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■(TB) 'Mystic Melody'

1951, Stevens

'Mystic Melody' (Mrs. W. R. Stevens, R. 1949) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y6D. ('Fair Elaine' x 'Lagos') x ('Gudrun' x seedling). Schreiner 1951. Honorable Mention 1952; Judge's Joice 1953.

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From AIS Bulletin #121, April 1951. Introducing Mystic Melody-(Stevcns 1951) MLa. 39 in. This sister seedling of Summit, though less striking is not less glamorous. The enamelled, sun-drenched falls are butter yellow, the luminous, silken standards are a moonlit, shimmering cream. Tall with low branching. $15.00. Schreiner.
From Marble Iris Gardens catalog, 1957: MYSTIC MELODY (Stevens 1951). ML. 39 in. A glamorous Iris with enameled-like butter-yellow falls and shimmering silken cream standards. The sun drenched falls and the luminous, shimmering cream of the silken, moonlit standards produce a lovely color harmony, which together with splendid form and growing habits make this an Iris that is to be desired. Each $ 2.00; 3 for $5.00.
 
 

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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
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IMG_7059.jpgjpg IMG_7059.jpg manage 361 K 04 Jan 2019 - 18:28 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski, Thelma Boose Garden 2016, Winston-Salem, NC.
Mystic Melody (9).jpegjpeg Mystic Melody (9).jpeg manage 294 K 23 Jan 2022 - 13:45 Main.davepote Photo taken by David Potembski in my garden, 2021. Finksburg, MD. Source: Thelma Boose Collection, 2020.
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MysticMelody1.jpgjpg MysticMelody1.jpg manage 72 K 09 Oct 2019 - 21:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris-Iris du Grand Barbu-France
MysticMelody12BHI.jpgjpg MysticMelody12BHI.jpg manage 69 K 27 Apr 2012 - 15:02 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
MysticMelody2.jpgjpg MysticMelody2.jpg manage 145 K 09 Oct 2019 - 21:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris-Iris du Grand Barbu-France
MysticMelody4.jpgjpg MysticMelody4.jpg manage 40 K 18 Dec 2013 - 13:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
MysticMelodyBHI.JPGJPG MysticMelodyBHI.JPG manage 122 K 19 Nov 2011 - 21:39 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
misticmelody01.jpgjpg misticmelody01.jpg manage 32 K 03 Dec 2018 - 16:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
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mysticmelody.JPGJPG mysticmelody.JPG manage 499 K 13 Jul 2018 - 20:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
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