■(TB) 'Sign Of Virgo'
'Sign Of Virgo'
, R. 1990). Seedling# R 106 A. TB, height 37" (94 cm). Early to midseason bloom and rebloom (September in Virginia). Standards white, occasionally touched violet at tip; falls white, stitched violet on edge; beards yellow; sweet fragrance. Seedling# O 180-4: (seedling# H 89 AM: (('Goliath's Mate'
x ('Grand Baroque'
x ('Crinkled Ivory'
x 'Autumn Sensation'
))) x 'Dawn Violet'
) x 'Skiers' Paradise'
) X 'Earl Of Essex'
. Avonbank 1991.
| From AIS Bulletin #280 January 1991 Introducing SIGN OF VIRGO-37" EM & RE (mid August on in VA). Another super hardy, very early rebloomer, it gave 14 stalks in August '90. All were superb, well branched. Flowers are a trifle small. White S., plicata F., violet on white. ((Goliath's Mate sib x Dawn Violet) x Skiers' Paradise) X Earl of Essex. $20.00. Avonbank 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.
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Here
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