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■(TB) 'Touch Of Spring'

1972, Applegate

'Touch Of Spring' (Charles Applegate, R. 1971). Seedling# 269-67A. TB, 29" (74 cm), Early midseason bloom and re-bloom. Standards white, heavily stippled violet (Nickerson 5P 3/9); falls white, slightly stronger violet edge; yellow beard tipped white. 'September Chereau' X 'Gibson Girl'. Summerlong 1972.

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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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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-04-16
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Touch of Spring.jpegjpeg Touch of Spring.jpeg manage 459 K 28 Oct 2021 - 14:36 Main.davepote photo by David Potembski taken in my garden 2012, Reston, VA, from Mary Hess BBH
Touch of Spring.jpgjpg Touch of Spring.jpg manage 2 MB 15 May 2019 - 23:12 LeeHoward  
TouchOfSpring01.JPGJPG TouchOfSpring01.JPG manage 92 K 08 Dec 2014 - 04:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
TouchOfSpring010.JPGJPG TouchOfSpring010.JPG manage 118 K 02 Sep 2021 - 19:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
TouchOfSpring02.jpgjpg TouchOfSpring02.jpg manage 62 K 14 Apr 2014 - 19:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
TouchOfSpring03.jpgjpg TouchOfSpring03.jpg manage 67 K 14 Apr 2014 - 19:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Touch_Of_Spring-X2.jpgjpg Touch_Of_Spring-X2.jpg manage 148 K 21 Feb 2016 - 09:02 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
touchof01.jpgjpg touchof01.jpg manage 66 K 02 Jun 2015 - 23:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ross Eagles-Diversity Acres
touchof02.jpgjpg touchof02.jpg manage 88 K 30 Jun 2015 - 02:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Topic revision: r22 - 11 Nov 2022, TLaurin
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