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■(TB) 'Dorothy Davis'

1995, Innerst

'Dorothy Davis' (Sterling Innerst, R. 1994). Seedling 3147-1. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Medium orange self; beards orange; slight fragrance. 'Embellishment' X 'Hindenburg'. Innerst 1995. Honorable Mention 1999.

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Dorothy Davis.jpgDorothy Davis 1 1.JPGDorothy Davis DSD 5917.JPGDorothyDavis02.jpgdorothydavis5.jpgDOROTHYDAVIS6.jpgdorothydavis7.jpgDorothyDavisBJ.jpgDorothyDavisVR.jpg


From AIS Bulletin #297 April 1995 Introducing DOROTHY DAVIS - 3147-1, TB, 36", M, (Embellishment X Hindenburg) Mid orange-self, very ruffled and laced. Excellent branching and stalks carrying 9 buds. Named in memory of a woman responsible for many branch libraries in rural southern York County. Fertile both ways. $30.00. Sterling Innerst.


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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-- HeidiSoroken - 2009-12-23
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
DOROTHYDAVIS6.jpgjpg DOROTHYDAVIS6.jpg manage 98 K 28 Jan 2014 - 17:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
DorothyDavis02.jpgjpg DorothyDavis02.jpg manage 65 K 24 Mar 2014 - 02:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
DorothyDavisBJ.jpgjpg DorothyDavisBJ.jpg manage 83 K 07 Feb 2012 - 15:48 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
DorothyDavisVR.jpgjpg DorothyDavisVR.jpg manage 36 K 29 Apr 2013 - 15:01 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Viacheslav Rudniew Ukr
Dorothy_Davis.jpgjpg Dorothy_Davis.jpg manage 31 K 31 Dec 2009 - 05:34 MichaelGreenfield Photo by Mike Greenfield
Dorothy_Davis_1_1.JPGJPG Dorothy_Davis_1_1.JPG manage 67 K 23 Dec 2009 - 04:45 HeidiSoroken Photo of 'Dorothy Davis' by Heidi Soroken
Dorothy_Davis_DSD_5917.JPGJPG Dorothy_Davis_DSD_5917.JPG manage 457 K 11 Apr 2023 - 05:19 SharleneSutter growing at in Oetlishausen, Switzerland - photo by Sharlene Sutter
dorothydavis5.jpgjpg dorothydavis5.jpg manage 57 K 08 Nov 2013 - 02:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
dorothydavis7.jpgjpg dorothydavis7.jpg manage 97 K 02 Feb 2014 - 23:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Matilija Nursery
Topic revision: r20 - 11 Apr 2023, Harloiris
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