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■(JI) 'Eleanor Parry'

1926, Childs

'Eleanor Parry' ( John Childs, R. 1926) JI. Double. Color Class-6.

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From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1942: ELEANOR PARRY (Chi. 1926) Dbl. Flaring flowers of rich rosy purple with long season of bloom. 39 in. $1.00.
From Wayside Gardens catalog, 1954: ELEANOR PARRY. Each 70c, Three $1. 70, Doz. $5.5O. Double. Hyacinth-violet. Yellow center at base of petals is outlined by blue veining. Especially well formed.


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.

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