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■(TB) 'Evadne'

1921, Bliss

'Evadne' (Arthur J. Bliss, 1921) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class R7D. 'Diadem' X ('Queen Of May' x 'Cordelia').

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From Bonnewitz catalog, 1927: EVADNE (Bliss). S. deep rose-violet, slightly tinted buff; F. very rich velvety rose-violet, deeper than S.; F. veined red-brown on white base. Burnt orange beard. Style arms deep yellow with violet through center. A splendid medium size flower of good substance; prolific bloomer; good color and height for landscape effect. The color effect as a landscape variety is a deeper rose than we find in any other well known variety. Height, 36 inches. $7.50.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Evadne.JPGJPG Evadne.JPG manage 70 K 19 Nov 2017 - 07:08 IrisP Photo by Fritz Lehmann at Merian Park, Switzerland
IMG_0061.JPGJPG IMG_0061.JPG manage 230 K 17 May 2015 - 21:24 DaveinPA Photo by Jacquie McDonald
evadne01.jpgjpg evadne01.jpg manage 14 K 25 Sep 2013 - 16:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Anne Milner-Bliss Irises-United Kingdom
evadne2.jpgjpg evadne2.jpg manage 12 K 25 Sep 2013 - 16:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Anne Milner-Bliss Irises-United Kingdom
evadne3.jpgjpg evadne3.jpg manage 14 K 25 Sep 2013 - 16:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Anne Milner-Bliss Irises-United Kingdom
evadne9.JPGJPG evadne9.JPG manage 141 K 25 Dec 2021 - 15:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
evadne90.JPGJPG evadne90.JPG manage 132 K 25 Dec 2021 - 15:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r13 - 26 Dec 2021, Harloiris
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