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■(TB) 'Key Lime'

1977, Zurbrigg

'Key Lime' (Lloyd Zurbrigg, R. 1976). Seedling# J 22 AOK. TB, height 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards white; falls lime-green; pale yellow beard; fragrant. Seedling# 68-92-Wide: (('Crinkled Ivory' x 'Autumn Sensation') x 'Grand Baroque') X seedling# 68-105-Cream: (((seedling# 58-49-PA x 'Flame Kiss') x 'Java Dove') x 'Grand Baroque'). Avonbank 1977.

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From AIS Bulletin #225 Spring 1977 Introducing KEY LIME. M, 36" (Sdlg. J 22 AOK). Excellent in every way, this novel, ultra-clean lime amoena is just about the perfect iris. The form of the ruffled blossoms is ideal, there is a sweet fragrance, color is truly novel, and the stalks are strictly show-bench perfect. Luckily, it is fertile both ways. It shows no tendency whatever to remont, but its growth is superb. Pure white standards; lime falls are not dark, but quite distinct. ((Crinkled Ivory xx Autumn Sensation) x Grand Baroque) X (58-49-PA xxx Flame Kiss) xx Java Dove) x Grand Baroque. $30.00. Lloyd Zurbrigg.


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.

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