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■(TB) 'Mother Marshmallow'

1997, McWhirter

'Mother Marshmallow' (James McWhirter by Abram Feuerstein, R. 1997). Seedling# 89-94-1. TB, 34" (86 cm), Late midseason bloom. Ruffled white self; beards white, tipped yellow in throat; pronounced sweet fragrance. Denney seedling# 79-174: ('Regents' Row' sibling x 'Winterscape') X 'Navajo Jewel'. Stockton 1997. Honorable Mention 2001.

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Photo by NolaPhoto by Elladan McLeesterphoto by ElladanPhoto scanned from the 1997 Stockton Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry LaurinPhoto by HildenbrandtPhoto by LoktevPhoto by South Jersey IrisPhoto by Barbara Nicodemus


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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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Mother-MarshmallowN.jpgjpg Mother-MarshmallowN.jpg manage 30 K 23 Oct 2011 - 14:25 BetsyHiggins Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
MotherMarshmallow3.jpgjpg MotherMarshmallow3.jpg manage 26 K 15 Aug 2013 - 01:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Hildenbrandt's Iris Garden
MotherMarshmallow5.jpgjpg MotherMarshmallow5.jpg manage 61 K 29 Nov 2013 - 02:57 TerryLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
mother01.jpgjpg mother01.jpg manage 52 K 11 Mar 2015 - 12:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
mother_marshmallow_66.jpgjpg mother_marshmallow_66.jpg manage 64 K 16 Dec 2010 - 22:13 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
mothermarshmallow1.JPGJPG mothermarshmallow1.JPG manage 45 K 12 May 2020 - 18:49 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1997 Stockton Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
mothermarshmallow4.jpgjpg mothermarshmallow4.jpg manage 27 K 06 Oct 2013 - 14:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
mothermarshmallow5.JPGJPG mothermarshmallow5.JPG manage 161 K 22 Feb 2024 - 14:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Barbara Nicodemus
Topic revision: r15 - 22 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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