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■(TB) 'Jo Vallery'

1985, Hamblen

'Jo Vallery' (Melba Hamblen, R. 1984) Seedling# H79-10B. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Ruffled and laced light pink (RHS 62D); falls lighter toward beard with deeper-toned edge; tangerine pink beard; sweet fragrance.'Beauty Is' X 'Sunday Chimes'. Mission Bell 1985. High Commendation 1984; Honorable Mention 1989.

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From AIS Bulletin #256 January 1985 Introducing JO VALLERY. TB, 36", ML. Intensely ruffled and frilled stands give the impression of multiple petals. Wide, flaring falls lighten toward showy pink beards, deeper near edge. Strong stalks carry 10 or more well placed buds. Named to honor Herbert Spence's mother, who was active in irises throughout her life. Beauty Is X Sunday Chimes. #H79-10B. HC '84 $30.00. Mission Bell.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
JoVallery11.JPGJPG JoVallery11.JPG manage 65 K 20 Aug 2021 - 18:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
JoVallery12bhi.jpgjpg JoVallery12bhi.jpg manage 60 K 22 Apr 2012 - 14:04 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
jo_vallery_64.jpgjpg jo_vallery_64.jpg manage 65 K 10 Dec 2010 - 21:55 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
jo_vallery_66.jpgjpg jo_vallery_66.jpg manage 72 K 10 Dec 2010 - 21:55 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
jovalley01.JPGJPG jovalley01.JPG manage 103 K 20 Apr 2020 - 03:12 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1990 Roris Gardens catalog by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r15 - 18 Mar 2023, dougchyz
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