, R. 1991). Seedling# RN 82087J. TB, 30-31" (76-79 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards deep orchid violet (RHS 83A/B) with bright purple (77A) highlights; falls same, lighter area near bright orange red (33B) beard; ruffled. 'Dawn Light'
X seedling# RN 79-3K: ('Lady'
x 'Glory Bound'
). Iris Country 1991. Honorable Mention 1994.
| From AIS Bulletin #281 April 1991 Introducing Cher (R. Nelson '91) TB M 31" $35.00. Deep orchid violet with bright purple highlights and bright orange-red beards. Doomed standards and wide, flaring falls, "plenty of ruffles" with well budded stalks. Vigorous and beautiful. HC'86. Iris Country.
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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