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■(JI) 'Sea Of Amethyst'

1971, Rich

'Sea Of Amethyst' (Lois Rich, R. 1971) Seedling K61-4B. JI (6-petal), 40" (102 cm), Midseason late bloom. White, heavily brushed and sanded light amethyst. K59-2: (Maddocks seedling x Worley seedling) X K59-6: (Maddocks seedling. x Marx seedling). Melrose Gardens 1971. Honorable Mention 1973.

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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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SeaofAmethyst01.jpgjpg SeaofAmethyst01.jpg manage 85 K 27 Apr 2015 - 13:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
seaofamethyst.jpgjpg seaofamethyst.jpg manage 19 K 15 Jun 2010 - 04:21 Main.wilsonjh Photo by Carol Warner-Draycott Gardens
seaofamethyst01.jpgjpg seaofamethyst01.jpg manage 165 K 17 Feb 2016 - 17:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery
seaofamrthyst02.JPGJPG seaofamrthyst02.JPG manage 1 MB 11 Dec 2017 - 21:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r11 - 16 Apr 2021, Harloiris
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