, R. 1982). Seedling# RN 79-12A. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards medium pink (bluer tint of RHS 36C); falls creamy pink (36A) at hafts, blending to 136B) at edge; red orange 133B) beard tipped red 140C/D). Seedling# RN 76-2C: ('Love Sonnet'
x 'Glory Bound'
) X 'Carved Pink'
. Iris Country 1985. High Commendation 1983; Honorable Mention 1987.
| From AIS Bulletin #257 April 1985 Introducing CHRISTA (R. Nelson) (Love Sonnet x Glory Bound) x Carved Pink. Rounded, smooth medium pink with coral red beards. Healthy, 7 buds, 36". $20.00. 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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