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■(IB) 'Signet Ring'

2000, Magee

'Signet Ring' (Tom Magee, R. 1995). Seedling #LSX. IB, 18" (46 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards light purple with buff shadow around purple midrib; style arms light purple shadowed buff; falls dark rich purple with buff blaze around purple center streak; beards capucine red; slight spicy fragrance. Parentage unknown -- probably sport of 'Logo'. Long's Gardens 2000. High Commendation 1997 (under name), High Commendation 1999 (under name).

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Photo by Nolaphoto by David Potembski Taken at Winterberry Gardens, Cross Junction, VA; 2011


From AIS Bulletin #317 April 2000 Introducing SIGNET RING (Magee) IB 18" M. In the purple royal mark. (Logo sport). HC '97 & '99. $20.00. Long's Gardens.
From AIS Bulletin #316 January 2000, page 105, "High Commendation Awards for 1999"


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SignetRing01.jpgjpg SignetRing01.jpg manage 73 K 23 Mar 2018 - 14:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
SignetRing_IBjb.jpgjpg SignetRing_IBjb.jpg manage 57 K 11 Jun 2016 - 23:01 Main.Harloiris photo by David Potembski Taken at Winterberry Gardens, Cross Junction, VA; 2011
Topic revision: r17 - 05 Jan 2022, Harloiris
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