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■(JI) 'Greywoods Contessa'

2005, Wilkinson

'Greywoods Contessa' (Darlyn Wilkinson, R. 2005) Seedling 96-60. JI (6 falls), 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Style arms white trimmed fuchsia violet; falls fuchsia violet, center white lines radiating out to edges, signal yellow, dark yellow lines. 'Greywoods Amethyst Mist' X 'Skyrocket Burst'. Greywood Farm 2005.

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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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IMG_0115-X2_greywoods_contessa.jpgjpg IMG_0115-X2_greywoods_contessa.jpg manage 309 K 21 Feb 2016 - 08:24 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
greywoodscontessa1.jpgjpg greywoodscontessa1.jpg manage 190 K 28 Jun 2020 - 02:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
greywoodscontessa10.JPGJPG greywoodscontessa10.JPG manage 161 K 23 Dec 2023 - 16:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
greywoodscontessa11.JPGJPG greywoodscontessa11.JPG manage 185 K 23 Dec 2023 - 16:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
greywoodscontessa12.JPGJPG greywoodscontessa12.JPG manage 180 K 23 Dec 2023 - 16:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
greywoodscontessa13.JPGJPG greywoodscontessa13.JPG manage 167 K 23 Dec 2023 - 16:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
jicontessa9.jpgjpg jicontessa9.jpg manage 66 K 15 Apr 2022 - 02:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Darlyn Wilkinson-Greywood Farm
Topic revision: r13 - 29 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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