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■(TB) 'High Tor'

1952, Fielding

'High Tor' (Roy Fielding, R. 1950). TB, 42" (107 cm). Late bloom. Color Class-BV1, Blue-violet self. 'Snow Flurry' X 'Azure Skies'. Sign of the Iris 1952.

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From Milliken Iris Gardens catalog, 1955: HIGH TOR (Fielding)-H.M., A.I.S. '52. Any person on seeing this flower for the first time will be added to the ranks of its devotees. Huge, chicory blue, very ruffled flowers sit on their perfectly branched stems with all the grace and nobility that is their heritage. The tall stalks make them as useful in the garden as they are on the show table. A must. 38 in. $5.00.


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.

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