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■(JI) 'Frosted Plum'

1996, Rich

'Frosted Plum' (Lois Rich by Ensata Gardens, R. 1996). Seedling K74-3A. JI (6 falls), 32" (82 cm), Midseason bloom. Near-white ground, blue (95A) halo and veining; style arms multiple, crests and petaloids dark blue purple (89A). Parentage unknown. Ensata Gardens 1996. Honorable Mention 1999.

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Awaiting original catalog description


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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IMG_6179-X2_frosted_plum.jpgjpg IMG_6179-X2_frosted_plum.jpg manage 274 K 20 Feb 2016 - 06:11 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
frostedplum01.JPGJPG frostedplum01.JPG manage 125 K 31 Aug 2015 - 20:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Harbour Breezes Daylilies & Japanese Iris-Head of Jeddore-Nova Scotia-Canada
frostedplum02.JPGJPG frostedplum02.JPG manage 567 K 06 Dec 2015 - 19:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
frostedplum1.JPGJPG frostedplum1.JPG manage 77 K 02 Feb 2012 - 20:53 Main.htb ©2005 Laurie Frazer
frostedplum5.jpgjpg frostedplum5.jpg manage 73 K 10 Jan 2010 - 03:57 Main.htb ©2005 Laurie Frazer
Topic revision: r15 - 18 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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