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■(TB) 'Lovely Again'

1966, Smith

'Lovely Again' (Raymond G. Smith, R. 1963). Seedling# B30DR. TB, 30" (76 cm). Midseason bloom and rebloom. Color Class-V1, Lavender self, yellow beard. Rundlett seedling# E-l5-R X seedling# 60-2R: (sibling to 60-1R 'August Gold': 'Pink Lace' x 'Autumn Flame'). Avonbank 1966.

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From AIS Bulletin #181 April 1966 Introducing LOVELY AGAIN (R. Smith) E & RE 36" (Rundlett sdlg. x sib. to August Gold). Far the most exciting remontant for cold climates! It will rebloom as early as July and every rhizome reblooms, yet the plant gives lots of increase. A smooth orchid-lavender of ample size and lovely form. Very fertile; proven parent of remontants. $40.00. Avonbank 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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Iris x germanica Lovely Again.jpgjpg Iris x germanica Lovely Again.jpg manage 1 MB 26 Aug 2021 - 19:39 MadelaineLyon  
LovelyAgain9.jpgjpg LovelyAgain9.jpg manage 69 K 13 Jul 2021 - 19:35 UnknownUser Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
Lovely_Again_DSD_4461.jpgjpg Lovely_Again_DSD_4461.jpg manage 182 K 24 Jan 2021 - 17:53 SharleneSutter growing at in Oetlishausen, Switzerland - photo by Sharlene Sutter
lovely_again_fl.jpgjpg lovely_again_fl.jpg manage 66 K 13 Aug 2012 - 12:48 IrisP  
lovelyagain01.jpgjpg lovelyagain01.jpg manage 107 K 29 Feb 2016 - 14:54 UnknownUser Photo by Kelways-United Kingdom
lovelyagain5.JPGJPG lovelyagain5.JPG manage 221 K 12 Jun 2023 - 15:05 UnknownUser Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
lovelyagain50.JPGJPG lovelyagain50.JPG manage 116 K 21 Aug 2023 - 20:56 UnknownUser Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens-reblooming August 2023
lovelyagain51.JPGJPG lovelyagain51.JPG manage 252 K 21 Aug 2023 - 20:56 UnknownUser Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens-reblooming August 2023
lovelyagain52.JPGJPG lovelyagain52.JPG manage 179 K 03 Sep 2023 - 02:52 UnknownUser Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens-reblooming August 2023
lovelyagain7.JPGJPG lovelyagain7.JPG manage 199 K 08 Feb 2024 - 21:37 UnknownUser Photo by Seagate Nurseries-Long Sutton Bypass-Long Sutton-United Kingdom
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