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■(TB) 'Gracie Pfost'

1961, Smith

'Gracie Pfost' (Eva Smith, R. 1958). Seedling# 58-1. TB, 40" (102 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class-YR5, Coppery rose self. 'Mary Randall' x 'Cordovan'. Smith 1961.

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ORIGINAL CATALOG DESCRIPTION:

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From AIS Bulletin #169, April 1963. GRACIE PFOST (E. Smith 61) (Mary Randall X Cordovan) 40 in. Midseason. A lovely copper-rose blend. Satinlike texture. Very large semi-flaring. Very healthy and fast multiplier. H. M. 1962. $15.00. Smith's Iris Garden.
 
From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: GRACIE PFOST (E. Smith '61) E.M. 38 in. M. Randall x Cordovan. One of the largest iris we have ever seen, this is a real show stopper. A blend of rich rose and coppery cocoa. H.M. 1962. NET 15.00.

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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Gracie Pfost.1961.Smith.jpgjpg Gracie Pfost.1961.Smith.jpg manage 336 K 08 May 2020 - 16:37 Main.davepote Image scanned by David Potembski from Tell's catalog, 1961.
graciepfost.jpgjpg graciepfost.jpg manage 200 K 06 Feb 2020 - 15:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
graciepfost01.JPGJPG graciepfost01.JPG manage 79 K 13 May 2014 - 01:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
graciepfost02.JPGJPG graciepfost02.JPG manage 71 K 13 May 2014 - 01:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
graciepfost03.JPGJPG graciepfost03.JPG manage 64 K 13 May 2014 - 01:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
graciepfost04.JPGJPG graciepfost04.JPG manage 506 K 15 Oct 2015 - 02:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
graciepfost09.JPGJPG graciepfost09.JPG manage 387 K 20 Jan 2021 - 03:35 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1965 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
graciepfost1.JPGJPG graciepfost1.JPG manage 56 K 01 Dec 2014 - 18:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
graciepfost2.jpgjpg graciepfost2.jpg manage 182 K 27 Nov 2017 - 14:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
graciepfost3.jpgjpg graciepfost3.jpg manage 197 K 03 Jan 2018 - 03:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
graciepfost4.JPGJPG graciepfost4.JPG manage 662 K 18 May 2018 - 20:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
graciepfost44.JPGJPG graciepfost44.JPG manage 147 K 14 Jun 2020 - 22:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
graciepfost5.JPGJPG graciepfost5.JPG manage 680 K 18 May 2018 - 20:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
graciepfost55.JPGJPG graciepfost55.JPG manage 157 K 14 Jun 2020 - 22:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
graciepfost6.JPGJPG graciepfost6.JPG manage 609 K 18 May 2018 - 20:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
graciepfost7.JPGJPG graciepfost7.JPG manage 644 K 18 May 2018 - 20:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
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Topic revision: r23 - 13 Feb 2021, Harloiris
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