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■(TB) 'Argent'

1882, Forbes

'Argent' ( John Forbes, 1882) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B3M. Forbes 1882, 1938, Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society 53: Pt. 1, 127 January 1928 trials.

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Awaiting original catalog description
See also HIPS site


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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-- Main.RPries - 2010-11-10
Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Argent.jpgjpg Argent.jpg manage 23 K 10 Nov 2010 - 22:51 UnknownUser Curtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
Argent1.jpgjpg Argent1.jpg manage 62 K 25 Sep 2012 - 03:03 Main.davepote Taken at Winterberry Gardens, Cross Junction, VA
Argent9.jpgjpg Argent9.jpg manage 29 K 27 Jan 2021 - 00:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Crafton Hills Iris Farm
ArgentBHI.jpgjpg ArgentBHI.jpg manage 60 K 14 Apr 2012 - 17:30 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
ArgentBHI1.JPGJPG ArgentBHI1.JPG manage 79 K 10 Aug 2021 - 18:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
argent01.JPGJPG argent01.JPG manage 784 K 27 Apr 2018 - 20:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
argent02.JPGJPG argent02.JPG manage 687 K 27 Apr 2018 - 20:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
argent03.JPGJPG argent03.JPG manage 528 K 27 Apr 2018 - 20:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
argent04.JPGJPG argent04.JPG manage 192 K 08 Jun 2020 - 03:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
argent05.JPGJPG argent05.JPG manage 150 K 08 Jun 2020 - 03:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
argent1.jpgjpg argent1.jpg manage 138 K 13 Jun 2019 - 02:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r18 - 10 Aug 2021, TLaurin
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