(SPEC) 'Reticulata Coerulea'
(Rev. G. T. (or J. G.) Nelson
, before 1892). Subgenus Hermodactyloides
. Reticulata. Color Code-B1L; light blue self. Foster gives, similar to type, "but in which the deep violet is replaced by a slight, somewhat slaty blue." Krelage & Sons 1892. Iris reticulata
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Culture of Reticulata Group Irises
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some 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 good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
| PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
| Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.
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