 2024 - 14:09 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
pinksugar024.JPGJPG pinksugar024.JPG manage 116 K 09 Jun 2024 - 18:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
pinksugar08.jpgjpg pinksugar08.jpg manage 117 K 16 May 2021 - 01:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
pinksugar09.jpgjpg pinksugar09.jpg manage 119 K 27 Apr 2020 - 03:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris.
pinksugar091.JPGJPG pinksugar091.JPG manage 121 K 01 Jun 2021 - 01:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
pinksugar1.jpgjpg pinksugar1.jpg manage 141 K 14 Jan 2019 - 22:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Joe Ghio-Bay View Gardens
pinksugar5.JPGJPG pinksugar5.JPG manage 178 K 16 Jun 2022 - 02:59 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
pinksugar7.JPGJPG pinksugar7.JPG manage 118 K 19 Sep 2023 - 02:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
pinksugar9.jpgjpg pinksugar9.jpg manage 125 K 30 Apr 2020 - 14:18 TerryLaurin Photo by Debbie Strauss
pinksugartbsutton.jpgjpg pinksugartbsutton.jpg manage 174 K 22 Feb 2017 - 03:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r26 - 09 Jun 2024, TerryLaurin
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