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■(TB) 'Wish'

1983/84, Blyth

'Wish' (Barry Blyth, R. 1981) Seedling# M65-3. TB, 32" (81 cm), Midseason bloom. Soft pink, orchid pink hafts deepening to blue pink around beard; saturn red beard tipped blue at outer end. ('Snow Peach' x 'Martinique') X 'Lady X'. Tempo Two 1983/84.

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From Tempo Two catalog, 1983: WISH (Blyth '83 Aust.) M 32" Sdlg. M65-3. Exquisite is an apt one word description ….. To carry it a bit further the colour is soft pink self with soft orchid pink hafts and a bluish influence around beards. Beards are saturn red tipped blue at the outer end. Form and growth are exceptional. Makes a beautiful garden clump. Make a WISH and it can be in your garden. ((Snow Peach x Martinique) x Lady X). $18.00.


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
WISH1.JPGJPG WISH1.JPG manage 137 K 25 Nov 2018 - 12:58 UnknownUser Photo by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor Garden-Australia.
Wish021108_copy.jpgjpg Wish021108_copy.jpg manage 36 K 10 Nov 2010 - 06:05 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
Wish3.jpgjpg Wish3.jpg manage 143 K 03 May 2021 - 02:20 UnknownUser Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
Wish311008_copy.jpgjpg Wish311008_copy.jpg manage 31 K 10 Nov 2010 - 06:05 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
Wish4.jpgjpg Wish4.jpg manage 51 K 20 Oct 2013 - 21:53 UnknownUser Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
WishCT.jpgjpg WishCT.jpg manage 58 K 04 Nov 2011 - 22:18 Main.Betsy881 Photo by C & T Iris Patch
wish01.jpgjpg wish01.jpg manage 52 K 12 Feb 2015 - 03:26 UnknownUser Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
Topic revision: r16 - 04 May 2021, Harloiris
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