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■(PCN) 'California Doll'

1983, Stambach by Hood

'California Doll' (George Stambach by C. Hood, R. 1981) Seedling #HS 76-2. CA, 13" (33 cm), Midseason bloom. Lightly ruffled white, washed and veined light purple (Munsell 7.5), yellow signal. Unknown parentage. Longview Iris 1983. Exhibition Certificate 1981.

See below:

California Doll 1a.jpg


Awaiting original catalog description


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Fertilizer tolerant of poor soils.
Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some PCN cultivars may tolerate colder, others may tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10. Naturally they occur within 50 miles or less of the Pacific Coast)
PH Prefers Acid solis 6.1 to 7.0, intolerant of limy soils
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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-09-02
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California_Doll_1a.jpgjpg California_Doll_1a.jpg manage 54 K 20 Jun 2011 - 03:31 Main.ksayce PCI California Doll from SPCNI Photo CD
Topic revision: r9 - 16 Feb 2023, Harloiris
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