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■(TB) 'Wedding Candles'

1982, Schreiner

'Wedding Candles' (Schreiners, R. 1982). Seedling J 620-1. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early to midseason boom. Standards creamy white, flushed yellow at midrib; falls lightly ruffled full yellow; full yellow beard. Seedling E 1568-1: (seedling# A 1316-2 x 'Citron Crème') X seedling D 1158-B: (seedling Y 1290-BB: (seedling R 166-3 x 'Arctic Flame') x 'White Taffeta')). Schreiner 1982. Franklin Cook Cup 1983; Favortie Guest 1983; Honorable Mention 1984; Award of Merit 1986.

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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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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-- MichaelGreenfield - 2010-01-11
  • TB 'Wedding Candles' bloomed at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately June 2-12, in 2017. -- HollyJohnson2017 -04-01 - 03 Oct 2017
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20170605_121947TB Wedding Candles (2RS).jpgjpg 20170605_121947TB Wedding Candles (2RS).jpg manage 126 K 03 Oct 2017 - 22:56 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 A bud of TB Wedding Candles. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 6/05/2017.
20170610_095719TB Wedding Candles (2RS).jpgjpg 20170610_095719TB Wedding Candles (2RS).jpg manage 133 K 03 Oct 2017 - 19:51 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Top of style arms of TB Wedding Candles. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 6/10/2017.
Wedding-CandlesCT.jpgjpg Wedding-CandlesCT.jpg manage 47 K 04 Nov 2011 - 20:50 BetsyHiggins Photo by C & T Iris Patch
WeddingCandles01.JPGJPG WeddingCandles01.JPG manage 56 K 09 Dec 2014 - 16:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
WeddingCandles02.JPGJPG WeddingCandles02.JPG manage 59 K 17 Apr 2014 - 03:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
WeddingCandles03.JPGJPG WeddingCandles03.JPG manage 56 K 17 Apr 2014 - 03:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
WeddingCandles04.jpgjpg WeddingCandles04.jpg manage 57 K 17 Apr 2014 - 03:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
WeddingCandles12BHI.jpgjpg WeddingCandles12BHI.jpg manage 87 K 08 May 2012 - 18:45 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
WeddingCandles6.jpgjpg WeddingCandles6.jpg manage 53 K 29 Nov 2013 - 22:46 TerryLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
WeddingCandlesEI.jpgjpg WeddingCandlesEI.jpg manage 23 K 22 Dec 2012 - 15:29 BetsyHiggins Photo by Exline Iris Garden
WeddingCandlesIG.jpgjpg WeddingCandlesIG.jpg manage 24 K 30 Nov 2011 - 14:42 BetsyHiggins Photo by Irisgal
Wedding_Candles.jpgjpg Wedding_Candles.jpg manage 43 K 11 Jan 2010 - 18:52 MichaelGreenfield Photo by Mike Greenfield
rsz_weddingcandles.jpgjpg rsz_weddingcandles.jpg manage 71 K 12 Jan 2014 - 03:41 Main.Harloiris photo courtesy Scottie Finney
weddingcandles01.jpgjpg weddingcandles01.jpg manage 149 K 02 Nov 2020 - 21:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson
weddingcandles02.jpgjpg weddingcandles02.jpg manage 167 K 19 Jun 2017 - 15:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
weddingcandles03.jpgjpg weddingcandles03.jpg manage 76 K 22 Dec 2018 - 22:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Kelways-United Kingdom.
weddingcandles04.JPGJPG weddingcandles04.JPG manage 442 K 27 Feb 2019 - 02:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at McMillen's Iris Garden-Norwich-Ontario-Canada
weddingcandles05.JPGJPG weddingcandles05.JPG manage 286 K 27 Feb 2019 - 02:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at McMillen's Iris Garden-Norwich-Ontario-Canada
weddingcandles09.jpgjpg weddingcandles09.jpg manage 120 K 03 May 2020 - 01:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Andrea Karpinsky-Kelowna-British Columbia-Canada
weddingcandles1.JPGJPG weddingcandles1.JPG manage 358 K 02 Nov 2020 - 15:14 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1989 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
weddingcandles10.JPGJPG weddingcandles10.JPG manage 48 K 26 Feb 2014 - 00:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
weddingcandles8.JPGJPG weddingcandles8.JPG manage 66 K 26 Feb 2014 - 00:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
weddingcandles9.JPGJPG weddingcandles9.JPG manage 55 K 26 Feb 2014 - 00:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
wedingcandles7.jpgjpg wedingcandles7.jpg manage 78 K 19 Nov 2017 - 16:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
Topic revision: r36 - 30 Aug 2023, Harloiris
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