, R. 1970). Seedling 66-11-1. TB, 38" (97 cm). Early to late bloom. Ruffled imperial purple (Wilson 33) self; blue beard. 'Doge Of Venice'
X seedling 60-60-4: ('Flyaway'
). Cooley's 1971
| GONDOLIER (J. Nelson '71) Each $20.00. A very brilliant deep, glowing, red-purple self, a child of 'Doge Of Venice' and hence the name. Falls are exceptionally broad and clean and the beard is inconspicuous, adding to the one-color, rich effect. 3-foot stems, with plenty of branching and several large flowers to the stalk. We hope to show this in color next year because it is richness personified! Seedling No. 66-11-1. [Cooley's 1971]
| GONDOLIER (Nelson ’71) Deep red-purple self with blue b. Broad petals. Fine branching. Tall, 39”. A knockout. List $10.00. Our Price $3.75. [Baldwin’s Iris Catalog, 1975. Walla Walla, WA]
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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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