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■(JI) 'Abraco'

1993, Innerst

'Abraco' ( Sterling Innerst, R. 1992) Seedling 2812-2. JI (6 Falls), height 36-40" (91-102 cm), Midseason bloom. White ground heavily sanded fuchsia red-maroon, 1/4" blue rim, yellow signal. 'Jocasta' X 1540-7, 'Iapetus' sibling. Iris Pond 1993. Honorable Mention 1997.

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From AIS Bulletin #289 April 1993 Introducing ABRACO (Innerst '93). Sdlg. 2812-2, Japanese, M, 6 falls, 2 branches, 5 buds. Red-violet stripes and dots, mingled with blue, over white ground. Small quarter inch rim of blue all around petals. This redviolet-blue-white beauty is a knockout! 35.00. The Iris Pond.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some Japanese 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 but moist good garden soil, More tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Needs swampy conditions especially in Spring bloom season.
PH Prefers Acid solis 6.1 to 7.0, intolerant of limy soils
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on organic soils.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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