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■(TB) 'Rose Hermosa'

1961, Sundt

'Rose Hermosa' (Eugene Sundt, R. 1959). Seedling# 5584-7D. TB, 30" (76 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-O1P, French-rose self; geranium-lake beard. 'Happy Birthday' x ('May Hall' x Hall seedling# 52-12). Tell 1961. Exhibition Certificate 1957; High Commendation 1960; Honorable Mention 1962.

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Image scanned by David Potembski from TellPhoto by HIPS ArchivesPhoto scanned from the Larry Harder slide collectionPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Mike Unser at Bluebird Haven Iris Garden



Rose Hermosa.1961.Sundt.jpg

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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
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Rose Hermosa.1961.Sundt.jpgjpg Rose Hermosa.1961.Sundt.jpg manage 219 K 08 May 2020 - 17:03 DavidPotembski Image scanned by David Potembski from Tell's catalog, 1961.
rosehermosa01.JPGJPG rosehermosa01.JPG manage 299 K 28 Jun 2016 - 18:56 TerryLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
rosehermosa02.JPGJPG rosehermosa02.JPG manage 814 K 21 Mar 2018 - 12:27 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Larry Harder slide collection
rosehermosa9.JPGJPG rosehermosa9.JPG manage 74 K 30 Aug 2021 - 01:48 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
rosehermosaunser.jpgjpg rosehermosaunser.jpg manage 100 K 24 Dec 2021 - 13:38 TerryLaurin Photo by Mike Unser at Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r17 - 14 Jul 2024, DougChyz
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