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■(TB) 'Violet Music'

1991, Mahan

'Violet Music' (Clarence Mahan, R. 1990). Seedling# 85X9. TB, 40" (102 cm), Very early to early midseason bloom and rebloom. Ruffled uniform medium violet (RHS 86B), falls with white blaze; beards violet, tipped yellow; pronounced spicy fragrance. 'Violet Miracle' X 'Victoria Falls'. Iris Pond 1991.

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From AIS Bulletin #281 April 1991 Introducing VIOLET MUSIC (Mahan '91). Sdlg. 85X9. TB 40" VE-M & RE. Ruffled medium violet with white blaze on F.; violet beards tipped yellow; spicy fragrance. Large well-formed flowers. Sib to SUKY. Reblooms well in Virginia, Maryland and Nebraska. HC '90. $35.00. The Iris Pond.


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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VioletMusic02.jpgjpg VioletMusic02.jpg manage 74 K 15 Apr 2014 - 11:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
VioletMusic03.jpgjpg VioletMusic03.jpg manage 80 K 19 Apr 2015 - 00:42 Main.TLaurin Photo from John Weiler slide collection
VioletMusic05.jpgjpg VioletMusic05.jpg manage 63 K 09 Apr 2015 - 13:17 Main.TLaurin Photo from John Weiler slide collection
VioletMusicIF.jpgjpg VioletMusicIF.jpg manage 49 K 29 Nov 2011 - 01:03 Main.Betsy881 Photo from The Iris Farm
violetmusic02.jpgjpg violetmusic02.jpg manage 153 K 31 Oct 2017 - 16:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
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violetmusic1.jpgjpg violetmusic1.jpg manage 85 K 18 Jan 2017 - 23:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Stoney Creek Iris
violetmusicriley.jpgjpg violetmusicriley.jpg manage 215 K 11 Oct 2021 - 21:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Oct. 2021
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Topic revision: r17 - 06 Jan 2022, TLaurin
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