(Rudolph E. Kleinsorge
, R 1946). TB, Midseason bloom. Color Class R4L. (seedling 269 x 'Prairie Sunset'
). Honorable Mention 1947.
| From Cooley's Gardens catalog for 1946: "We think this is one of the most colorful and fiery blends that we have seen. It is a sort of flame-copper, with salmon shadings, and the beards and central areas are a mass of brilliant burnt orange. Large flowers; the standards upright and well closed, the falls broad and distinctly flaring. Increases fast and makes a gorgeous clump."
| From Wallace Iris Gardens catalog 1955: JULIET - (Kleinsorge '46) M. One of the most colorful and fiery blends of the present day. Large flowers have a basic color of flame copper suffused with shades of salmon; and its center area and beard are of the brightest burnt orange. H M, A I S, '47. 36 in. $1.00.
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.
-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
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