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■(JI) 'Imperial Presence'

1996, Rich

'Imperial Presence' (Lois Rich by Ensata Gardens, R. 1995) Seedling K79-7A. JI (3 F.), 38" (96 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards and style arms white, held at 45º angle; falls white, signal yellow; ruffled. Parentage unknown. Ensata Gardens 1996.

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Awaiting original catalog description


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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GEDC1506.jpgjpg GEDC1506.jpg manage 985 K 22 Jun 2023 - 04:12 DavidB 'Imperial Presence' photo by David Belisle
GEDC1507.jpgjpg GEDC1507.jpg manage 941 K 22 Jun 2023 - 04:10 DavidB 'Imperial Presence' photo by David Belisle
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Topic revision: r10 - 28 Jun 2023, DavidB
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