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■(TB) 'Light And Airy'

1995, Meek

'Light And Airy' (Joyce Meek, R. 1995). Seedling# 55-2-6. TB, 33" (84 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards white with 3/4" red violet plicata rim; falls white, very narrow red violet rim, widening near hafts; beards white, faintly tipped coral; ruffled. ('Deanna Darcy' x 'Candace') X 'Lingering Love'. D. & J. Gardens 1995.

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From AIS Bulletin #297 April 1995 Introducing LIGHT AND AIRY (J. Meek) TB, ML, 33". White standards with 3/4" red violet plicata rim. Falls white, with very narrow red violet rim widening near hafts. White beards, barely tipped coral. 4 br., 7 buds. Nicely ruffled sib to Striking. (Deanna Darcy x Candace) X Lingering Love. #55-2-6. $35.00. D&J Iris Gardens.


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
LIGHTANDAIRY4.jpgjpg LIGHTANDAIRY4.jpg manage 74 K 22 Nov 2013 - 01:28 UnknownUser Photo by Augusto Bianco-biancoiride-Gabiano-Italy
LightAndAiry01.JPGJPG LightAndAiry01.JPG manage 63 K 25 Nov 2014 - 23:21 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
LightAndAiry12BHI.jpgjpg LightAndAiry12BHI.jpg manage 87 K 23 Apr 2012 - 20:29 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
LightAndAiryEI.jpgjpg LightAndAiryEI.jpg manage 56 K 15 Dec 2012 - 15:52 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
LightandAiry02.jpgjpg LightandAiry02.jpg manage 45 K 03 Oct 2014 - 02:43 UnknownUser Photo by C&T Iris Patch
TB_Light_and_Airy.jpgjpg TB_Light_and_Airy.jpg manage 245 K 04 Jan 2021 - 18:16 ElenaPerelli Photo taken on 27th April 2020 in Piedmont, Italy
light01.jpgjpg light01.jpg manage 81 K 13 Jun 2015 - 21:53 UnknownUser Photo by Exline Iris Garden
lightandairy3.jpgjpg lightandairy3.jpg manage 48 K 05 Apr 2013 - 13:36 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
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