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■(TB) 'Power Ballad'

2023, Sutton

'Power Ballad' (Michael Sutton, R. 2023) Seedling AE-87892-D, TB, 36" (91.5 cm), Late bloom. Standards white, yellow-orange flush up midrib; style arms yellow-orange, lavender at crest; falls medium violet, lighter around beard; ruffled; beards white base, orange tips; sweet fragrance. 'Magical' X 'Arrivederci'. Sutton's Iris Gardens 2023.

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Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris GardenPhoto by SuttonPhoto by Sutton


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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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powerballad9.jpgjpg powerballad9.jpg manage 200 K 29 Nov 2022 - 15:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
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Topic revision: r7 - 07 May 2024, TerryLaurin
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