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■(TB) 'Jeb Stuart'

1932, Washington

'Jeb Stuart' (Thomas Washington, R. 1932) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-S7D. Elizabeth Noble Nesmith 1932. Wasserman 1938; Pat. 1939; Honorable Mention, AIS 1933; Bulletin AIS 60: p.66 February 1936, Award of Merit, AIS 1935; Bulletin AIS 60: p.104 February 1936; Synonyms J. E. B. Stuart; Jeb Stewart.

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Awaiting original catalog description
JEB STUART (Wash 1932) M. 40" A rich brownish-red with copper lighting. S. domed, F. dark and velvety, intensified by the rich orange beard. Stalk tall and widely branched. $5.00. H.M. , A.I.S., 1933. [1937 Quality Gardens catalog, Freeport, IL]
Jeb Stuart: (Washington). Have only seen this twice but both times was not impressed after the build-up. Belsley, Ray J., Varietal Comments. Bulletin of the American Iris Society 74 (July 1939), 17.
JEB STUART (Washington 1932) Deep rich brownish red with some influence of copper in the tone. S. domed and do not open. F. extremely velvety, seeming much darker than the standards: deep orange beard, tall and widely branched. An outstanding iris. H. M., A. I. S. 1933. A. M., A. I. S. 1935. 40 in. $3.50. [Mrs. Thomas Nesmith, Fairmount Gardens Catalog, Introductions for 1938, Summer 1938-Spring 1939.


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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