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■(TB) 'Last Emperor'

1990, Gaulter

'Last Emperor' (Larry Gaulter by Cooley's Gardens, R. 1990). Seedling# 82-1-7A. TB, 36" (91 cm). Late midseason bloom. Lightly ruffled royal blue purple; self beards. Involving seedlings from 'His Lordship' lines. Cooley 1990.

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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
LastEmperor02.JPGJPG LastEmperor02.JPG manage 47 K 03 Oct 2014 - 02:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
LastEmperor1.jpgjpg LastEmperor1.jpg manage 71 K 13 Oct 2015 - 20:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
lastemperor08.JPGJPG lastemperor08.JPG manage 346 K 25 Jan 2021 - 03:44 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1994 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
lastemperor09.JPGJPG lastemperor09.JPG manage 287 K 06 Jan 2021 - 15:54 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1994 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r12 - 25 Jan 2021, TLaurin
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