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■(TB) 'Elegant Charm'

1968, Brown

'Elegant Charm' (Rex Brown, R. 1967). Seedling 63-143-3. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early midseason bloom. Color Class-V1L, Medium amethyst-violet (Wilson 35/2) self with bushy lavender-blue beard. 59-18-9 ('June Magic' x 'Party Lace') X seedling 60-43-12 (sibling of 'Blue Olympics'). Brown's Iris 1968. Honorable Mention 1972.

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From AIS Bulletin #189 April 1968 Introducing ELEGANT CHARM (June Magic x Party Lace) X (Galilee x Melodrama). EM. 34". Light amethyst or lilac, highlighted by a bushy wisteria blue beard. Broad ruffled, flaring form, three branches. Quite elegant and different. $30.00. Brown's Iris Gardens.


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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