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■(TB) 'Crystal Cathedral'

1984, Hager

'Crystal Cathedral' (Ben Hager by W. Maryott, R. 1983). Seedling# T3171. TB, 37" (94 cm), Midseason bloom. Ruffled very pale lavender, fading to white; very pale lavender beard. 'Igloo' X Hager seedling# T2590A: ((('Golden Stairs' x ('Queen's Lace' x (Babson seedling# E61-1 x 'Figurine'))) x 'Morning Breeze') x 'Dream Time'). Maryott's Gardens 1984. Honorable Mention 1986; Favorite Guest 1986.

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Awaiting original catalog description.


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
CrystalCathedral12BHI.jpgjpg CrystalCathedral12BHI.jpg manage 63 K 16 Apr 2012 - 18:27 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
CrystalCathedralBJ2.jpgjpg CrystalCathedralBJ2.jpg manage 39 K 02 Dec 2016 - 13:01 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
Crystal_Cathedral_Hager-Marryot_84.JPGJPG Crystal_Cathedral_Hager-Marryot_84.JPG manage 56 K 04 Jan 2010 - 17:11 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
IMG_8864.jpgjpg IMG_8864.jpg manage 320 K 27 Dec 2018 - 14:11 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski, Rebert Garden 2017, Bed 46.
IMG_8865.jpgjpg IMG_8865.jpg manage 388 K 27 Dec 2018 - 14:11 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski, Rebert Garden 2017, Bed 46.
crystal_cathedral.JPGJPG crystal_cathedral.JPG manage 60 K 10 Jun 2010 - 15:44 Main.chinon36  
crystal_cathedral_fl.jpgjpg crystal_cathedral_fl.jpg manage 28 K 07 Mar 2011 - 19:11 IrisP  
crystalcath02.JPGJPG crystalcath02.JPG manage 68 K 26 Jun 2014 - 22:43 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
crystalcathedral09.JPGJPG crystalcathedral09.JPG manage 335 K 06 Jan 2021 - 15:51 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1994 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r23 - 18 Jan 2023, dougchyz
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