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■(IB) 'Leota'

1923, Fryer

'Leota' (Willis E. Fryer, 1923) IB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-W1.

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From Fryer's catalog, 1925: Creamy white when first open, fading to pure white. It was the first tall bearded to bloom last season. It is a vigorous grower and free bloomer, and will make the greatest show of blooms in two seasons of any variety that I have ever grown. $1.50. 3/$4.00.
From Treholme Gardens catalog 1928:LEOTA (Fryer 1922) E. 75 G. 80 24" V. E. Pale creamy white when first opening, becoming pure white. Occasionally a faint bluish tinge. A very vigorous and free flowering variety. 1.00.
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Leota1.JPGJPG Leota1.JPG manage 72 K 21 Aug 2021 - 18:57 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Leota2BHI15.JPGJPG Leota2BHI15.JPG manage 100 K 23 Dec 2015 - 23:09 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
LeotaBHI15.JPGJPG LeotaBHI15.JPG manage 84 K 23 Dec 2015 - 23:10 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
leota.JPGJPG leota.JPG manage 434 K 26 Jun 2018 - 02:48 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
leota1.JPGJPG leota1.JPG manage 439 K 26 Jun 2018 - 02:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
leota2.JPGJPG leota2.JPG manage 96 K 16 Jun 2020 - 02:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
leota3.JPGJPG leota3.JPG manage 129 K 16 Jun 2020 - 02:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
leota4.JPGJPG leota4.JPG manage 113 K 16 Jun 2020 - 02:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
leota5.JPGJPG leota5.JPG manage 113 K 14 Dec 2021 - 13:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
leota50.JPGJPG leota50.JPG manage 114 K 14 Dec 2021 - 13:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
leota51.JPGJPG leota51.JPG manage 120 K 10 Jan 2022 - 16:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
leota52.JPGJPG leota52.JPG manage 163 K 10 Jan 2022 - 16:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r14 - 10 Jan 2022, TerryLaurin
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