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■(TB) 'Ruffled Ballet'

1975, Roderick

'Ruffled Ballet' (Elvan Roderick, R. 1973). TB, height 30" (76 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards blue-white; falls medium blue; heavily ruffled. 'Favorite Topic' X 'Tempo'. Roderick 1975. Honorable Mention 1976; Award of Merit 1979; American Dykes Medal 1983.

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From AIS Bulletin #217 April 1975 Introducing RUFFLED BALLET-TB, 30", ML. Standards near white; falls very heavily ruffled and fluted medium blue. Unique and different! Favorite Topic X Tempo. $25.00. Roderick Iris 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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