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■(IB) 'Lilac Point'

1981, Willott

'Lilac Point' (Anthony and Dorothy Willott, R. 1980). Seedling #78-212. IB, 20" (51 cm), Midseason bloom. Ruffled creamy white (RHS 185D), lightly flecked light violet (83D), full violet markings on hafts and outlining orange and violet beard. Seedling #74-66: ('Antique Satin' x 'Gingerbread Man') X Gibson seedling #44-3. Willott 1981. High Commendation 1980; Honorable Mention 1983.

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From AIS Bulletin #240 January 1981 Introducing LILAC POINT (78-212) Ruffled creamy white lightly flecked light violet; full violet markings in hafts and outlining the orange and violet beard; 20 in.; HC 80. $15.00. Willott.


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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BHP_8098-X2_lilac_point.jpgjpg BHP_8098-X2_lilac_point.jpg manage 122 K 21 Feb 2016 - 03:01 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
LilacPoint02.jpgjpg LilacPoint02.jpg manage 56 K 28 Mar 2014 - 21:11 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
LilacPoint03.jpgjpg LilacPoint03.jpg manage 58 K 28 Mar 2014 - 21:12 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
LilacPoint04.jpgjpg LilacPoint04.jpg manage 50 K 28 Mar 2014 - 21:13 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
LilacPoint05.jpgjpg LilacPoint05.jpg manage 73 K 28 Mar 2014 - 21:14 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
LilacPoint5.jpgjpg LilacPoint5.jpg manage 217 K 15 Nov 2022 - 16:03 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Dorothy Willott slide collection
LilacPointBJI.jpgjpg LilacPointBJI.jpg manage 53 K 13 Apr 2012 - 12:46 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
lilacpoint3.JPGJPG lilacpoint3.JPG manage 57 K 02 Jul 2014 - 15:38 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
lilacpoint9.JPGJPG lilacpoint9.JPG manage 73 K 22 Aug 2021 - 01:48 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
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