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■(TB) 'White China'

1999, Fan

'White China' (Chun Fan, R. 1994) Seedling# F90-36. TB, 34-36" (86-91 cm), Early midseason bloom. Ruffled crystal white self; beards yellow, tipped white; slight sweet fragrance. Seedling# F86-G-43: ('Victoria Falls' x 'Song Of Norway') X 'Knot's Landing'. Fan's Iris 1999.

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From AIS Bulletin #313 April 1999 Introducing WHITE CHINA (Chun Fan 1999) TB, 34-36" (81-91 cm), EM. A large, white self, beautifully ruffled and waved, with wide falls touching at the hafts. This aristocratic and captivating bloom displays the fine kid-leather substance one would expect of its Dyke's Medal ancestry, as well as the truly remarkable vigor and fecundity of its pollen parent. Three branches carry 7-8 buds. F86-G-43 (Victoria Falls x Song of Norway) x Knot's Landing. $40.00. Fan's Iris Garden.


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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