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■(TB) 'Loyal Devotion'

1982, Waltermire

'Loyal Devotion' (Chris Waltermire, R. 1981). Seedling# CW 77-2. TB, 30" (76 cm), Early midseason bloom. Ruffled light blue; white beard. 'Sapphire Hills' X 'Full Tide'. Contemporary Gardens 1982. High Commendation 1980 (Sdlg. #CW 77-2), Honorable Mention 1984, Favorite Guest 1988.

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From AIS Bulletin #245 April 1982 Introducing LOYAL DEVOTION (c. Waltermire '82). TB, 30" (76 cm), E-M. Among the bluest TBs in existence, this crystalline, shimmering medium blue has the best qualities of both parents. Graceful stalks have 3 well-spaced branches. Well received at the 1980 Tulsa Convention under number CW 77-2. (Sapphire Hills X Full Tide). HC 1980 (13 votes). $25.00. Contemporary 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
LoyalDevotion1.jpgjpg LoyalDevotion1.jpg manage 148 K 30 Apr 2021 - 16:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
LoyalDevotion2.jpgjpg LoyalDevotion2.jpg manage 57 K 19 Oct 2013 - 02:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
LoyalDevotion3.jpgjpg LoyalDevotion3.jpg manage 24 K 03 Feb 2014 - 16:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Yarrabee Garden & Iris-Australia
LoyalDevotionHG.jpgjpg LoyalDevotionHG.jpg manage 68 K 20 Mar 2012 - 18:29 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Hornbaker Gardens
loyaldevo02.JPGJPG loyaldevo02.JPG manage 88 K 02 Jul 2014 - 19:47 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
loyaldevotion01.jpgjpg loyaldevotion01.jpg manage 57 K 05 Aug 2015 - 03:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
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