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■(TB) 'Tonantzin'

2021, Dash

'Tonantzin' (Howard Dash, R. 2020) Seedling ADG 13-25-01. TB, 35" (89 cm), Late season bloom. Standards pale blue, almost white with wheat edge; style arms pale blue, wheat edge; falls dark purple, same color veining over white, faint edging; beards orange; slight fragrance. 'Dipped in Dots' X seedling ADG 11-02-13: ('Zesting Lemons' x Kelly seedling PFM 09-01: ('Pennant Fever' x 'Machismo')). Picacho Mountain Iris 2021.

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Pedigreetonantzinofficial registration photoPhoto by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain IrisPhoto by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris


TB 2021 - H. Dash - 33" - L 8 buds* ​Sdlg ADG 13-25-01 (Dipped In Dots x Sdlg ADG 11-02-13 (Zesting Lemons X (Pennant Fever X Machismo))). Pale Blue Standards with veined wheat edging. Falls dark purple veining on white overlay. Orange Beards. Tonantzin is the Aztec Goddess connected to Our Lady of Gaudalupe. ​ $45 plus shipping


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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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Pedigreetonantzin.jpgjpg Pedigreetonantzin.jpg manage 141 K 25 Jul 2020 - 17:09 BobPries  
Tonantzin 2021 - catalog photo.jpgjpg Tonantzin 2021 - catalog photo.jpg manage 4 MB 25 Jul 2020 - 23:37 BobPries official registration photo
tonantzinEXT tonantzin manage 7 MB 25 Jul 2020 - 16:43 BobPries  
tonantzin9.jpgjpg tonantzin9.jpg manage 164 K 16 May 2021 - 01:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
tonantzin90.jpgjpg tonantzin90.jpg manage 228 K 11 May 2023 - 20:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
Topic revision: r14 - 28 Mar 2024, BrewItt
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