■ (TB) 'Corrida'
(Millet et Fils
, 1914). TB, 36", Midseason late bloom, Color Class-B1L. Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society 1927.
Diploïd. Homozygous purple (W1W1).
| Millet 1914: Bonnewitz 1920; Garden Illustrated $9: 393. June 25. 1927; Berry 1938; Bunyard 1938: Rowan 1938; Vilmorin 1938: Wasswerman 1938: Katkamier 1939; stoner 1939:
| From Indian Spring Farms catalog, 1927: CORRIDA (Millet). A charming sky blue self of most delicate and graceful habits. S. light violet-blue; F. slightly deeper shade. The flowers are medium size, but of perfect form with erect, lightly frilled standards and straight-hanging falls. Very free flowering and late. 42 inches. 50 cts. each; $1.25 for 3; $4.00 per doz.
| Peckham, E. (Ed.). (1940). Alphabetical iris check list: 1939, (p. 176). The American Iris Society.
| From Vaughan's catalog: "Corrida. 36 inches. "S" and "F" aniline-blue, a little darker than Celeste. Flowers of medium size; very free-flowering and late. Each. 50c."
| From Longfield Iris Farm catalog, 1930: "Corrida (Millet, 1914). Flowers of medium size self-colored light blue. Fine. Effective in mass. Late flowering - - $0.25."
| Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society, Vol 53: Pt. 1, p. 135(Jan. 1928). Trials.
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.
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