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■(TB) 'Amethyst Flame'

1958, Schreiner

'Amethyst Flame' (Robert Schreiner, R. 1957). Seedling M-289-A. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Color Class V1M, Amethyst-orchid self. 'Crispette' X ('Lavanesque' x 'Pathfinder'). Schreiner 1958. Plant patent 1793. Honorable Mention 1958; Judges' Choice 1958, 1959; Award of Merit 1960; American Dykes Medal 1963.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: AMETHYST FLAME (Schr. '58) ML. 38 in. Crispette x (Lavanesque x Pathfinder). Large, wonderfully formed flowers of soft lavender lilac with a glistening overtone of pink. Good stalks and branching. A.M. 1960. Plant Pat. No. 1793. 5.00.
Amethyst Flame held first position on Popularity Polls in 1964 and 1965.
Amethyst Flame: A large, ruffled lilac with a flame-colored haft. Good in every way and always has been one of our favorites. Deserves the Dykes Medal it won in 1963. Hildenbrandt, Lester (1965). Irises for a Beginner, American Iris Society Bulletin 177 (April 1965), 27.


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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amethyist02.jpgjpg amethyist02.jpg manage 98 K 04 May 2015 - 18:54 UnknownUser Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
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Topic revision: r57 - 13 Feb 2023, TLaurin
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