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■(TB) 'Quetta'

1968, Plough

'Quetta' (Gordon Plough, R. 1967). Seedling# 2-189-24. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early to late bloom. Standards white with blended border lightly stitched veronica violet (639/2), darker hairline petal edging; falls white, solidly colored hafts heliotrope (636/1), petals lightly edged same color part way down with dark wire edging; blue beard tipped white; yellow in throat. Sibling to 'Viet Nam' X 'Tea Apron'. Eden Road 1968. Honorable Mention 1969.

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Awaiting original catalog description
AIS Bulletin references: 199(Oct 1970), 16.


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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quetta03.JPGJPG quetta03.JPG manage 84 K 16 Jun 2014 - 13:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
quetta04.JPGJPG quetta04.JPG manage 63 K 06 Jul 2014 - 00:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bee Warburton
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quetta1.JPGJPG quetta1.JPG manage 1 MB 17 Apr 2017 - 19:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glenn Corlew
quetta5.JPGJPG quetta5.JPG manage 164 K 02 Jun 2020 - 01:54 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1974 Eden Road Iris Garden catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r14 - 01 May 2021, Harloiris
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