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■(TB) 'Silk Romance'

1999/2000, Blyth

'Silk Romance' (Barry Blyth, R. 1999). Seedling# E148-2. TB, 42" (107 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Laced and ruffled orchid lilac, falls slightly lighter and more silvery around bright tangerine beard; slight sweet fragrance. 'Cloud Berry' X 'About Town'. Tempo Two 1999/2000.

See below:

Colleen Modra PhotoPhoto by C   T Iris PatchPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Sunshine Iris Nursery-AustraliaSilk RomanceSilk RomanceSilk RomanceSilk Romanceby Kgardens : Prague, Republique TchéquePhoto by Barry Blyth-AustraliaPhoto by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-GermanyPhoto by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.Photo by Igor Khorosh,UkrainePhoto by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Gerard Raffaelli-FrancePhoto by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor Garden-Australia.Photo by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Viktor Karpenko-UkrainePhoto by Country Delight Iris


Awaiting original catalog description


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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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-02-17
  • Note that there are some subtle differences between Coleen's photo and Roland's which may lead to the conclusion that these pictures are of two different irises. But without further information it is impossible to be certain since this type of variabilty could be caused by a cool climate with and acid soil verses a warmer climate with a basic soil. -- BobPries - 12 Nov 2010
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SILKROMANCE01.jpgjpg SILKROMANCE01.jpg manage 161 K 07 Dec 2015 - 20:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
SILKROMANCE03.jpgjpg SILKROMANCE03.jpg manage 59 K 23 Apr 2014 - 18:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
SILKROMANCE1.JPGJPG SILKROMANCE1.JPG manage 168 K 24 Nov 2018 - 03:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor Garden-Australia.
SILK_ROMANCE9.jpgjpg SILK_ROMANCE9.jpg manage 182 K 02 May 2021 - 20:21 TerryLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
Silk-Romance-2.jpgjpg Silk-Romance-2.jpg manage 25 K 10 Nov 2010 - 19:04 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
Silk-RomanceCT.jpgjpg Silk-RomanceCT.jpg manage 49 K 02 Nov 2011 - 17:26 BetsyHiggins Photo by C & T Iris Patch
SilkRomance04.JPGJPG SilkRomance04.JPG manage 135 K 09 Dec 2016 - 04:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Silk_Romance_286.jpgjpg Silk_Romance_286.jpg manage 51 K 18 Mar 2012 - 17:43 Silk Romance
Silk_Romance_286_0.jpgjpg Silk_Romance_286_0.jpg manage 43 K 18 Mar 2012 - 17:44 Silk Romance
Silk_Romance_286_00.jpgjpg Silk_Romance_286_00.jpg manage 38 K 18 Mar 2012 - 17:44 Silk Romance
Silk_Romance_286_3.jpgjpg Silk_Romance_286_3.jpg manage 26 K 18 Mar 2012 - 17:45 Silk Romance
Silk_Romance_350.jpgjpg Silk_Romance_350.jpg manage 60 K 17 Feb 2010 - 17:55 Main.Laymont+ by Kgardens : Prague, Republique Tchéque
silk01.jpgjpg silk01.jpg manage 59 K 11 Feb 2015 - 03:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
silk02.jpgjpg silk02.jpg manage 57 K 11 Feb 2015 - 03:18 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
silk03.jpgjpg silk03.jpg manage 69 K 11 Feb 2015 - 03:19 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
silk04.jpgjpg silk04.jpg manage 362 K 02 Dec 2019 - 20:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
silkromance01.jpgjpg silkromance01.jpg manage 128 K 19 Nov 2015 - 03:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
silkromance02.jpgjpg silkromance02.jpg manage 180 K 12 Mar 2017 - 14:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.
silkromance03.jpgjpg silkromance03.jpg manage 222 K 12 Mar 2017 - 14:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.
silkromance09.JPGJPG silkromance09.JPG manage 279 K 12 Feb 2020 - 16:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
silkromance3.jpgjpg silkromance3.jpg manage 684 K 05 Jan 2016 - 16:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
silkromance4.jpegjpeg silkromance4.jpeg manage 80 K 24 Oct 2018 - 03:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Viktor Karpenko-Ukraine
silkromance8.jpgjpg silkromance8.jpg manage 46 K 08 Apr 2013 - 21:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
Topic revision: r32 - 02 May 2021, TerryLaurin
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