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■(TB) 'Radiant Irene'

2008, Murphy

'Radiant Irene' (Don Murphy, R. 2008) TB, 33" (83 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards champagne white; style arms light yellow ground (RHS 12C), pale purple band (56A) beside midrib; falls light purple (75A), medium purple-pink (186D) edge, yellow hafts veined brown; beards gold, yellow at end, spoons champagne at base blending to yellow becoming light purple at end. 'Dance For Joy' X 'Bristo Magic'. Comanche Acres 2008.

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IMG 5051Photo by Irene YashinaPhoto by Irene YashinaPhoto by Irene YashinaPhoto by Comanche Acres Iris GardensPhoto scanned from the 2008/09 Comanche Acres Iris Gardens catalog by Terry Laurin


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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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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
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radiant_irene_120.jpgjpg radiant_irene_120.jpg manage 69 K 21 Jun 2015 - 18:18 TerryLaurin Photo by Irene Yashina
radiant_irene_130.jpgjpg radiant_irene_130.jpg manage 69 K 21 Jun 2015 - 18:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Irene Yashina
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radiantirene.jpgjpg radiantirene.jpg manage 37 K 08 May 2013 - 00:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Comanche Acres Iris Gardens
radiantirene1.JPGJPG radiantirene1.JPG manage 122 K 17 Apr 2020 - 13:11 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 2008/09 Comanche Acres Iris Gardens catalog by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r14 - 12 Jun 2024, AlainFranco
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