■(TB) 'H. C. Stetson'
'H. C. Stetson'
, R. 2001). Seedling #TB95K2. TB, 36-40" (91-107 cm), Midseason late bloom. Ruffled very pale pink, deepening at standard midrib and base, and toward hafts on Falls; style arms pale pink; beards pale blue with hairs tipped white, all-white in center, pale pink tipped tangerine in throat; slight sweet fragrance. 'Art School Angel'
X 'Elizabeth Poldark'
. Long 2003. Awarded Premio Firenze 2001.
| From AIS Bulletin #329 April 2003 Introducing H.C. STETSON (Stetson) TB 36-40" ML. Tall almost white palest pink self with color deepening at midrib & base of petals. Styles & crests self color. Beards very pale blue base, tipped white in center and tangerine in throat. Nicely ruffled, well branched, 7-9 buds, triple terminal. 2001 winner 'Premio Firenze (sdlg #TB95K2) in Italy and 2nd runner-up for 'Karl Foerster Medal' in Germany. A change from the usual pinks and a proven performer in widely diverse climates & conditions. Named after my grandfather, in whose iris garden the 'bug" first bit a 7 year old almost 50 years ago. Art School Angel X Elizabeth Poldark. $40.00. Long's Gardens.
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.
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