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■(PCN) 'Mendocino Blush'

2000, Hudson

'Mendocino Blush' (Jay Hudson, R. 2000). CA, 12" (31 cm), Early bloom. Standards pale pinkish lavender, thin darker lavender, turquoise and gold lines on midrib; style arms pallid pinkish lavender; falls pale pinkish lavender washed darker lavender and turquoise through lower midrib, gold signal lined darker lavender. Parentage unknown, involving I. douglasiana .

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Mendocino Blush.jpgMendocino Blush1.jpgMendocino Blush (side).jpgmendocinoblush5.JPGmendocinoblush50.JPG
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Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some PCN cultivars may tolerate colder, others may tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10. Naturally they occur within 50 miles or less of the Pacific Coast)
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 tolerant of poor soils.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Mendocino_Blush.jpgjpg Mendocino_Blush.jpg manage 66 K 23 Oct 2015 - 01:49 LeonineIris Photo by Leonine Iris
Mendocino_Blush1.jpgjpg Mendocino_Blush1.jpg manage 59 K 03 Jul 2011 - 02:25 Main.ksayce PCI Mendocino Blush from SCPNI Photo CD
Mendocino_Blush_(side).jpgjpg Mendocino_Blush_(side).jpg manage 67 K 23 Oct 2015 - 01:49 LeonineIris Photo by Leonine Iris
mendocinoblush5.JPGJPG mendocinoblush5.JPG manage 142 K 31 Dec 2023 - 20:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
mendocinoblush50.JPGJPG mendocinoblush50.JPG manage 134 K 31 Dec 2023 - 20:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r9 - 06 Jan 2024, BrewItt
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