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■(TB) 'Striking'

1991, Meek

'Striking' (Joyce Meek, R. 1991). Seedling# 55-1-6. TB, 34" (86 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards white, heavily stitched orchid; falls white; beards white, tipped coral; lightly ruffled. Seedling# 473-1-3: ('Deanna Darcy' x 'Candace') X 'Lingering Love'. D. & J. Gardens 1991.

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From AIS Bulletin #281 April 1991 Introducing STRIKING (J. Meek '91). A very "striking" (hence the name) lightly ruffled reverse amoena plicata. Stds. are white with heavy orchid plicating. Falls are white, and the beards are white tipped coral. Beautiful branching and heavy bud count. 55-1-6: (Deanna Darcy x Candace) X Lingering Love. $25.00. D&J Gardens.
 

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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Striking02.jpgjpg Striking02.jpg manage 71 K 14 Apr 2014 - 12:29 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
Striking03.JPGJPG Striking03.JPG manage 75 K 14 Apr 2014 - 12:29 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
Striking04.jpgjpg Striking04.jpg manage 58 K 03 Apr 2015 - 03:38 UnknownUser Photo by Elladan McLeester
Striking05.jpgjpg Striking05.jpg manage 61 K 04 Apr 2015 - 01:57 UnknownUser Photo by Elladan McLeester
Striking06.jpgjpg Striking06.jpg manage 58 K 04 Apr 2015 - 01:59 UnknownUser Photo by Elladan McLeester
Striking4.jpgjpg Striking4.jpg manage 42 K 10 Dec 2013 - 20:12 UnknownUser Photo by Plantas Distintas-Spain
StrikingBJI.JPGJPG StrikingBJI.JPG manage 75 K 07 Apr 2012 - 19:29 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
SugarBluesSI.jpgjpg SugarBluesSI.jpg manage 182 K 21 Oct 2019 - 02:16 UnknownUser Photo by Sandy Ives.
striking01.jpgjpg striking01.jpg manage 70 K 07 Nov 2014 - 21:02 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
striking07.JPGJPG striking07.JPG manage 226 K 03 Mar 2020 - 19:25 UnknownUser Photo by Rene Martin-France
striking08.JPGJPG striking08.JPG manage 206 K 03 Mar 2020 - 19:24 UnknownUser Photo by Rene Martin-France
striking09.JPGJPG striking09.JPG manage 217 K 03 Mar 2020 - 19:22 UnknownUser Photo by Rene Martin-France
striking1.jpgjpg striking1.jpg manage 144 K 04 Dec 2017 - 04:27 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
striking2.jpgjpg striking2.jpg manage 31 K 10 Apr 2013 - 02:34 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
striking3.jpgjpg striking3.jpg manage 66 K 14 Nov 2013 - 17:15 UnknownUser Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
striking4.jpgjpg striking4.jpg manage 203 K 11 Jan 2018 - 03:20 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
striking5.JPGJPG striking5.JPG manage 287 K 26 Dec 2020 - 19:51 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
striking9.jpgjpg striking9.jpg manage 83 K 20 Feb 2021 - 14:02 UnknownUser Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
striking91.jpgjpg striking91.jpg manage 77 K 20 Feb 2021 - 14:02 UnknownUser Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
striking92.jpgjpg striking92.jpg manage 79 K 20 Feb 2021 - 14:02 UnknownUser Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
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