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■(TB) 'Leda's Lover'

1980, Hager

'Leda's Lover' (Ben Hager, R. 1979). Seedling# T3085RfWh. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason bloom. Ruffled white self; pale yellow beard. 'Geometrics' sibling (blue) X 'Ice Sculpture'. Melrose Gardens 1980.

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Awaiting original catalog description.
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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IMG_8905.jpgjpg IMG_8905.jpg manage 296 K 27 Dec 2018 - 15:12 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski, Rebert Garden 2017, Bed 45.
LedasLover-2014-1.JPGJPG LedasLover-2014-1.JPG manage 38 K 08 Dec 2015 - 13:31 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
LedasLover-2014-2.JPGJPG LedasLover-2014-2.JPG manage 39 K 08 Dec 2015 - 13:31 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
LedasLover271004.jpgjpg LedasLover271004.jpg manage 15 K 12 Nov 2010 - 19:31 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
LedasLover6.jpgjpg LedasLover6.jpg manage 148 K 30 Apr 2021 - 16:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
LedasLover7.jpgjpg LedasLover7.jpg manage 54 K 19 Oct 2013 - 03:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
LedasLoverEI.jpgjpg LedasLoverEI.jpg manage 28 K 15 Dec 2012 - 15:30 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
LedasLover_fl.jpgjpg LedasLover_fl.jpg manage 56 K 17 Feb 2011 - 18:08 IrisP  
Ledass_Lover_Hager_80.JPGJPG Ledass_Lover_Hager_80.JPG manage 55 K 05 Jan 2010 - 16:47 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
leda02.jpgjpg leda02.jpg manage 34 K 06 Mar 2015 - 04:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
ledas01.jpgjpg ledas01.jpg manage 43 K 05 Feb 2015 - 16:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
ledas02.jpgjpg ledas02.jpg manage 42 K 05 Feb 2015 - 16:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
ledas03.jpgjpg ledas03.jpg manage 55 K 13 Jun 2015 - 21:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
ledaslov02.JPGJPG ledaslov02.JPG manage 73 K 02 Jul 2014 - 14:17 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
ledaslov03.JPGJPG ledaslov03.JPG manage 66 K 02 Jul 2014 - 14:18 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
ledaslover01.jpgjpg ledaslover01.jpg manage 21 K 13 Sep 2014 - 02:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Seagate Irises-United Kingdom
ledaslover02.jpgjpg ledaslover02.jpg manage 84 K 10 Jun 2014 - 22:18 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
ledaslover03.jpgjpg ledaslover03.jpg manage 124 K 10 Jun 2014 - 22:21 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
ledaslover04.jpgjpg ledaslover04.jpg manage 61 K 04 Aug 2015 - 19:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
ledaslover051.jpgjpg ledaslover051.jpg manage 43 K 24 Jan 2021 - 20:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
ledaslover09.JPGJPG ledaslover09.JPG manage 296 K 22 Jan 2021 - 03:42 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1994 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
ledaslover2.JPGJPG ledaslover2.JPG manage 221 K 06 Dec 2020 - 03:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
ledaslover3.jpgjpg ledaslover3.jpg manage 162 K 05 Jan 2018 - 03:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
ledaslover4.jpgjpg ledaslover4.jpg manage 190 K 29 Nov 2017 - 03:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
ledaslover5.jpgjpg ledaslover5.jpg manage 34 K 05 Apr 2013 - 12:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
ledaslover8.jpgjpg ledaslover8.jpg manage 60 K 11 Nov 2013 - 13:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
ledaslover9.JPGJPG ledaslover9.JPG manage 67 K 21 Aug 2021 - 18:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r34 - 31 Mar 2022, TLaurin
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