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■(TB) 'Samsara'

1997, Ransom

'Samsara' (Lawrence Ransom, R. 1996). Seedling 90/230-1. TB, 37" (94 cm), Midseason bloom. Ruffled soft cream yellow, center of falls paler; style arms light yellow, crests medium yellow; beards orange yellow, base white. 'Caroline Penvenon' X 'Catalyst'. Iris au Trescols 1997. 1st Prize, Franciris® 2000.

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samsara01.jpgsamsara02.jpgsamsara03.JPGsamsara04.JPGSamsara photo L Ransom.jpg


See: IRIS et BULBEUSES n°124, printemps 97, p. 9, photo 2nd cover - IRIS et BULBEUSES n°137, été 2000, photo p. 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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Samsara_photo_L_Ransom.jpgjpg Samsara_photo_L_Ransom.jpg manage 69 K 29 Dec 2011 - 14:29 Main.zeblouz  
samsara01.jpgjpg samsara01.jpg manage 146 K 01 Dec 2017 - 22:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
samsara02.jpgjpg samsara02.jpg manage 171 K 10 Jan 2018 - 14:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
samsara03.JPGJPG samsara03.JPG manage 244 K 23 Dec 2020 - 03:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
samsara04.JPGJPG samsara04.JPG manage 206 K 23 Dec 2020 - 03:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r24 - 22 Oct 2022, af.83
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