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■(IB) 'Snow Festival'

1974, Palmer

'Snow Festival' (Cleo Palmer, R. 1974) Seedling #7159. IB, 24" (61 cm). Early bloom. White with few yellow haft veins; yellow beard tipped white. Seedling #6662: (('Blue Sapphire' x 'Pierre Menard') x 'Regina Maria') X 'Little Titan'. C Palmer, Riverdale Iris 1974. Exhibition Certificate 1974; Honorable Mention 1976. International Iris Competition, Vienna, State Prize 1980.

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From AIS Bulletin #217 April 1975 Introducing SNOW FESTIVAL: IB, 24", Sdlg. 7159. White self with a few yellow haft veins. Closed standards; falls are wide, round, lightly ruffled and of good substance. Yellow beard tipped white. 1-2 branches and spur with 4-7 buds. Good proportion. Sib. to Fantastic Blue. EC 1974. $15.00. Palmer's Iris Gardens.
Kurzmann, F. (1980). Results, international dwarf iris competition, Vienna 1980. Bulletin of the American Iris Society, 240(Jan 1981) p. 18.
'Snow Festival' Historic Iris Preservation Society link.


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.

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