■(TB) 'Miss Indiana'
, R. 1960). Seedling# 14658. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards white, tinged violet; falls Dauphin's violet. 21655 (amoena) X 'Whole Cloth'
. Cook 1961. High Commendation 1960, Honorable Mention 1962, Judges Choice 1962, 1963, Award of Merit 1964.
| From AIS Bulletin #161, April 1961. Introducing MISS INDIANA (Sdlg. 14658) HC 1960. A clean, bright, new amoena from Whole Cloth, admired by all who have seen it. Flowers of wide flaring form (4 X 6), medium ruffling, and with a tinge of blue in the white standards that softens the contrast with the medium to deep violet blue of the falls. Low-branched stems 36 inches tall. Midseason. $25.00. Paul Cook.
| From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: MISS INDIANA (Cook '61) M. 36 in. Amoena Sdlg x Whole Cloth. An excellently formed and colored new amoena. Standards silvery white, tinted lavender blue and lovely violet blue falls. Choice. H.M. 1962. 20.00.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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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