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■(TB) 'Amitola'

1936, Sass

'Amitola' (Hans Peter Sass, R. 1935) TB. Late bloom. Color class-S7L, ('Midgard' X 'Rameses'), Maple Road 1936.

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From Sass catalog, 1937: AMITOLA (H. P. Sass, 1936)-S, and stigmas light russet vinaceous. F. Tourmaline pink. Beard bright yellow. 38-inches, good branching stem. $10.00.
From Schreiner's 1937 catalog: AMITOLA (H. P. Sass 1936) ML. 38". From a line of seedlings derived originally from a cross of Midgard and Rameses comes this opulent new pink blend of splendid habit and branching. According to Ridgeway's its color is a blending of vinaceous russet and to tourmaline pink. A very intriguing new iris. $10.00


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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