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■(TB) 'Edward Of Windsor'

1945, Morris

'Edward Of Windsor' (Sir Cedric Morris, R. 1946). TB. Late bloom. Color Class-R4L. Yellow plicata seedling X Yellow plicata seedling. Wallace 1945.

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From Melrose Gardens catalog, 1957: EDWARD OF WINDSOR (Morris '45) 34 Uniform shade of shell pink, slight grey cast in falls. $1.00.
From the British Iris Society checklist: TB, late bloom, Color Class R4L. Shell pink, slight grey cast in fall. Yellow plicata seedling x yellow plicata seedling. Wallace 1945. Introduced commercially. Note: 1949 Checklist has the name as 'Edward Windsor'.


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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edward-of-windsor1.jpgjpg edward-of-windsor1.jpg manage 42 K 11 Jul 2010 - 03:07 Main.mikeu Edward Of Windsor by Mike Unser
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edwardofwidsor4.JPGJPG edwardofwidsor4.JPG manage 25 K 14 Sep 2013 - 14:26 UnknownUser Photo by Sir Cedric Morris Iris
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Topic revision: r15 - 01 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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