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■(TB) 'Lombardy'

1976, Gaulter

'Lombardy' (Larry Gaulter, R. 1973). Seedling# 70-101. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason bloom. Laced orchid self; white beard. Seedling# 67-62: (involving 'Frost And Flame', 'Arctic Flame', 'Sacred Mountain', 'Cherry Jubilee') X seedling# 68-375: (involving 'San Leandro', 'Arctic Flame', 'Frost And Flame', 'Rippling Waters'). Cooley's Gardens 1976. Honorable Mention 1979.

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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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMG_7083.jpgjpg IMG_7083.jpg manage 432 K 04 Jan 2019 - 18:43 UnknownUser Photo by David Potembski, Thelma Boose Garden 2016, Winston-Salem, NC.
Lombardy02.jpgjpg Lombardy02.jpg manage 121 K 17 Sep 2017 - 19:24 UnknownUser Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
Lombardy11.JPGJPG Lombardy11.JPG manage 77 K 22 Aug 2021 - 02:45 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Lombardy12BHI.jpgjpg Lombardy12BHI.jpg manage 70 K 24 Apr 2012 - 14:09 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Lombardy_Gaulter_1973.JPGJPG Lombardy_Gaulter_1973.JPG manage 63 K 31 Dec 2009 - 16:53 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
lombardy01.jpgjpg lombardy01.jpg manage 139 K 10 Jan 2015 - 19:41 UnknownUser Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
lombardy9.JPGJPG lombardy9.JPG manage 365 K 13 Feb 2021 - 20:29 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1976 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r21 - 03 Jul 2023, dougchyz
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