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■(TB) 'Danube Waltz'

1994, Nichols

'Danube Waltz' (Hooker Nichols, R. 1990). Seedling 8856D. TB, 38" (97 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards blue; falls darker blue; beards yellow white; ruffled; pronounced fragrance. 'Sea Of Galilee' X 'Titan's Glory'. Hillcrest 1994. Honorable Mention 1997.

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From AIS Bulletin #294 July 1994 Introducing DANUBE WALTZ-TB 36" M-L. Medium blue-violet neglecta. Fertile both ways. Three branches with 9-10 buds. Sib to Balch Springs. $35.00. Hillcrest Iris Gardens.


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
DanubeWaltz01.jpgjpg DanubeWaltz01.jpg manage 65 K 23 Mar 2014 - 02:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
danube_waltz_66.jpgjpg danube_waltz_66.jpg manage 72 K 28 Nov 2010 - 21:57 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
daubewaltz01.jpgjpg daubewaltz01.jpg manage 52 K 02 Jan 2015 - 02:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
Topic revision: r12 - 04 Jan 2022, dougchyz
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