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■(TB) 'Winsome Wanda'

2018, Murphy

'Winsome Wanda' (Don Murphy, R. 2017). Seedling# DM03-02-01. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards pink, slight orchid tinge; style arms pink; falls same as standards, hafts blushed yellow; beards yellow-gold, pompom flounces; slight lacing. 'Mannekin Pis' X Frills and Flounces'.

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IMG 6090IMG 6091photo by George Bacon taken at Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris GardensPhoto by Comanche Acres Iris Gardens


From Comanche Acres catalog 2018: Winsome Wanda-(Don Murphy-2018)-Sdlg. #4-C-Tall Bearded Iris-36 Inches Tall-Medium Bloom Season-Absolutely one of the best pink space age irises that we have ever seen. The ruffled and laced standards are dark pink with slightly lighter wash at midribs. Laced are ruffled falls are dark pink with paler pink wash in fall centers. Orange hafts. Beards are orange and they end in huge dark pink, frilly Pom Pom Flounces. $50.00.


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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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMG_6090.JPGJPG IMG_6090.JPG manage 737 K 20 Apr 2023 - 23:56 Main.erinchien  
IMG_6091.JPGJPG IMG_6091.JPG manage 952 K 20 Apr 2023 - 23:57 Main.erinchien  
Winsome Wanda TB Don Murphy 2018.jpegjpeg Winsome Wanda TB Don Murphy 2018.jpeg manage 381 K 07 Feb 2024 - 20:46 Main.georgebacon photo by George Bacon taken at Breezeway Iris Garden
Winsome Wanda TB1.JPGJPG Winsome Wanda TB1.JPG manage 220 K 17 Mar 2024 - 18:19 TerryLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Gardens
winsomewanda01.jpgjpg winsomewanda01.jpg manage 125 K 17 Jan 2018 - 03:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Comanche Acres Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r11 - 17 Mar 2024, TerryLaurin
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