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(SIB) 'Simple Gifts'

1992, Hollingworth

'Simple Gifts' (Robert Hollingworth, R. 1992). Seedling 87N2A12. SIB, 30" (76 cm), Midseason bloom. Tailored extremely pale lavender blue, small white signal; style arms white. 84V1A9: ('Steve Varner' x 'Windwood Serenade' sibling) X seedling 84V1A12, sibling. Windwood Gardens 1994.

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Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 3-8 for most varieties, Some Siberian cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 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, Prefers moist conditions especially in Spring bloom season.
PH Average garden solis 6.1 to 7.5,
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on organic soils.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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IMG_7801-X2_simple_gifts.jpgjpg IMG_7801-X2_simple_gifts.jpg manage 144 K 20 Feb 2016 - 03:57 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
sgifts.jpgjpg sgifts.jpg manage 13 K 08 Jul 2012 - 02:57 Main.wilsonjh  
simplegifts3.jpgjpg simplegifts3.jpg manage 25 K 10 Oct 2013 - 15:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
simplegifts5.JPGJPG simplegifts5.JPG manage 170 K 26 Feb 2024 - 14:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Janet Sacks-Joe Pye Weed's Garden
Topic revision: r14 - 26 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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