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■(TB) 'Pontificate'

2012, Ghio

'Pontificate' (Joseph Ghio, R. 2011) Seedling #06-127L2. TB, 34" (86 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards grape, lightening toward edges; falls grey-pink; beards tangerine. 'Secret Rites' X seedling #03-81E2: (#01-194S4: 'Lotus Land' x 'Treasured') x 'Resonance'). Honorable Mention 2014

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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
BHP_7790-X2_pontificate.jpgjpg BHP_7790-X2_pontificate.jpg manage 161 K 21 Feb 2016 - 02:22 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
Pontificate01.jpgjpg Pontificate01.jpg manage 74 K 11 Oct 2014 - 02:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Garden
Pontificate4.JPGJPG Pontificate4.JPG manage 57 K 17 Apr 2013 - 05:21 EileenRoark  
Pontificate9.jpgjpg Pontificate9.jpg manage 175 K 27 Sep 2021 - 02:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-Australia
Pontificate_2.JPGJPG Pontificate_2.JPG manage 68 K 17 Apr 2013 - 05:20 EileenRoark  
pontificate01.jpgjpg pontificate01.jpg manage 56 K 21 Apr 2015 - 14:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
pontificate02.jpgjpg pontificate02.jpg manage 50 K 05 May 2014 - 16:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Lauers Flowers
pontificate03.jpgjpg pontificate03.jpg manage 14 K 24 Mar 2015 - 20:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Ghio
pontificate06.JPGJPG pontificate06.JPG manage 132 K 10 Jun 2019 - 15:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
pontificate1JB.jpgjpg pontificate1JB.jpg manage 71 K 28 Oct 2013 - 18:40 Main.Harloiris photo Delane Langton, AIS Dallas 2013
pontificate2JB.jpgjpg pontificate2JB.jpg manage 71 K 28 Oct 2013 - 18:41 Main.Harloiris photo Delane Langton, AIS Dallas 2013
pontificate3.jpgjpg pontificate3.jpg manage 667 K 04 Jan 2016 - 16:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
pontificate5.JPGJPG pontificate5.JPG manage 73 K 06 Jan 2014 - 02:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by K.Brewitt 2013 Dallas Convention
pontificate6.jpgjpg pontificate6.jpg manage 68 K 28 Feb 2014 - 19:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
pontificate9.jpgjpg pontificate9.jpg manage 129 K 23 Jan 2023 - 15:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
pontificate90.JPGJPG pontificate90.JPG manage 124 K 22 Dec 2023 - 03:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
pontificte05.JPGJPG pontificte05.JPG manage 141 K 09 Jun 2019 - 02:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
pontiifcate04.jpgjpg pontiifcate04.jpg manage 62 K 03 Aug 2015 - 00:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS Convention
Topic revision: r26 - 22 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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