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■(TB) 'Squeeze Louise'

1987, Nichols

'Squeeze Louise' (Hooker Nichols, R. 1984). Seedling# 82157G. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards ruffled white, suffused creamy yellow; falls concord red violet, edged lavender white, inconspicuous haft markings; orange beard. Blyth seedling: 'King's Cloak' x 'Embassadora') X 'Magic Man'. Hillcrest Iris 1987. High Commendation 1986; Honorable Mention 1990.

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From AIS Bulletin #264 January 1987 Introducing SQUEEZE LOUISE (N. Nichols '87) TB, 36", M-L. The much talked about seedling makes her appearance at last. Ruffled white standards are suffused creamy yellow. Broad ruffled concord red-violet falls are edged lavender-white with a few inconspicuous haft markings and sport accentuating orange beards. Well branched stalks with 7-8 buds. Fertile both ways. Blyth 46-1: (King's Cloak x Embassadora) X Magic Man. A very commercial iris with merit. EC 1986. $30.00. Hillcrest 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.

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
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SqueezeLouise01.jpgjpg SqueezeLouise01.jpg manage 44 K 01 Apr 2015 - 20:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
TBSqueezeLouiseVL90.JPGJPG TBSqueezeLouiseVL90.JPG manage 64 K 27 Feb 2015 - 02:25 Main.TLaurin Photo taken at 1990 AIS Omaha Convention by Verna Laurin at Boy's Town
Topic revision: r10 - 18 Apr 2023, Harloiris
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