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(TB) 'Amy Brandon Thomas'

1923, Perry

'Amy Brandon Thomas' ( Amos Perry, R. 1923) TB; Midseason bloom; Medium blue bitone; ( Iris cypriana X Iris pallida ), Perry 1923; Wayman 1926; Journal of The Royal Horticultural Society, 53: Pt.1, p130, Jan. 1928 Trials. Journal of The Royal Horticultural Society 60: Part 10 p457, Oct. 1935 Trials.

Note: The online Iris Register ends with "variety superseded; variety obsolete."

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From Sam Carpenter catalog, 1927: THOMAS, AMY BRANDON (Perry) $1.50 (Cypriana X Pallida) One of the most attractive, stout branching stems bearing a profusion of attractive flowers of great substance; standards soft violet-blue while its massive falls are a delightful shade of soft purple, with a conspicuous white lined base with soft brown markings; late flowering.


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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Topic revision: r7 - 11 Jan 2022, Harloiris
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