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■(TB) 'El Cerrito'

1997, Maryott

'El Cerrito' (William Maryott, R. 1997). Seedling U161A. TB, 35" (89 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards and style arms light mineral violet (RHS 84D), midrib slightly darker; falls deep velvety beetroot purple (71A), 1/8" lighter maroon rim; beards brick red; ruffled. 'Cherry Glen' X Ghio seedling 88-5: ('Costa Rica' x seedling 86-29F, 'Tempting' sibling). Maryott 1997.

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Awaiting original catalog description


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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-12-08
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
El-CerritoCT.jpgjpg El-CerritoCT.jpg manage 43 K 29 Oct 2011 - 15:33 Main.Betsy881 Photo by C & T Iris Patch
ElCerrito6.jpgjpg ElCerrito6.jpg manage 38 K 28 Nov 2013 - 17:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
ElCerrito7.jpgjpg ElCerrito7.jpg manage 32 K 09 Dec 2013 - 21:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Plantas Distintas-Spain
ElCerritoBJ.JPGJPG ElCerritoBJ.JPG manage 45 K 07 Feb 2012 - 23:16 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
El_Cerrito.jpgjpg El_Cerrito.jpg manage 68 K 27 May 2013 - 09:13 UnknownUser Photo by IRIS EN PROVENCE - France
elcerrito01.jpgjpg elcerrito01.jpg manage 74 K 14 Nov 2014 - 04:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
elcerrito02.jpgjpg elcerrito02.jpg manage 93 K 27 Nov 2015 - 21:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
elcerrito3.jpgjpg elcerrito3.jpg manage 30 K 01 Apr 2013 - 15:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
elcerrito5.jpgjpg elcerrito5.jpg manage 78 K 08 Nov 2013 - 16:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
elcerrito9.JPGJPG elcerrito9.JPG manage 146 K 10 Apr 2023 - 02:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
Topic revision: r20 - 10 Apr 2023, Harloiris
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