■(TB) 'Violet Classic'
, R. 1976). Seedling# H 22 DOT. TB, height 33" (84 cm). Midseason to late bloom and rebloom (October in Virginia). Standards medium spectrum violet; falls slightly deeper; violet-blue beard; ruffled. 'Violet Supreme'
X 'Jolly Goliath'
. Avonbank 1976.
| From AIS Bulletin #221 April 1976 Introducing VIOLET CLASSIC. Spectrum violet, slightly bitoned. Huge, ruffled and waved, of excellent substance. I have used it heavily in my breeding program. Beard deep blue. Remontant in early October in Virginia. 34", 2 sub & T. Very fertile pollen. Nearly horizontally flared with upturned tips. $35.00. Avonbank Iris Gardens.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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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