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■(TB) 'Regents' Row'

1979, Denney

'Regents' Row' (Don Denney, R. 1978). Seedling# D74-22-3. TB, 38" (97 cm), Early bloom. Gentian blue (RHS 94D) self; blue-white beard tipped yellow in throat. 'Pop O Sha' X McWhirter seedling# J71-27: ('Sterling Silver' x 'Babbling Brook'). Cottage Gardens 1979. Honorable Mention 1981.

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Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New ZealandPhoto by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-CanadaPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden


From AIS Bulletin #233 Spring 1979 Introducing REGENT'S ROW (Donald Denney), TB, E, 38" $25.00. Clear medium blue flowers borne on stately and sturdy stalks as the columns of the grand mansions on Regent's Row. Bloomstalks usually have 4 branches plus terminal and frequently 3 open flowers at a time. Large gentian blue flowers (RHS 94D) are broad, flaring, ruffled and accented by blue-white beards tipped yellow in the throat. Excellent plant habits. Sdlg. D 74-22-3: Pop 0 Sha X McWhirter 3J71-27: (Sterling Silver X Babbling Brook). HC '78. Cottage 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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
RegentsRow01.JPGJPG RegentsRow01.JPG manage 58 K 01 Jun 2015 - 02:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
RegentsRowBHI.JPGJPG RegentsRowBHI.JPG manage 57 K 21 Nov 2011 - 16:07 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
regentsrow5.JPGJPG regentsrow5.JPG manage 259 K 29 Jun 2023 - 19:18 TerryLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada
Topic revision: r13 - 01 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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