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■(TB) 'La Valse'

1995, Hager

'La Valse' (Ben Hager, R. 1994). Seedling# T5431DpPchSh. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Smooth deep peach self; beards tangerine. Seedling# T4235PkCr/Lv: ('Merry Madrigal' x 'Mother Earth') X 'Adventuress'. Cooley 1995. Honorable Mention 1997.

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LA VALSE (Hager, '95) ML, 35" $35.00. We're pleased to introduce this new iris from Ben Hager. Intense deep peach-pink color on flowers of incredible substance. The falls are a creamier shade of peach-pink, lighter than the standards. Heavy ruffling and a touch of lace border the standards and falls. Tangerine red beards are nestled in the hafts. Eight buds on well-branched stems. Sdlg. T5431DpPchSh. [Cooley's catalog, 1995]. Pictured on our front cover.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
LAVALSE1.jpgjpg LAVALSE1.jpg manage 168 K 06 Oct 2017 - 03:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris Garden Feel Good-Russia
LaValse-11.jpgjpg LaValse-11.jpg manage 47 K 26 Sep 2012 - 20:15 Main.TLaurin
la-valse1-16.jpgjpg la-valse1-16.jpg manage 122 K 06 Sep 2016 - 06:21 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
lavalse01.jpgjpg lavalse01.jpg manage 164 K 24 Mar 2016 - 19:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
lavalse02.jpgjpg lavalse02.jpg manage 191 K 24 Mar 2016 - 19:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
lavalse03.jpgjpg lavalse03.jpg manage 177 K 24 Mar 2016 - 19:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
lavalse2.jpgjpg lavalse2.jpg manage 33 K 06 Oct 2013 - 02:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
lavalse3.jpgjpg lavalse3.jpg manage 61 K 11 Nov 2013 - 21:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
lavalse7.JPGJPG lavalse7.JPG manage 263 K 11 Apr 2023 - 01:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
lavalse9.JPGJPG lavalse9.JPG manage 313 K 16 Jan 2021 - 03:43 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2003 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r20 - 11 Apr 2023, TLaurin
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