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■(TB) 'Song Of Songs'

1949, Crosby

'Song Of Songs' (Luzon Crosby, R. 1949). Seedling 48-17, TB, 38", Early to Late bloom. Color Class-W6L. 'Gold Ruffles' x 'Cream Gold'; Tell 1950; High Commendation 1949, Honorable Mention 1950.

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From Wallace Iris Gardens catalog 1955: SONG OF SONGS - (Crosby '50) E.M.L. (Gold Ruffles x Cream Gold). Light yellow standards, white falls edged color of standards. All petals are edged with "chantilly” lacing and ruffling. H.M.'50. $1.50.
From Fleur de Lis Gardens catalog 1956: SONG OF SONGS (Crosby 1950) E. L. 38 in. (Gold Ruffles x Cream Gold). A real beauty in creamy ivory and gold. Standards are light yellow and the falls are ivory with a golden yellow border. The flowers are large, beautifully formed and have a deep lacy edge. H. M. 1950. 1.00.
From Edenwald Gardens catalog, 1957: SONG OF SONGS (Crosby '50) M.38". Light yellow standards and the same color edges the clean white falls. Both are rimmed with "Chantilly" lacing. $1.00.


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
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SONGOFSONGS.JPGJPG SONGOFSONGS.JPG manage 140 K 23 Sep 2019 - 02:55 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the A.H. Fischer slide collection
Song of Songs.1950.Crosby.jpgjpg Song of Songs.1950.Crosby.jpg manage 219 K 06 May 2020 - 23:30 Main.davepote Image scanned by David Potembski from Tell's Iris Gardens Catalog, 1950.
Topic revision: r16 - 18 Nov 2022, dougchyz
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