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■(BB) 'Autumn Ivory'

2001, Spoon

'Autumn Ivory' (Ginny Spoon, R. 2000). Seedling 94-23A. BB, 26" (66 cm). Early midseason bloom and re-bloom. Ruffled ivory white; beards white at end and base, yellow to golden yellow in throat; flared; slight sweet fragrance. 'Zurich' X 'Chaste White'. Winterberry 2001.

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From AIS Bulletin #320 January 2001 Introducing Autumn Ivory (G. Spoon) BB, 26" (66 cm), EM & RE (Oct. in zone 6). Ruffled, fully flared ivory white self with ivory beards, yellow in throat. Well-branched, sturdy stalks (7 bUds) with good bloom sequence. Superior substance with long lived blossoms that extend bloom period. Healthy foliage. Slight sweet fragrance. (Zurich X Chaste White). $35.00. Winterberry Gardens.


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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AutumnIvory01.JPGJPG AutumnIvory01.JPG manage 97 K 09 Feb 2018 - 03:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Autumn_Ivory.jpgjpg Autumn_Ivory.jpg manage 26 K 06 Jan 2011 - 17:41 EleanorHutchison Picture by Snowpeak Iris
autumnivory-jb.jpgjpg autumnivory-jb.jpg manage 13 K 25 Feb 2013 - 01:55 Main.Harloiris photo courtesy Winterberry Iris
autumnivory-jb16.jpgjpg autumnivory-jb16.jpg manage 12 K 19 Jul 2016 - 14:51 Main.Betsy881 Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
autumnivory1.jpgjpg autumnivory1.jpg manage 74 K 07 Oct 2018 - 02:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Winterberry Iris Gardens
autumnivory5.JPGJPG autumnivory5.JPG manage 98 K 16 Dec 2023 - 03:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
autumnivory9.JPGJPG autumnivory9.JPG manage 33 K 09 Jan 2024 - 13:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jim Palmer
Topic revision: r17 - 10 Jan 2024, Harloiris
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