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■(TB) 'Snosheen'

1950, Sass

'Snosheen' (Henry E. Sass, R. 1950). Seedling# 48-67. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Clear white self. Miles #2 blue x 'Alba Superba'. Sass 1950. Honorable Mention 1950.

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From Fleur De Lis catalog, 1956: SNOSHEEN (Sass 1950) M. 38 in. (Alba Superba x Miles' No. 2 blue). A very beautiful white of great purity. Petals are broad and delightfully ruffled and the finish is frosty and glittering. Should be a fine parent for both whites and blues. H. C. 1950. 6.00


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
Snowsheen.Sass.1950.jpgjpg Snowsheen.Sass.1950.jpg manage 33 K 06 May 2020 - 20:18 Main.davepote Image scanned by David Potembski from Maple Road Garden Catalog, Sass Brothers, 1950.
snosheen9.JPGJPG snosheen9.JPG manage 137 K 16 Jun 2023 - 03:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
snosheen90.JPGJPG snosheen90.JPG manage 173 K 16 Jun 2023 - 03:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r10 - 17 Jun 2023, Harloiris
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