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■(TB) 'Space Dragon'

1974, Osborne

'Space Dragon' (Manley Osborne, R. 1973). Seedling# 2-19. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards tannish (RHS 167A); falls violet (84C) washed, blending to 1/4" edging of brown (168A) yellow beard ending in long tannish spoons. 'New Moon' X 'Spooned Blaze'. Osborne 1974.

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Photo by Superstition Iris GardensPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

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From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing SPACE DRAGON (Manley C. Osborne, 1974) Seedling 2-19. A Space Age charmer for those who love the unusual. The rugged SPACE DRAGON is a blend, with tan standards and violet washed falls blending to a brownish border, though newly opened flowers give a somewhat more red effect. Tannish spoons. $25.00. Manley Osborne.
 
 

Culture

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.
FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Here

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-- MarilynCampbell - 2010-02-18
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SpaceDragonBHI.JPGJPG SpaceDragonBHI.JPG manage 53 K 23 Nov 2011 - 01:10 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SpaceDragonBHI1.JPGJPG SpaceDragonBHI1.JPG manage 101 K 31 Aug 2021 - 18:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
spacedragon01.jpgjpg spacedragon01.jpg manage 98 K 29 Apr 2015 - 02:18 TerryLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
spacedragon9.JPGJPG spacedragon9.JPG manage 143 K 04 Dec 2022 - 15:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
spacedragon90.JPGJPG spacedragon90.JPG manage 132 K 04 Dec 2022 - 15:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
spacedragon91.JPGJPG spacedragon91.JPG manage 150 K 04 Dec 2022 - 15:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
spacedragon92.JPGJPG spacedragon92.JPG manage 183 K 15 Jul 2023 - 02:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r15 - 15 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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