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■(TB) 'Witches' Sabbath'

1986, Maryott

'Witches' Sabbath' (William Maryott, R. 1982) Seedling# G191. TB, 36-38" (91-97 cm). Midseaon bloom. Heavily ruffled purple black; velvety falls; beards old gold. 'Waltzing Widow' X seedling# E34C: (('Prophecy' x'Gypsy Belle') x 'Intuition'). Maryott's Gardens 1986. Honorable Mention 1988.

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Awaiting original catalog description


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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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-- JanLauritzen - 2010-07-01
  • Simon your picture of Witches Sabbath is absolutely stunning. Much better than mine. Great to see another Tassie person on this site. Selina Le Fevre (Selina's Iris Garden) -- SelinaLefevre - 04 Apr 2011
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WitachesSabbath01.JPGJPG WitachesSabbath01.JPG manage 38 K 14 Mar 2017 - 15:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Rainbow Daylilies & Irises-Australia
WitchesSabath6.jpgjpg WitchesSabath6.jpg manage 60 K 07 Dec 2010 - 11:14 TasV Tasmania, Australia, 2010
WitchesSabbath6.jpgjpg WitchesSabbath6.jpg manage 165 K 03 May 2021 - 02:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
WitchesSabbath7.jpgjpg WitchesSabbath7.jpg manage 48 K 20 Oct 2013 - 21:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
WitchesSabbath9.JPGJPG WitchesSabbath9.JPG manage 44 K 05 Feb 2014 - 20:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Yarrabee Garden & Iris-Australia
WitchesSabbathIF.jpgjpg WitchesSabbathIF.jpg manage 49 K 29 Nov 2011 - 01:38 BetsyHiggins Photo from The Iris Farm
WitchesSabbath_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg WitchesSabbath_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 63 K 01 Jul 2010 - 19:04 Main.janlauritzen Taken in the shade my garden in Southern CA
WitchsSabbathPJO.jpgjpg WitchsSabbathPJO.jpg manage 40 K 11 Aug 2012 - 23:11 BetsyHiggins Photo by Patrick Orr
witches01.jpgjpg witches01.jpg manage 83 K 12 Feb 2015 - 03:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
witchessabath8.jpgjpg witchessabath8.jpg manage 63 K 17 Nov 2013 - 15:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
witchessabbath01.jpgjpg witchessabbath01.jpg manage 64 K 18 Nov 2014 - 20:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
witchessabbath03.JPGJPG witchessabbath03.JPG manage 275 K 05 Apr 2019 - 15:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Sandy Ives.
witchessabbath5.jpgjpg witchessabbath5.jpg manage 61 K 25 Jul 2013 - 20:24 TerryLaurin Photo by KINSpirit Iris & Daylily Farm
witchessabbath6.JPGJPG witchessabbath6.JPG manage 23 K 30 Sep 2013 - 16:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Rainbow Daylilies & Irises-Australia
witchessabbath8.JPGJPG witchessabbath8.JPG manage 240 K 16 Jan 2024 - 03:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-Australia
witchessabbath98.JPGJPG witchessabbath98.JPG manage 328 K 27 Feb 2019 - 02:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at McMillen's Iris Garden-Norwich-Ontario-Canada
witchessabbath99.JPGJPG witchessabbath99.JPG manage 70 K 29 May 2014 - 20:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at McMillen's Iris Garden-Norwich-Ontario-Canada
Topic revision: r27 - 16 Jan 2024, Harloiris
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