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■(TB) 'Prince Of Earl'

1989, Moores

'Prince Of Earl' (Walter Moores, R. 1988). Seedling #84-17. TBA, 32" (81 cm). Midseason bloom and rebloom (October in Texas and Mississippi). Standards white ground, stitched and stippled violet purple; falls white ground, violet purple stitched edge; pale blue to white beard. 'Earl of Essex' X ((((('Fall Fulfillment' x ('Preamble' x 'Lalitha Mallette')) x ('Rococo' x 'Royal Band')) x 'Preamble' x 'Lalitha Mallette')) x 'Rococo' x 'Royal Band')) x 'Spinning Wheel'). Moores 1989.

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From AIS Bulletin #273 April 1989 Introducing PRINCE OF EARL-TB, 32", M & RE (SEPT, OCT). From Earl of Essex X a long line of reblooming seedlings comes this similar white ground reblooming plicata with violet-purple stippling on both standards and falls. Differences from Earl of Essex include its solid pale blue beard, absence of brown in the hafts, and its ability to rebloom earlier than Earl. Modern wide form. $25.00. Walter Moores.


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
PrinceOfEarl02.jpgjpg PrinceOfEarl02.jpg manage 152 K 08 Apr 2014 - 19:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Prince_of_EarlN.jpgjpg Prince_of_EarlN.jpg manage 40 K 23 Oct 2011 - 17:21 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
PrinceofEarl01.jpgjpg PrinceofEarl01.jpg manage 90 K 07 Apr 2015 - 20:59 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
princeof02.jpgjpg princeof02.jpg manage 84 K 25 Mar 2015 - 20:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black
princeofearl1.jpgjpg princeofearl1.jpg manage 87 K 19 Jul 2019 - 03:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
princeofearl2.jpgjpg princeofearl2.jpg manage 92 K 20 Jul 2019 - 02:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
princeofearl3.jpgjpg princeofearl3.jpg manage 105 K 23 Jul 2019 - 03:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
princeofearl30.JPGJPG princeofearl30.JPG manage 224 K 25 Oct 2023 - 02:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Oct.. 2023
princeofearlbj.JPGJPG princeofearlbj.JPG manage 69 K 29 Aug 2012 - 21:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
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