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■(TB) 'Amethyst Delight'

1998, Hill

'Amethyst Delight' (Elyse Hill, R. 1995). Seedling EJ 2-13-93. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards amethyst; style arms amethyst blended orange; Falls amethyst, lacy buff edge; beards orange; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. 'Pagan Pink' X seedling EJ 2-17-91: 'Deep Fire' x 'Briar Rose'). O'Brien Iris 1998.

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Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

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.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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amethyistdelight2.jpgjpg amethyistdelight2.jpg manage 59 K 23 Aug 2013 - 00:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
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amethystdelight3.jpgjpg amethystdelight3.jpg manage 65 K 21 Mar 2021 - 15:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
amethystdelight9.jpgjpg amethystdelight9.jpg manage 167 K 03 Jun 2021 - 01:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Topic revision: r12 - 03 Jun 2021, TLaurin
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