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■(JI) 'Snowy Hills'

1954, Marx

'Snowy Hills' (Walter Marx, R. 1954) JI (double), 48" (122 cm), Late midseason bloom. White self. 'Iso-No-Kamone' x 'Perfect Peace'. Marx 1954.

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From Marx Gardens catalog, 1955: SNOWY HILLS (Marx 1954) Each $7.50 Snowy white with an all around frilly rim, a feature inherited from the pollen parent, Perfect Peace. Definitely a finer iris of larger size, much better form and greater height. In fact several fanciers consider this to be our best double white to date. Wonderful substance and the frilly or crimped border are highlights of this superior iris. Midseason. 4 feet.
 


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
snowyhills01.JPGJPG snowyhills01.JPG manage 55 K 01 Sep 2015 - 02:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Harbour Breezes Daylilies & Japanese Iris-Head of Jeddore-Nova Scotia-Canada
snowyhills02.JPGJPG snowyhills02.JPG manage 645 K 20 Dec 2015 - 15:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
snowyhills03.JPGJPG snowyhills03.JPG manage 908 K 11 Dec 2017 - 21:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
snowyhills1.JPGJPG snowyhills1.JPG manage 891 K 28 Apr 2018 - 21:09 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Geraldine Couturier slide collection
Topic revision: r14 - 18 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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