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■(JI) 'Fourfold Pink'

1996, McEwen

'Fourfold Pink' (Currier McEwen, R. 1995) Seedling T(6)90/48(ERI). JI (3 falls) tetraploid. 30" (75 cm), Early to late bloom. Standards white, edged phlox purple (RHS 75C); style arms white, edged and tipped lavender pink (75B); falls lavender pink opening from deeper (75A) buds, white central area crossed by mimosa yellow (8C) veins, signal rich lemon yellow (13B). Seedling T(5)88/11(11): (seedling T(4)80/149: ('Maine Chance' x involving seedling 8 generations from W. Arlie Payne seed) x 'Pink Mystery') X 'Pink Mystery'. Eartheart 1996.

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From AIS Bulletin #301 April 1996 Introducing Fourfold Pink: (T6J90/48ER(1)) tetraploid, 3 falls, EM-L. The handsome 36" plants have two excellent branches. The 7" flowers have upright white standards and styles edged pink, and wide, flaring falls of soft, medium pink surrounding white centers. T588/11 (11) X Pink Mystery. $35. Eartheart Gardens.


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.

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FourfoldPink1.JPGJPG FourfoldPink1.JPG manage 198 K 27 Feb 2023 - 21:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
FourfoldPink_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg FourfoldPink_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 71 K 13 Jun 2010 - 23:15 Main.janlauritzen Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
forefoldpink01.JPGJPG forefoldpink01.JPG manage 789 K 09 Dec 2017 - 21:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
fourfoldpink.jpgjpg fourfoldpink.jpg manage 54 K 14 Jun 2018 - 02:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Eartheart Gardens
Topic revision: r14 - 28 Feb 2023, Harloiris
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