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■(JI) 'Evelyn White'

2008, White

'Evelyn White' (John White, R. 2004). Seedling 00-W26-29. JI (6 F.), 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards white, ½" red-violet border; style arms white tipped red violet; falls white with ½" red-violet border, golden yellow signal. Seedling 92E-A3-12: ('Dirigo Fancy' x 'Dirigo Delight') X self. Eartheart 2008, Honorable Mention 2011, Award of Merit 2014.

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Evelynwhite.JPGevelynwhite01.JPGevelynwhite02.JPGevelynwhite03.jpgevelynwhite1.jpgevelynwhite32.jpgEvelynwhite4.JPGevelynwhite9.jpgIMG 2542-X2 evelyn white.jpg


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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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Evelynwhite.JPGJPG Evelynwhite.JPG manage 41 K 23 Aug 2012 - 16:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden USDA z5a
Evelynwhite4.JPGJPG Evelynwhite4.JPG manage 58 K 19 Jun 2013 - 18:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
IMG_2542-X2_evelyn_white.jpgjpg IMG_2542-X2_evelyn_white.jpg manage 303 K 20 Feb 2016 - 05:55 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
evelynwhite01.JPGJPG evelynwhite01.JPG manage 517 K 06 Dec 2015 - 17:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
evelynwhite02.JPGJPG evelynwhite02.JPG manage 480 K 06 Dec 2015 - 17:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
evelynwhite03.jpgjpg evelynwhite03.jpg manage 104 K 03 Jan 2020 - 12:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
evelynwhite1.jpgjpg evelynwhite1.jpg manage 208 K 29 Jun 2019 - 18:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gary White
evelynwhite32.jpgjpg evelynwhite32.jpg manage 77 K 13 Feb 2016 - 17:09 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
evelynwhite9.jpgjpg evelynwhite9.jpg manage 168 K 04 Jun 2021 - 02:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Topic revision: r24 - 20 Aug 2022, dougchyz
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