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■(TB) 'Loudoun Lassie'

1972, Crossman

'Loudoun Lassie' (George Crossman, R. 1971). Seedling# 68-26. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards orange-white with orchid (RHS 159B) midribs; falls greyed purple (186C); coral beard. 'Lady Of Loudoun' X 'Pretty Carol'. Gene & Gerry's Iris 1972. Honorable Mention 1974; Favorite Guest 1974; President's Cup 1974.

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From AIS Bulletin #205 April 1972 Introducing LOUDOUN LASSIE (George Crossman '72) $25.00. Sdlg. 68-26: Lady of Loudoun X Pretty Carol. TB. 36". Mid. Ruffled-arched standards held stiffly upright and touching; light orange overlaid light lavender with orchid midribs. Flaring and ruffled falls of medium orchid overlaid lightly with bronze which extends into the hafts. Coral beard adds to the beauty of this lovely flower. Very good substance and branching, with 7 to 9 buds. Healthy blue-green foliage. Gene & Gerry's Iris Gardens.


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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LoudonLassie03.JPGJPG LoudonLassie03.JPG manage 69 K 29 Mar 2014 - 20:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
LoudonLassie05.jpgjpg LoudonLassie05.jpg manage 82 K 29 Mar 2014 - 20:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
LoudounLassie01.JPGJPG LoudounLassie01.JPG manage 75 K 26 Nov 2014 - 03:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
LoudounLassie02.JPGJPG LoudounLassie02.JPG manage 72 K 22 Aug 2021 - 03:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
LoudounLassie12BHI.jpgjpg LoudounLassie12BHI.jpg manage 61 K 24 Apr 2012 - 14:40 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
LoudounLassieBHI.JPGJPG LoudounLassieBHI.JPG manage 177 K 19 Nov 2011 - 15:51 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Loudoun_Lassie.jpgjpg Loudoun_Lassie.jpg manage 1 MB 30 Sep 2014 - 00:16 Main.davepote Taken in Doris Rebert's garden 2013, Westminster, MD
Loudoun_Lassiebh.jpgjpg Loudoun_Lassiebh.jpg manage 333 K 29 May 2018 - 17:32 Main.Betsy881 Detail of Davepote photo
loudonlassie07.JPGJPG loudonlassie07.JPG manage 67 K 17 Jul 2014 - 14:43 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Lloyd Zurbrigg slide collection
loudounlassie01.JPGJPG loudounlassie01.JPG manage 968 K 27 Dec 2016 - 02:52 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
loudounlassie02.JPGJPG loudounlassie02.JPG manage 864 K 27 Dec 2016 - 02:53 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
loudounlassie1.JPGJPG loudounlassie1.JPG manage 323 K 19 Oct 2020 - 02:31 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1977 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
loudounlassie9.JPGJPG loudounlassie9.JPG manage 183 K 06 Mar 2023 - 16:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin -1974 AIS Convention-Johnson Garden
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