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■(JI) 'Lasting Pleasure'

1985, Ackerman

'Lasting Pleasure' (William Ackerman, R. 1981) Seedling D5 (13-127). JI (6 falls), 33" (84 cm), Midseason bloom. Heavily ruffled white ground, sharply veined purple violet (RHS 81A) and lightly washed violet; dark purple violet (8lA) style arms, lighter crests. Seedling D5 (3-59) X seedling D5 (5-153). Bush 1985. Honorable Mention 1989.

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References:

From AIS Bulletin #258 July 1985 Introducing LASTING PLEASURE - Double, M, 30". White ground veined and washed violet. Long lasting. Large plants. $35.00. George Bush.
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-04-27
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IMG_8203-X2_lasting_pleasure.jpgjpg IMG_8203-X2_lasting_pleasure.jpg manage 238 K 20 Feb 2016 - 06:17 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
LastingPleasure4.JPGJPG LastingPleasure4.JPG manage 222 K 29 Jan 2019 - 04:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Harbour Breezes Daylilies & Japanese Iris-Head of Jeddore-Nova Scotia-Canada
lastingpleasure.JPGJPG lastingpleasure.JPG manage 109 K 19 Jun 2013 - 21:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
lastingpleasure01.jpgjpg lastingpleasure01.jpg manage 36 K 14 Apr 2022 - 02:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery
lastingpleasure02.jpgjpg lastingpleasure02.jpg manage 205 K 17 Feb 2016 - 14:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery
Topic revision: r13 - 18 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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