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■(TB) 'Chiffon Ruffles'

1991, Ernst

'Chiffon Ruffles' (Richard Ernst, R. 1991). Seedling# F125-32. TB, 40" (102 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards very pale lemon; falls cream ground, sanded golden brown and pale blue, lemon edge; beards yellow; heavily ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. 'Edna's Wish' X 'Wild Jasmine'. Cooley 1991.

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Awaiting original catalog description.


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.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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ChiffonRuffles05.JPGJPG ChiffonRuffles05.JPG manage 64 K 22 Mar 2014 - 13:06 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
ChiffonRufflesBJ.JPGJPG ChiffonRufflesBJ.JPG manage 4 K 03 Feb 2012 - 16:23 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
IMG_20200503_1247172.jpgjpg IMG_20200503_1247172.jpg manage 860 K 07 Mar 2023 - 03:22 IrisAmoena  
IMG_8849-X2_chiffon_ruffles.jpgjpg IMG_8849-X2_chiffon_ruffles.jpg manage 105 K 21 Feb 2016 - 08:39 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
chiffon_ruffles_44.jpgjpg chiffon_ruffles_44.jpg manage 71 K 28 Nov 2010 - 00:33 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
chiffon_ruffles_46.jpgjpg chiffon_ruffles_46.jpg manage 73 K 28 Nov 2010 - 00:33 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
chiffon_ruffles_66.jpgjpg chiffon_ruffles_66.jpg manage 57 K 28 Nov 2010 - 00:34 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
chiffonruffles9.JPGJPG chiffonruffles9.JPG manage 318 K 01 Feb 2021 - 13:57 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1994 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
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Topic revision: r13 - 12 May 2023, IrisAmoena
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