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■(TB) 'Voltage'

1993, Messick

'Voltage' (Virginia Messick, R. 1992). Seedling# M87-69. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Ruffled orange self; beards red orange; slight fragrance. 'Black Hills Gold' X 'Edna's Wish'. Messick 1993. Honorable Mention 1995; Award of Merit 1997.

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From AIS Bulletin #289 April 1993 Introducing VOLTAGE '93-TB 37", Edna's Wish X Black Hills Gold (M87-69). Shocking bright orange with jolts of flame orange beards; otherwise, a smooth orange self. Nicely ruffled on very broad falls. Good comments from '92 AIS Convention. Slight fragrance. $30.00. Messick Garden.


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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Voltage04.jpgjpg Voltage04.jpg manage 130 K 20 Sep 2017 - 03:06 UnknownUser Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
VoltageIF.jpgjpg VoltageIF.jpg manage 42 K 29 Nov 2011 - 01:04 Main.Betsy881 Photo from The Iris Farm
VoltageNN.jpgjpg VoltageNN.jpg manage 29 K 11 Nov 2011 - 17:01 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
VoltageSI.jpgjpg VoltageSI.jpg manage 179 K 18 Oct 2019 - 03:14 UnknownUser Photo by Sandy Ives.
voltage.jpgjpg voltage.jpg manage 71 K 19 Oct 2013 - 02:37 Main.Harloiris photo courtesy Scottie Finney
voltage01.jpgjpg voltage01.jpg manage 49 K 23 Aug 2014 - 02:25 UnknownUser Photo by Iris City Gardens
voltage02.jpgjpg voltage02.jpg manage 99 K 30 Jun 2015 - 03:17 UnknownUser Photo by Exline Iris Garden
voltage03.JPGJPG voltage03.JPG manage 76 K 11 Jul 2014 - 14:43 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
voltage04.jpgjpg voltage04.jpg manage 31 K 28 Jul 2014 - 02:17 UnknownUser Photo by Richmond Irises-New Zealand
voltage05.jpgjpg voltage05.jpg manage 145 K 14 Apr 2018 - 02:47 UnknownUser Photo by Ross Eagles-Diversity Acres
voltage3.jpgjpg voltage3.jpg manage 581 K 06 Feb 2017 - 21:21 UnknownUser Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
voltage4.jpgjpg voltage4.jpg manage 62 K 13 Jul 2013 - 19:54 UnknownUser Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
voltage5.jpgjpg voltage5.jpg manage 67 K 25 Aug 2013 - 14:46 UnknownUser Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
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