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■(TB) 'Perfecta'

1984, Dunn

'Perfecta' (Mary Dunn, R. 1982). Seedling# M76-591-E. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards dark red violet with white area at midrib; falls dark red violet with white area around violet beard. 'Midway' X 'Rondo'. MAD Garden 1984. High Commendation 1983; Favorite Guest 1984; Honorable Mention 1986.

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From AIS Bulletin #253 April 1984 Introducing PERFECTA (Mary Dunn '84) Magenta-violet standards, large white area at midribs. Wide, flaring falls of magenta-violet. White area aroung the matching beards. Ruffled form, heavy substance and widely branched stalks with many buds. We think the name says it all for this beauty. HC 1983. Midway X Rondo. $35.00. M.A.D. Iris Garden.


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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Perfecta02.jpgjpg Perfecta02.jpg manage 88 K 23 Mar 2015 - 00:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black
PerfectaEI.jpgjpg PerfectaEI.jpg manage 38 K 17 Dec 2012 - 19:07 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
perfecta02.jpgjpg perfecta02.jpg manage 77 K 26 Jun 2015 - 02:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Topic revision: r14 - 03 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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