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■(TB) 'Lady Of Loudoun'

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'Lady Of Loudoun' (George Crossman, R. 1969). Seedling# 6535. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-B3Pcm, Standards very pale blue with narrow border of pale lavender-blue; Falls very pale blue (almost white), wide lavender-blue border; beard yellow tipped white. 'Rippling Waters' X 'Whole Cloth'. Stone Lantern 1970. Honorable Mention 1971.

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From AIS Bulletin #201 April 1971. LADY OF LOUDOUN (George Crossman '70). $12.50. Sdlg. 55-35. Rippling Waters X Whole Cloth. TB. M. 36". Very lovely variety, with closed, arching standards of light lavender-blue, with narrow margin of darker lavender-blue; and flaring, ruffled falls of light lavender-blue, with wide border of darker lavender-blue. Yellow-tipped white beard. Very good substance, branching, and bud count, and healthy blue-green foliage. Is proving an excellent parent. Gene & Jerry's Iris Garden.


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
IMG_7178.jpgjpg IMG_7178.jpg manage 406 K 04 Jan 2019 - 19:05 UnknownUser Photo by David Potembski, Rebert Garden 2016, Bed 23.
LadyofLoudoun01.jpgjpg LadyofLoudoun01.jpg manage 109 K 10 Jun 2014 - 21:31 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
LadyofLoudoun01edt.jpgjpg LadyofLoudoun01edt.jpg manage 26 K 26 Jun 2017 - 22:51 Main.Harloiris Detail of Rosalie Figge photo
Topic revision: r10 - 28 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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