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■(TB) 'Flaxflower Blue'

1967, DeForest

'Flaxflower Blue' (Caroline DeForest, R. 1966). Seedling# 64-40S. TB, 34" (86 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class-B1L, Light flax flower blue self; deeper blue beard. 'High Above' X 'Mountain Music'. Irisnoll 1967.

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From AIS Bulletin #193 April 1969 FLAXFLOWER BLUE. '67. 36 inches. Large, heavy-substanced "French Blue" with heavy, darker blue beard. Nine or more to a well-branched stalk $12.50. Irisnoll.


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.

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