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■(TB) 'Rubio'

2016, Smith

'Rubio' (Marky Smith, R. 2015) Seedling# 08-03Q. TB, 37" (94 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards based pink, cream center, white edge; style arms white, golden brown crest edge, bright yellow sides, purple midrib; falls dark pigeon’s blood ruby (darker than RHS 59A), pale grey-cream wire edge and reverse, cream feathers surrounding beard; beards smoked red-orange (179A), darker in throat; heavily ruffled; pronounced sweet fragrance. 'Outcaste' sibling X seedling# 05-40A: ('Secret Service' x seedling# 03-17D: ('Starring' x 'Broad Shoulders')). .

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Photo by AitkenPhoto by Kate Brewitt at the 2019 AIS National Convention-CaliforniaPhoto by Kate Brewitt at the 2019 AIS National Convention-CaliforniaPhoto by Cascadia Iris Gardens


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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
rubio01.jpgjpg rubio01.jpg manage 155 K 22 Feb 2016 - 14:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
rubio1.JPGJPG rubio1.JPG manage 541 K 31 May 2019 - 23:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at the 2019 AIS National Convention-California
rubio2.JPGJPG rubio2.JPG manage 330 K 01 Jun 2019 - 12:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at the 2019 AIS National Convention-California
rubio5.JPGJPG rubio5.JPG manage 164 K 18 Dec 2023 - 20:48 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r9 - 27 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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