, R. 1986). Seedling #041-1. TB, 32" (81 cm)), Early midseason bloom. Mauve-toned light pink (M&P 2-CD-1) shaded (49-B-2): salmon (10-A-7). Beard shaded lilace (41-B-1) at tip; slight sweet musky fragrance. Seedling #L48-2: ('Paradise'
sibling x sibling) X 'Simply Pretty'
. Keppel 1987.
| From AIS Bulletin #264 January 1987 Introducing PRESENCE (Gatty) EM 32" ((Paradise sib x sib) X Simply Pretty). Large mauve-toned light pink with great branching and bud count. $30.00. Keith Keppel.
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.
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Here
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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
- This iris has found its niche in my garden, and is here to stay. Very hardy and tough for a pink iris in Zone 5a/b. -- LeonElliott - 2013-08-06