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■ (SPEC) 'Lady Beatrice Stanley'

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'Lady Beatrice Stanley' (Approved AIS name, 1939 checklist). Reteculata; Color Code B2L Falls Moorish violet-blue (RHS 93C), shading to 93B around the crest. Blotch feathered white with yellow vein. Standards and styles 93C. 2n=17; Received an Award of Merit, February 22, 1977 with this description in the Proceedings of the Royal Horticultural Society: "Sixteen flowers of this cultivar which is apparently a selected clone of Iris histrioides, were shown. They were up to 10 cm (4 in.) tall and the standards and falls were Violet-Blue Group 96D, the falls being streaked with white and having a yellow median crest. It is said to increase readily in the open garden, and withstands the weather well. Exhibited by Dr. J.G. Elliot." Iris histrioides (G.F. Wilson) S. Arnott.

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Culture of Reticulata Group Irises

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some 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 good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.

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