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■(TB) 'Dot And Dash'

1960, Hall

'Dot And Dash' (David Hall, R. 1960). Seedling 56-13. TB, 32" (81 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class V2, Standards deep violet; falls white, wide border same as standards. Seedling 53-30 X seedling 53-25. Cooley 1960. Honorable Mention 1960, Award of Merit 1962.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: DOT AND DASH (Hall '60) EM-34". Almost solidly colored blackish violet standards and bright falls of pure white with blackish margins. Peppery effect on outer edge of falls. Flaring, ruffled blooms on strong well-branched stalks. HM'&O, AM'62. Regularly $8.00; on $10 order $6.80; on $25 order $5.95.


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
DotAndDash02.jpgjpg DotAndDash02.jpg manage 72 K 24 Mar 2014 - 02:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
DotAndDash12BHI.jpgjpg DotAndDash12BHI.jpg manage 75 K 17 Apr 2012 - 18:41 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DotAndDashEI.jpgjpg DotAndDashEI.jpg manage 61 K 11 Dec 2012 - 18:39 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
DotAndDashIG.jpgjpg DotAndDashIG.jpg manage 24 K 29 Nov 2011 - 21:11 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Irisgal
DotDash01.jpgjpg DotDash01.jpg manage 28 K 19 Jul 2017 - 21:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
Dot_and_Dash.JPGJPG Dot_and_Dash.JPG manage 44 K 01 Feb 2011 - 17:59 IrisP  
DotandDash01.jpgjpg DotandDash01.jpg manage 185 K 27 Feb 2017 - 22:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
DotandDash02.jpgjpg DotandDash02.jpg manage 51 K 26 Jan 2021 - 14:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
dot01.jpgjpg dot01.jpg manage 88 K 08 Jun 2015 - 02:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
dotanddash01.jpgjpg dotanddash01.jpg manage 101 K 04 May 2015 - 21:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
dotanddash02.jpgjpg dotanddash02.jpg manage 21 K 18 Jan 2016 - 20:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Colin Campbell-Iris Hills Farm
dotanddash1.JPGJPG dotanddash1.JPG manage 827 K 20 Jun 2018 - 02:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at the Royal Botanical Gardens-Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
Topic revision: r22 - 17 Dec 2022, TLaurin
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