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■(TB) 'Laurie'

1966, Gaulter

'Laurie' (Larry Gaulter, R. 1965). Seedling# 63-111. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class-V1P, Light rose-pink self. 'Claudia Rene' X 'Glittering Amber'. Mission Bell 1966. Honorable Mention 1967; President's Cup 1968; Judges Choice 1968; Award of Merit 1969.

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Awaiting original catalog description


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Laurie01.jpgjpg Laurie01.jpg manage 95 K 28 Feb 2017 - 15:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
Laurie1.jpgjpg Laurie1.jpg manage 235 K 14 May 2020 - 15:27 SanjaKovacic Iris 'Laurie'
Laurie12BHI.jpgjpg Laurie12BHI.jpg manage 65 K 23 Apr 2012 - 18:39 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Laurie3.jpgjpg Laurie3.jpg manage 196 K 13 May 2020 - 20:06 SanjaKovacic Iris 'Laurie'
Laurie_Gaulter_1966.JPGJPG Laurie_Gaulter_1966.JPG manage 70 K 17 Dec 2009 - 18:01 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
laurie01.JPGJPG laurie01.JPG manage 335 K 28 Apr 2017 - 21:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Wisconsin Iris Society
laurie02.JPGJPG laurie02.JPG manage 94 K 17 Jul 2014 - 02:42 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Lloyd Zurbrigg slide collection
laurie3.JPGJPG laurie3.JPG manage 727 K 06 Mar 2018 - 15:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
laurie4.jpgjpg laurie4.jpg manage 64 K 11 Nov 2013 - 20:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
laurie5.JPGJPG laurie5.JPG manage 178 K 13 Feb 2024 - 13:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
laurie50.JPGJPG laurie50.JPG manage 199 K 13 Feb 2024 - 13:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
laurie9.JPGJPG laurie9.JPG manage 298 K 14 Oct 2020 - 19:14 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1976 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
laurie_fl.JPGJPG laurie_fl.JPG manage 72 K 17 Feb 2011 - 18:08 IrisP  
Topic revision: r31 - 17 Apr 2024, dougchyz
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