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■(PCN) 'Morticia'

2014, Witt

'Morticia' (Jean Witt, by Robert Seaman, R. 2014) Seedling 95-02. CA, 14" (36 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards and style arms beige; falls beige, yellow signal sharply ringed in violet with lavender-blue wash diffusing out into the beige ground color, base of petals and perianth tube conspicuously purple-black. 'I. macrosiphon' X 'I. innominata'. Honorable Mention 2018; Award of Merit 2023.

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Morticia.jpgmorticia01.JPGMorticia (side).jpgMorticia (side)jb.jpgpci-mortitia1-18.jpg


Awaiting catalog description


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

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.

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Morticia.jpgjpg Morticia.jpg manage 56 K 23 Oct 2015 - 02:08 LeonineIris Photo by Leonine Iris
Morticia_(side).jpgjpg Morticia_(side).jpg manage 56 K 23 Oct 2015 - 02:08 LeonineIris Photo by Leonine Iris
Morticia_(side)jb.jpgjpg Morticia_(side)jb.jpg manage 53 K 14 Mar 2016 - 03:19 Main.Harloiris Edited close up of photo by Leonine Iris
morticia01.JPGJPG morticia01.JPG manage 187 K 01 Jun 2020 - 19:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Deborah Cole
pci-mortitia1-18.jpgjpg pci-mortitia1-18.jpg manage 120 K 18 Aug 2018 - 22:09 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser, taken at Leonine Iris
Topic revision: r12 - 18 Aug 2023, Harloiris
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