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■(JI) 'Espata'

2001, Copeland

'Espata' ( Jill Copeland, R. 2001) Seedling 83-005. JI (6 falls), 39" (99 cm), Midseason late bloom. Pansy (RHS 83A) to bishops violet (81B), blue (89B) halo, aureolin yellow (12A) signal; style arms pansy; lightly ruffled. Parentage unknown. Ensata Gardens 2001. Honorable Mention 2006.

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BHP 1937-X2 espata.jpgEspata01.JPGespata01.JPGespata02.JPGEspata02.JPGespata1.jpg


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Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some Japanese 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 but moist good garden soil, More tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Needs swampy conditions especially in Spring bloom season.
PH Prefers Acid solis 6.1 to 7.0, intolerant of limy soils
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on organic soils.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BHP_1937-X2_espata.jpgjpg BHP_1937-X2_espata.jpg manage 234 K 20 Feb 2016 - 04:26 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
Espata01.JPGJPG Espata01.JPG manage 113 K 30 Apr 2014 - 15:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
Espata02.JPGJPG Espata02.JPG manage 190 K 14 Dec 2015 - 21:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Harbour Breezes Daylilies & Japanese Iris-Head of Jeddore-Nova Scotia-Canada
espata01.JPGJPG espata01.JPG manage 891 K 12 Dec 2017 - 14:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
espata02.JPGJPG espata02.JPG manage 83 K 06 Jan 2015 - 20:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by AIS Archives
espata1.jpgjpg espata1.jpg manage 163 K 29 Jun 2019 - 19:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gary White
Topic revision: r17 - 18 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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