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■(TB) 'Glory Story'

1988, Weiler

'Glory Story' (John Weiler, R. 1988). Seedling# 82-104-8. TB, 36" (91 cm). Late to very late bloom. Heavily ruffled dark blue; creamy white beard; slight sweet fragrance. Seedling# 78-16: ('Social Whirl' x 'Bridal Wreath') X seedling# 75-40-1: ('Goodnight Irene' x 'Blue Luster'). Rialto Gardens 1988. Honorable Mention 1992.

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Photo by NolaPhoto by Jan LauritzenPhoto by Exline Iris GardenPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America GardenPhoto by Exline Iris GardenPhoto by The Iris FanPhoto by John Black


From AIS Bulletin #269 April 1988 Introducing GLORY STORY (Weiler 88) TB 36" L-VL. Heavy fluting on all petals give unique form for a dark blue iris. Thick substance make 8-10 late, well-timed buds flower until other iris finish, extending the season. Wellbranched stalks, husky growth & rapid increase make an outstanding garden plant. 82-104-8: (Social Whirl x Bridal Wreath) X (Goodnight Irene x Blue Lustre). $30.00. Rialto Gardens.


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 - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Glory-StoryNN.jpgjpg Glory-StoryNN.jpg manage 44 K 07 Nov 2011 - 15:42 BetsyHiggins Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
GloryStory02.jpgjpg GloryStory02.jpg manage 62 K 25 Mar 2014 - 21:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
GloryStoryEI.jpgjpg GloryStoryEI.jpg manage 43 K 13 Dec 2012 - 15:33 BetsyHiggins Photo by Exline Iris Garden
GloryStoryIF.jpgjpg GloryStoryIF.jpg manage 61 K 25 Jan 2012 - 14:59 BetsyHiggins Photo by The Iris Fan
GloryStoryJB.jpgjpg GloryStoryJB.jpg manage 62 K 26 Feb 2012 - 23:20 BetsyHiggins Photo by John Black
glory01.jpgjpg glory01.jpg manage 74 K 22 Jan 2015 - 04:18 TerryLaurin Photo by Jan Lauritzen
glory02.jpgjpg glory02.jpg manage 78 K 10 Jun 2015 - 02:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
glorystory9.JPGJPG glorystory9.JPG manage 244 K 10 Apr 2023 - 02:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
Topic revision: r20 - 26 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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