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■(JI) 'Hue And Cry'

1970, Maddocks

'Hue And Cry'(Frederick Maddocks, R. 1970) Seedling M1633. JI, 36" (91 cm), Late midseason bloom. Satsuma plum red, boldly veined white, small white area surrounding yellow spear. Seedling x seedling. Melrose Gardens 1970. Honorable Mention 1971, Payne Award 1973.

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Photo by Tranquil Lake NurseryPhoto by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis GardenPhoto by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm


Awaiting original catalog description
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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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-04-24
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
hue01.JPGJPG hue01.JPG manage 592 K 17 Feb 2016 - 04:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery
hueandcry1.jpgjpg hueandcry1.jpg manage 96 K 24 Jul 2019 - 02:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
hueandcry9.JPGJPG hueandcry9.JPG manage 275 K 28 Feb 2023 - 03:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
Topic revision: r13 - 20 Oct 2023, Harloiris
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