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■(IB) 'Painted Hills'

1982, Palmer

'Painted Hills' (Cleo Palmer, R. 1982). Seedling #8167. IB, 24" (61 cm), Early bloom. Standards light sandy yellow-green, infused pale red-violet on lower half; styles blended yellow, pale violet and green; Falls light yellow-green with pale violet overlay, yellow-green rim, pale red-violet halo spot into hafts; light bronze beard. 'Harvest Festival' X 'Grand Gesture'. Palmer's Iris Garden 1983. Exhibition Certificate 1982; Honorable Mention 1986.

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From AIS Bulletin #249 April 1983 Introducing PAINTED HILLS-IB, 24", E. S. light sandy yellow-green, infused pale red-violet on lower half. Styles blended yellow, pale violet and green. F. light yellow-green with pale violet overlay, yellow-green rim, pale red-violet halo spot and shoulders. Light bronze beard. Harvest Festival X Grand Gesture. $12.50. Palmer's Iris Garden.
 


Culture

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FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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