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■(TB) 'Faded Denims'

1984, Ernst

'Faded Denims' (Richard Ernst, R. 1984). Seedling# R79-105. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Fluted medium lavender blue, fading to near white in center of falls; orange beard tipped white. 'Millrace' X 'San Leandro'. Cooley's Gardens 1984.

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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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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FadedDenims01.jpgjpg FadedDenims01.jpg manage 73 K 05 Jun 2014 - 16:52 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
FadedDenims02.jpgjpg FadedDenims02.jpg manage 95 K 05 Jun 2014 - 16:54 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
FadedDenims02edt.jpgjpg FadedDenims02edt.jpg manage 39 K 16 Feb 2018 - 23:17 Main.Harloiris Detail of Rosalie Figge photo
FadedDenims03.JPGJPG FadedDenims03.JPG manage 47 K 02 Oct 2014 - 03:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
FadedDenims1.JPGJPG FadedDenims1.JPG manage 173 K 25 Aug 2016 - 15:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
fadeddenims9.JPGJPG fadeddenims9.JPG manage 370 K 25 Jan 2021 - 03:57 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1994 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r13 - 03 Apr 2022, TLaurin
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