■(TB) 'Persian Gown'
, R. 1985) Seedling #79-3F. TB, 40" (102 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Violet purple (near RHS 77A). Lighter area around sienna orange (171A) beard, lightly fringed edge. Seedling #77-2A43: ('Schiaparelli'
sibling x 'Saber Dance'
) X seedling #77-1A7: (('Baroque'
x 'Saber Dance'
) x 'Silver Shower'
). Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens 1985. Honorable Mention 1988.
| From AIS Bulletin #257 April 1985 Introducing PERSIAN GOWN (0. Brown '85) TB, 40", EM. Rich violet with domed standards and semi-flaring falls. A near white spot surrounds the unusual burnt orange (sienna) beard. Tall stalks are widely branched with 8 to 9 buds. Sdlg. 79-3F. (Schiaparelli sib x Saber Dance) X ((Baroque x Saber Dance) x Silver Shower). $25.00. Brown's Sunnyhills Gardens.
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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