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■(TB) 'Dream Spun'

1962, Gibson

'Dream Spun' (James Gibson, R. 1961). Seedling 14-6-PTA. TB, 40" (102 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards mauve on white ground; Falls white ground, mauve border. From two seedlings. Cooley 1962. Honorable Mention 1963.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: DREAM SPUN (Gibson '62) M. 36 in. (From sdlgs.) A huge, wide petaled flower of white ground with what might be termed an almost full wash of pinkish lavender that is slightly heavier on the edges of the falls. NET 17.50.
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Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-03-16
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
DreamSpunEI.jpgjpg DreamSpunEI.jpg manage 31 K 11 Dec 2012 - 18:53 BetsyHiggins Photo by Exline Iris Garden
dream-spun1-12.jpgjpg dream-spun1-12.jpg manage 85 K 17 Oct 2015 - 23:00 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
dream-spun1-16.jpgjpg dream-spun1-16.jpg manage 179 K 04 Sep 2016 - 02:41 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
dream-spun2-11.jpgjpg dream-spun2-11.jpg manage 55 K 17 Oct 2015 - 23:00 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
dream-spun2-16.jpgjpg dream-spun2-16.jpg manage 145 K 04 Sep 2016 - 02:41 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
dream-spun3-11.jpgjpg dream-spun3-11.jpg manage 56 K 17 Oct 2015 - 23:00 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
dream-spun3-16.jpgjpg dream-spun3-16.jpg manage 68 K 04 Sep 2016 - 02:41 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
dream04.jpgjpg dream04.jpg manage 74 K 08 Jun 2015 - 02:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
dreamspun9.JPGJPG dreamspun9.JPG manage 449 K 19 Jan 2021 - 16:09 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1965 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r15 - 08 Jul 2024, DougChyz
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