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■(TB) 'Enchanted Cloud'

1971, Brown

'Enchanted Cloud' (Rex Brown, R. 1970). Seedling 64-84-8. TB, 40" (102 cm), Late midseason bloom. Ruffled icy white; blue-white beard. 'Seafair Ballet' X seedling 60-32-3 light blue: ('Eleanor's Pride' x blue seedling: ('Snow Flurry' x ('Helen McGregor' x 'Chivalry'))). Brown's Iris Gdns 1971. High Commendation 1970; Honorable Mention 1972.

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From AIS Bulletin #201 April 1971 Introducing ENCHANTED CLOUD. 40". ML. Beautifully formed icy white with blue-white beard. Ruffled and flared, extra heavy substance, excellent four-way branching with 10-12 buds. No. 64-84-8 (Seafair Ballet X light blue sister of Silver Wedding). HC '70. $25.00. Brown's Iris Garden.
Enchanted Cloud: An old, but reliable, strong-stalked, tailored and neat white which is vigorous here[New York]. It has outlasted many newer whites which languish in the East. (AIS Bulletin, July 1983, p 25).


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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