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■(TB) 'Rhonda Fleming'

1993, Mullin

'Rhonda Fleming' (Ron Mullin, R. 1992). Seedling# 84-7X. TB, 34-35" (86-89 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards white center blending to lilac; style arms darker lilac; falls white, narrow solid lilac band; beards white; ruffled, lightly laced; slight spicy fragrance. 'Go Around' X 'Laced Cotton'. MAD Iris 1993. Honorable Mention 1995; Award of Merit 1997; President's Cup 1999; Wister Medal 1999.

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From AIS Bulletin #289 April 1993 Introducing RHONDA FLEMING (Mullin) TB, 34-35", LM, Sdlg. 84-7X: Go Around X Laced Cotton. Broad, ruffled petals with narrow, solid band of soft lilac. Beards are white, and styles are deeper lilac. HC '92 and EC '91 and '92 as Best Seedling. Picture on inside back cover of January '93 Bulletin is inaccurate. Light lace and good substance and branching. Named for Ron's friend and favorite movie star for 43 years. $35.00. M.A.D. Iris Garden.


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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RHONDAFLEMING03.jpgjpg RHONDAFLEMING03.jpg manage 945 K 27 Dec 2015 - 02:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
Rhonda-FlemingN.jpgjpg Rhonda-FlemingN.jpg manage 32 K 23 Oct 2011 - 19:14 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
RhondaFleming01.jpgjpg RhondaFleming01.jpg manage 47 K 30 Sep 2014 - 02:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
RhondaFleming02.jpgjpg RhondaFleming02.jpg manage 148 K 28 Feb 2017 - 21:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
RhondaFleming04.JPGJPG RhondaFleming04.JPG manage 59 K 09 Apr 2014 - 21:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
RhondaFleming10.JPGJPG RhondaFleming10.JPG manage 67 K 24 Feb 2014 - 16:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
RhondaFleming6.JPGJPG RhondaFleming6.JPG manage 71 K 24 Feb 2014 - 16:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
RhondaFleming7.jpgjpg RhondaFleming7.jpg manage 51 K 24 Feb 2014 - 16:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
RhondaFleming8.JPGJPG RhondaFleming8.JPG manage 60 K 24 Feb 2014 - 16:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
RhondaFleming9.JPGJPG RhondaFleming9.JPG manage 55 K 24 Feb 2014 - 16:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
RhondaFlemingVR.jpgjpg RhondaFlemingVR.jpg manage 26 K 30 Apr 2013 - 14:01 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Viacheslav Rudniew Ukr
RhondaFlemming05.jpgjpg RhondaFlemming05.jpg manage 115 K 18 Sep 2017 - 03:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
RhondaFlemmingAI.JPGJPG RhondaFlemmingAI.JPG manage 49 K 06 Dec 2012 - 20:27 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Amazing Iris NZ
Rhonda_Fleming_219.jpgjpg Rhonda_Fleming_219.jpg manage 37 K 17 Mar 2012 - 12:07 Rhonda Fleming
Rhonda_Flemming_TB_R._Mullin_1993.jpgjpg Rhonda_Flemming_TB_R._Mullin_1993.jpg manage 69 K 21 Sep 2014 - 01:43 Main.georgebacon Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
rhondafleming01.jpgjpg rhondafleming01.jpg manage 63 K 17 Nov 2014 - 22:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
rhondafleming02.jpgjpg rhondafleming02.jpg manage 194 K 06 Feb 2017 - 21:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
rhondafleming020.jpgjpg rhondafleming020.jpg manage 236 K 20 Feb 2023 - 03:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
rhondafleming021.jpgjpg rhondafleming021.jpg manage 220 K 20 Feb 2023 - 03:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
rhondafleming03.jpgjpg rhondafleming03.jpg manage 149 K 20 Mar 2017 - 03:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
rhondafleming05.jpgjpg rhondafleming05.jpg manage 32 K 05 Dec 2018 - 18:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
rhondafleming06.jpgjpg rhondafleming06.jpg manage 81 K 14 Jul 2021 - 22:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
rhondafleming1.jpgjpg rhondafleming1.jpg manage 105 K 02 Nov 2017 - 19:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
rhondafleming2.jpgjpg rhondafleming2.jpg manage 142 K 02 Nov 2017 - 19:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
rhondafleming3.jpgjpg rhondafleming3.jpg manage 98 K 02 Nov 2017 - 19:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
rhondafleming4.jpgjpg rhondafleming4.jpg manage 79 K 02 Nov 2017 - 19:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
rhondafleming5.jpgjpg rhondafleming5.jpg manage 64 K 17 Nov 2017 - 23:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
rhondafleming9.JPGJPG rhondafleming9.JPG manage 382 K 16 Jan 2021 - 13:31 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2003 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
rhondaflemingAA.jpgjpg rhondaflemingAA.jpg manage 33 K 18 Feb 2011 - 21:59 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
Topic revision: r40 - 20 Feb 2023, TLaurin
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