, R. 1946) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class -B3L. ( 'Castalia'
x 'Santa Barbara'
) x 'Great Lakes'
. Honorable Mention A.I.S. 1946; Award of Merit A.I.S. 1949.
| Awaiting original catalog description
| From Easy Breeze Gardens catalog, 1954: DISTANCE (Cook '46) 36". AM '49. This 'Silvery light blue, flaring, ruffled and waved, is an exquisite thing and will grace anyone's garden. $1.50.
| From Iris Test Garden Catalog, 1955: DISTANCE. Entering the lists as one of the finest blues this cool, translucent light blue with a silvery cast is reminiscent of the blue of winter twilight. The pure, unmarred flower gives a cool,serene effect. Nice sized blooms with an airy grace and limpid color that strikes a responsive note with those in search of real blue shades. A. M. 1949. $1.00.
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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