, R. 1953). TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class-B1P, Pale-blue self. 'Snow Flurry'
X 'Lake Shannon'
. Irisnoll 1953. Honorable Mention 1954, Judges' Choice 1954, Judges' Choice 1955, Award of Merit 1956, [Inaugural] Premio Firenze 1957.
| From Fleur de Lis Gardens catalog 1956: REHOBETH (DeForest 1953) M. 36 in. (Sib. to Irish Charm). A clear, pale sky blue iris with flowers measuring seven inches across. The form is flaring, the substance leather-like and the finish is very satiny. H. M. 1954. 17.50.
| From Walter Marx Gardens catalog 1962: REHOBETH (Deforest 1953) Each 1.2S. A clear, soft sky blue with flaring blooms that measure 7 inches or over. Closed standards and wide semi-ruffled falls. Smooth satin sheen and great substance. Midseason. 36 inches. AM 1956.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
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| 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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