■(TB) 'Summer Whitewings'
(G. Percy Brown
, R. 1960). TB, 30" (76 cm), Re-blooms. Color Class-W1, White self; orange beard. ('Autumn Twilight'
x 'Fall Primrose'
) X 'Fairday'
. Brown's Everblooming Iris 1961.
* * References
| From Brown’s Everblooming Iris Garden catalog, 1962: Summer Whitewings-$15.00- (Autumn Twilight X Fall Primrose) X Fair Day. Purest White self-S. closed-Falls slight flare. No veins. Orange beard, stalk 30 inches, 3 branches, 7 flowers. Sets seed easily. Rebloom in August.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
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| 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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- PBF distinct, petals 'flap' in breeze 'Whitewings', good rebloomer NC,US -- WikiGuest - 20 Feb 2018