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 ■(TB) 'Pretty Please'

1972, Tompkins

'Pretty Please' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1973). Seedling 70-21A. TB, 39" (99 cm). Midseason to very late bloom. Ruffled and fluted baby ribbon pink, icy white haze below geranium pink beard. 'Tinsel Town' X 'Ovation'. Fleur de Lis 1972.

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Pretty Please Tompkins 1972.JPGprettyplease02.JPGprettyplease1.jpgprettyplease2.jpgprettyplease3.jpgprettyplease8.JPGprettyplease9.JPGprettypleaseSG.jpgprettypleaseSG1.JPG


Awaiting original catalog description.


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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-- RolandDejoux - 2009-12-31
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Pretty_Please_Tompkins_1972.JPGJPG Pretty_Please_Tompkins_1972.JPG manage 66 K 31 Dec 2009 - 18:39 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
prettyplease02.JPGJPG prettyplease02.JPG manage 76 K 05 Jul 2014 - 14:37 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
prettyplease1.jpgjpg prettyplease1.jpg manage 97 K 11 Mar 2017 - 15:29 UnknownUser Photo by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.
prettyplease2.jpgjpg prettyplease2.jpg manage 177 K 11 Mar 2017 - 15:31 UnknownUser Photo by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.
prettyplease3.jpgjpg prettyplease3.jpg manage 66 K 13 Nov 2013 - 14:08 UnknownUser Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
prettyplease8.JPGJPG prettyplease8.JPG manage 372 K 14 Feb 2021 - 12:34 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1976 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
prettyplease9.JPGJPG prettyplease9.JPG manage 336 K 14 Oct 2020 - 03:08 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1976 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
prettypleaseSG.jpgjpg prettypleaseSG.jpg manage 15 K 01 Jul 2012 - 20:07 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Seagate Irises-United Kingdom
prettypleaseSG1.JPGJPG prettypleaseSG1.JPG manage 163 K 09 Feb 2024 - 20:40 UnknownUser Photo by Seagate Nurseries-Long Sutton Bypass-Long Sutton-United Kingdom
Topic revision: r24 - 09 Feb 2024, TLaurin
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