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■(PCN) 'Orchid Re-Sprite'

1971, Hubley

'Orchid Re-Sprite' (Robert Hubley, R. 1971) Seedling 67-53-C. CA, 12" (30 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards light purple (Munsell 5P 6/7); falls same, darkening to strong purple (5P 4/9) halo surrounding yellow-white signal. 'Orchid Sprite' X unknown. Foster Iris 1971. Honorable Mention 1975.

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Orchid Resprite1.jpgorchidre02.JPGorchidre03.JPGOrchidResprite9.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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
OrchidResprite9.jpgjpg OrchidResprite9.jpg manage 133 K 13 Nov 2022 - 16:36 Main.TLaurin Photo from the AIS Library
Orchid_Resprite1.jpgjpg Orchid_Resprite1.jpg manage 58 K 12 Jul 2011 - 04:43 Main.ksayce PCI Orchid Resprite from SPCNI Photo CD
orchidre02.JPGJPG orchidre02.JPG manage 62 K 13 Jul 2014 - 02:08 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
orchidre03.JPGJPG orchidre03.JPG manage 62 K 13 Jul 2014 - 02:09 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
Topic revision: r9 - 13 Nov 2022, TLaurin
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