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■(TB) 'Winterscape'

1985, McWhirter

'Winterscape' (James McWhirter, R. 1984). Seedling #J77-28-1. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Heavily ruffled white with hint of blue; white beard tipped light blue; slight sweet fragrance. 'Light Fantastic' X 'Carriage Trade'. Cottage Gardens 1985. High Commendation 1983; Honorable Mention 1987.

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From AIS Bulletin #257 April 1985 Introducing WINTERSCAPE (McWhirter '85) TB, 38", M. In reality, quite possibly the most beautiful iris to date. Heavily ruffled white with hints of blue. Substance like leather. A must forbreeding. (See color ad January '85 AIS Bulletin). HC 1983. $30.00. Cottage Gardens.
AIS Bulletin #276(January 1990):18.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Winterscape01.JPGJPG Winterscape01.JPG manage 58 K 09 Dec 2014 - 20:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Winterscape02.JPGJPG Winterscape02.JPG manage 72 K 17 Apr 2014 - 14:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Winterscape03.jpgjpg Winterscape03.jpg manage 93 K 27 Apr 2015 - 03:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth
Winterscape1JB.jpgjpg Winterscape1JB.jpg manage 63 K 28 Jan 2012 - 23:13 Main.Betsy881 Photo by John Black, growing in Montana, zone 4
Winterscape2JB.jpgjpg Winterscape2JB.jpg manage 33 K 28 Mar 2016 - 04:09 Main.Harloiris Detail of John Black photo
WinterscapeBHI.JPGJPG WinterscapeBHI.JPG manage 117 K 24 Nov 2011 - 20:25 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
winterscape5.JPGJPG winterscape5.JPG manage 198 K 11 Apr 2023 - 15:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
winterscape9.JPGJPG winterscape9.JPG manage 349 K 19 Nov 2020 - 15:23 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1991 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r22 - 27 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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