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■(PCN) 'San Andreas'

1991, Ghio

'San Andreas' (Joseph Ghio, R. 1990) Seedling# PJ-164-O. CA, 12" (30 cm), Very early bloom. Standards velvety purple; falls purple, deeper in center. 'Western World' X 'Idylwild'. Bay View Gardens 1991.

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San Andreas.jpgSan Andreas1.jpgSan Andreas (side).jpgsanandreas02.JPGSanAndreas10.JPGsanandreas5.JPG


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Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

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)
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 tolerant of poor soils.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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SanAndreas10.JPGJPG SanAndreas10.JPG manage 228 K 13 Nov 2022 - 20:06 UnknownUser Photo from the AIS Library
San_Andreas.jpgjpg San_Andreas.jpg manage 62 K 25 Oct 2015 - 17:28 LeonineIris Photo by Leonine Iris
San_Andreas1.jpgjpg San_Andreas1.jpg manage 60 K 21 Jul 2011 - 01:48 Main.ksayce From SPCNI Photo CD
San_Andreas_(side).jpgjpg San_Andreas_(side).jpg manage 67 K 25 Oct 2015 - 17:28 LeonineIris Photo by Leonine Iris
sanandreas02.JPGJPG sanandreas02.JPG manage 93 K 13 Jul 2014 - 14:43 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
sanandreas5.JPGJPG sanandreas5.JPG manage 182 K 31 Dec 2023 - 20:42 UnknownUser Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r16 - 31 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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