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■(JI) 'Walk In Beauty'

1969, Rich

'Walk In Beauty' (Lois Rich, R. 1969) Seedling K63-1B. JI, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Double lavender self, styles same, slight blue accent around signal; yellow signal. Maddock M1692 X Rich K69-9A. Melrose 1969. High Commendation 1968, Honorable Mention 1970.

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From Tempo Two AU catalog, 1974: WALK IN BEAUTY (J.Rich '69 USA) Double Mid-Season. Gracefully poised blooms of lavender lilac becoming blue around gold signals. Styles lavender lilac. Ruffled and full 7" blooms on healthy strong plants. HM '70. Limited stock. $7.50.


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_2792-X2_walk_in_beauty.jpgjpg IMG_2792-X2_walk_in_beauty.jpg manage 293 K 20 Feb 2016 - 06:05 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
walkin01.jpgjpg walkin01.jpg manage 168 K 17 Feb 2016 - 19:59 UnknownUser Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery
walkinbeauty01.jpgjpg walkinbeauty01.jpg manage 72 K 08 Sep 2014 - 02:47 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
walkinbeauty9.jpgjpg walkinbeauty9.jpg manage 146 K 20 Jul 2022 - 19:10 UnknownUser Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
Topic revision: r13 - 21 Jul 2022, Harloiris
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