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■(TB) 'Rocket Master'

1990/91, Blyth

'Rocket Master' (Barry Blyth, R. 1990). Seedling# V119-2. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early to late bloom. Standards burgundy wine; falls white ground, 3/4" burgundy plicata band with some veining into white area; beards cream white; heavily ruffled. ('Sapharine' x 'Flamenco') X ('Fancy Dancer' x 'Broadway'). Tempo Two 1990/91.

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Rocket Master 350.jpgRocket Master fl.jpgrocketmaster01.jpgrocketmaster02.jpgRocketMasterJPG.jpgrocketmasterSG.jpgrocketmasterSG1.JPG


From Tempo Two catalog, 1990: ROCKET MASTER (Blyth 90 Aust) E-M-L 36". A very stirring plicata with standards of solid burgundy wine; falls are white with 3/4" stitched edge of burgundy wine with some veining running onto the white area. Creamy white beards. Wide, ruffled and fluted form. ((Sapharine x Flamenco) X (Fancy Dancer x Broadway)). Sdlg No. V119-2. $25.00 .


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
RocketMasterJPG.jpgjpg RocketMasterJPG.jpg manage 22 K 11 Nov 2010 - 09:51 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
Rocket_Master_350.jpgjpg Rocket_Master_350.jpg manage 59 K 18 Feb 2010 - 19:31 Main.Laymont+ by Kgardens : Prague, Republique Tchéque
Rocket_Master_fl.jpgjpg Rocket_Master_fl.jpg manage 60 K 19 Apr 2011 - 18:56 IrisP  
rocketmaster01.jpgjpg rocketmaster01.jpg manage 95 K 31 Oct 2015 - 13:59 UnknownUser Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
rocketmaster02.jpgjpg rocketmaster02.jpg manage 108 K 31 Oct 2015 - 14:00 UnknownUser Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
rocketmasterSG.jpgjpg rocketmasterSG.jpg manage 22 K 03 Dec 2011 - 18:03 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Seagate Irises-United Kingdom
rocketmasterSG1.JPGJPG rocketmasterSG1.JPG manage 238 K 10 Feb 2024 - 02:33 UnknownUser Photo by Seagate Nurseries-Long Sutton Bypass-Long Sutton-United Kingdom
Topic revision: r19 - 14 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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