■(TB) 'Caroline Jane'
, R. 1951). TB, 40" (102 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class-W2, White and blue-violet plicata. (seedling# P42X: 'Her Grace'
) X 'New Hope'
. Irisnoll 1951.
This iris exhibits Purple-Based Foliage
| From Walter Marx Gardens catalog 1957: CAROLINE JANE (De Forest 1951) Each 5.OO. If you are looking for a new and different blue-dotted plicata, this is the answer. The enormous flowers are carried on fine 38 inch stems. The white ground color glistens like snow and the violet-blue markings are clean. The distinct beautifully modeled standards form a lovely crown for an excellent flower. HM 1951.
| Caroline Jane (DeForest '51) - "Still the most outstanding white plicata marked blue violet. Tall stalks, large blooms and heavy substance." Region 15, Varietal Comments, The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 134 (July 1954): 71.
| Caroline Jane (DeForest) - "continues to be one of the best iris in commerce. Huge, slightly ruffled and wonderful substance, white with delicate blue stitching." Region 15, Varietal Comments, The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 134 (July 1954): 71.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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.
- 21 Apr 2019
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