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■(TB) 'Mulberry Snow'

1955, Austin

'Mulberry Snow' (Lloyd Austin, R. 1954). TB, 45" (114 cm). Late midseason to late bloom. Color Class-VR4. Dark wine red and bright mulberry lined in white, large white blaze around beard; prominent mulberry horn 1/2" long projecting from end of beard. Seedling# JS-M-176B X seedling# 638. Rainbow 1955.

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References:

From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: MULBERRY SNOW (Austin '55) L-40". Novel "snow-capped" appearance due to large prominent white blaze at top of fall. Standards dark reddish wine. Falls below white blaze intense mulberry. A fine breeder. Its pollen gave me Flounced Marvel & Horned Mystery. (JS-M-176B X 638). One of my sensational EXTRA Premiums, available free this year only, on all orders of $5.00 or more mailed within 15 days. See page 18. Regularly $2.50; on $10 order $1.75; on $25 order $1.50.
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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MulberrySnow01.JPGJPG MulberrySnow01.JPG manage 63 K 26 Nov 2014 - 19:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
MulberrySnowBHI.jpgjpg MulberrySnowBHI.jpg manage 122 K 20 Nov 2011 - 00:40 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
mulberrysnow.JPGJPG mulberrysnow.JPG manage 560 K 13 Jul 2018 - 19:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
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Topic revision: r14 - 13 Jan 2022, Harloiris
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