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■(TB) 'Caroline E. Stringer'

1924, Sass

'Caroline E. Stringer' (Jacob Sass, R. 1924) TB. Late midseason bloom. Color Class W7. Palest pink, 30". 'Her Majesty' x unknown. Sass 1924.

* See below:


From Sass catalog, 1937: CAROLINE E. STRINGER (Jacob Sass, 1930)-ln effect a beautiful pink tinted iris, large beautifully ruffled with yellow at the haft and a yellow beard. 6 inches. 25c
From Sarah Toedt’s Springtime Gardens catalog, 1929: CAROLINE STRINGER — Lavendar blush with a flush of white on falls. Pink under artificial light.
CAROLINE E. STRINGER. A few years ago the Sass's gave us this lovely apple blossom pink—a pink so pale and delicate that it is almost a tinted white. It still stands as one of the really excellent things in fine iris, and at the present very low price no one should be without it. Each 65c; three for $1.50; ten, $4.00 _[Cooley's Wholesale pricelist, 1932]


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
caroline-e-stringer1-16.jpgjpg caroline-e-stringer1-16.jpg manage 96 K 12 Jun 2016 - 00:59 Main.mikeu Photo taken at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens by Mike Unser
carolineestringer09.JPGJPG carolineestringer09.JPG manage 135 K 22 Dec 2021 - 20:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
carolineestringer090.JPGJPG carolineestringer090.JPG manage 138 K 22 Dec 2021 - 20:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
carolineestringer091.JPGJPG carolineestringer091.JPG manage 149 K 22 Dec 2021 - 20:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
carolineestringer5.JPGJPG carolineestringer5.JPG manage 168 K 20 Jun 2022 - 19:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
carolineestringer9.JPGJPG carolineestringer9.JPG manage 66 K 13 Aug 2021 - 11:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r17 - 24 Jun 2022, Harloiris
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