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■(TB) 'Spectacle'

2011, Ghio

'Spectacle' (Joseph Ghio, R. 2010). Seedling# 05-44F3. TB, 38" (97 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards and style arms orange; falls black maroon, thin lacy orange edge; beards orange. Seedling# 02-89I2, 'Accessible' sibling X seedling# 03-39K2: (seedling# 01-108: (seedling# 99-93R2, 'Novel Idea' sibling x 'Exposé') x 'Decadence').

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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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMG_20190606_063710.jpgjpg IMG_20190606_063710.jpg manage 812 K 18 May 2024 - 05:51 NikkiPolson  
SPECTACLE9.jpgjpg SPECTACLE9.jpg manage 226 K 03 Apr 2021 - 02:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
SPECTACLE90.JPGJPG SPECTACLE90.JPG manage 213 K 10 May 2024 - 01:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-Germany
Spectacle1.jpgjpg Spectacle1.jpg manage 79 K 16 Apr 2016 - 11:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Garden
Spectacle_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg Spectacle_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 69 K 09 Sep 2011 - 07:28 Main.janlauritzen Taken at Mystic Lake Gardens, Nuevo, Ca - site of AIS 2012 Convention
spectacle01.jpgjpg spectacle01.jpg manage 65 K 31 Jul 2015 - 21:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS Convention
spectacle03.jpgjpg spectacle03.jpg manage 17 K 01 Apr 2015 - 03:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Ghio-Bay View Gardens
spectacle1.jpgjpg spectacle1.jpg manage 217 K 12 Apr 2016 - 20:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
spectacle2.jpgjpg spectacle2.jpg manage 53 K 28 Feb 2014 - 20:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
spectacle9.jpgjpg spectacle9.jpg manage 270 K 10 Jun 2021 - 01:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
spectacle90.jpgjpg spectacle90.jpg manage 280 K 14 Jul 2022 - 02:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r17 - 18 May 2024, NikkiPolson
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