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■(TB) 'Grape Reprise'

1994, Moores

'Grape Reprise' (Walter Moores, R. 1994). Seedling# 86-30-B. TB, 34" (86 cm). Early midseason bloom and rebloom (September in Mississippi). Lightly ruffled dark red violet; beards lighter violet; pronounced sweet fragrance. 'Earl Of Essex' X 'Feed Back'. Moores 1994.

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From AIS Bulletin #293 April 1994 Introducing GRAPE REPRISE-TB 34" EM & RE (Sept. in MS). Dark red-violet self with lighter violet beards. Lightly ruffled with tightly swirled standards and arching falls. Multiple, well-branched rebloom stalks starting in mid-September well in advance of frost. Pronounced grape fragrance. Earl of Essex X Feed Back. $25.00. Walter Moores.


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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GrapeReprise1.jpgjpg GrapeReprise1.jpg manage 65 K 25 Sep 2012 - 02:27 Main.davepote Taken in my garden, Reston, VA Zone 6B in 2012.
GrapeReprise2.JPGJPG GrapeReprise2.JPG manage 68 K 14 Jan 2014 - 20:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Winterberry Gardens
grapereprise5.JPGJPG grapereprise5.JPG manage 233 K 24 Oct 2023 - 02:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Oct.. 2023
grapereprise9.jpgjpg grapereprise9.jpg manage 247 K 19 Feb 2023 - 15:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
grapereprise90.jpgjpg grapereprise90.jpg manage 226 K 19 Feb 2023 - 15:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
Topic revision: r13 - 24 Oct 2023, TLaurin
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