■(TB) 'Violet Miracle'
, R. 1979). Seedling# L 26 V.M. TB, 40" (102 cm). Late midseason bloom and rebloom (October - November in Virginia). Near spectrum violet self; violet beard lightly tipped yellow. ('Sign of Leo'
x 'Purple Duet'
)) X 'Violet Classic'
. Avonbank 1979.
| Avonbank Gardens. (1979). Introductions for 1979. Bulletin of the American Iris Society, 233(Spring 1979), 83. "A simply huge, giant iris. Stalks like tree-trunks in the fall, up to 44". Reblooms October. $25.00. Avonbank Gardens."
| Moores, W. (2001). Progenitors: In modern reblooming irises. Bulletin of the American Iris Society, 320(January 2001), 29. "This is the only reblooming progenitor which has a score of one hundred percent. All seventeen registered cultivars from it have been registered as rebloomers. It has produced two Award of Merit winners in ROSALIE FIGGE and SUKY. Other outstanding irises from it are CANTINA, CONSTANT COMP ANION, and MARIPOSA SKIES."
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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