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■(TB) 'Lacy Elegance'

1974, Brown

'Lacy Elegance' (Rex Brown, R. 1973). Seedling# 68-2-2. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Aster violet (Wilson 38/1) self; beard slightly lighter; laced. 'Azure Lace' X seedling# 63-62-2: ('Lovely Letty' x 'Magicolor'). J. & J. Iris 1974.

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From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing LACY ELEGANCE (Rex Brown '74). 68-2-2: (Azure Lace X 63-62-2: (Lovely Letty x Magicolor)). 34", TB, M. A lacy-edged flower of smooth orchid (Wilson aster violet 38/1) with beard slightly lighter. The flower lightens as it matures. Very nice form with wide, ruffled, flaring falls and domed standards. Three branches and terminal with nine buds. A nice show stalk as it often has three well-placed flowers open at once. Net $25.00. J&J Iris Garden.


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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