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■(TB) 'Spring Sonnet'

1953, DeForest

'Spring Sonnet' ( Fred DeForest, R. 1948) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-R4L. Loomis 'SQ 72 x 'Overture'. DeForest (Irisnoll) 1953.

* Color Class of R4L seems ambiguous for this color combination.

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References:

From Fleur de Lis Gardens catalog 1956: SPRING SONNET (DeForest 1953) M. 38 in. (From pink lines). Large, broad petaled flowers of flaring form with pure white standards and creamy yellow falls. Excellent. 10.00.
 


Culture

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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SpringSonnet1.JPGJPG SpringSonnet1.JPG manage 83 K 26 Feb 2021 - 21:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SpringSonnet2.JPGJPG SpringSonnet2.JPG manage 76 K 26 Feb 2021 - 21:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
springsonnetunser.jpgjpg springsonnetunser.jpg manage 71 K 07 Jan 2022 - 15:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mike Unser at Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
springsonnetunser1.jpgjpg springsonnetunser1.jpg manage 81 K 07 Jan 2022 - 15:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mike Unser at Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
springsonnetunser10.jpgjpg springsonnetunser10.jpg manage 98 K 07 Jan 2022 - 15:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mike Unser at Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r13 - 08 Sep 2022, TLaurin
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