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■(TB) 'Sweeter Than Honey'

2012, Van Liere

'Sweeter Than Honey' (Robert Van Liere, R. 2011). Seedling# 23GW31. TB, 35" (89 cm). Midseason bloom. Cream self; beards tangerine; ruffles and lace. 'Angel's Awe' X 'Fogbound'. Iris 4 U 2012. Honorable Mention 2015

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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
DSC_0027-001.JPGJPG DSC_0027-001.JPG manage 4 MB 21 May 2021 - 06:52 Main.rfraser 'Sweeter Than Honey' in a clump.
SWEETER_THAN_HONEY_(Van_Liere_2011).JPGJPG SWEETER_THAN_HONEY_(Van_Liere_2011).JPG manage 704 K 16 Aug 2016 - 18:53 PerryDyer  
SweeterThanHoney01.JPGJPG SweeterThanHoney01.JPG manage 200 K 15 Feb 2018 - 20:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
SweeterThanHoney02.jpgjpg SweeterThanHoney02.jpg manage 162 K 31 May 2021 - 21:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
SweeterThanHoney1.jpgjpg SweeterThanHoney1.jpg manage 39 K 12 Sep 2018 - 01:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris.
Sweeter_Than_Honey1.jpgjpg Sweeter_Than_Honey1.jpg manage 71 K 18 Feb 2021 - 13:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
Sweeter_Than_Honey_TB_Robert_Van_Liere_2012.jpgjpg Sweeter_Than_Honey_TB_Robert_Van_Liere_2012.jpg manage 66 K 19 Sep 2014 - 01:13 Main.georgebacon Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
sweeterthan01.jpgjpg sweeterthan01.jpg manage 86 K 29 Apr 2015 - 00:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
sweeterthan03.JPGJPG sweeterthan03.JPG manage 65 K 05 Apr 2015 - 02:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Will Plotner
sweeterthanhoney.JPGJPG sweeterthanhoney.JPG manage 51 K 24 May 2013 - 01:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
sweeterthanhoney02.jpgjpg sweeterthanhoney02.jpg manage 53 K 17 Sep 2015 - 19:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
sweetlatte9.jpgjpg sweetlatte9.jpg manage 89 K 31 Mar 2023 - 13:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r23 - 31 Mar 2023, TLaurin
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