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■(TB) 'Lucky Doris'

1982, Lutz

'Lucky Doris' (Doris Lutz, R. 1981). Seedling# 4-78A. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards burgundy purple (RHS 77A), lighter at midrib; falls white ground with burgundy purple plicata markings, precise band of deeper shade around edge; yellow beard tipped white. 'Splash O' Wine' X 'Thundercloud'. Lutz 1982.

See below:
LD base foliage.JPGLucky Doris bud.JPGLucky Doris 1-doc.jpgLucky Doris 2-doc.jpgluckydoris.JPGluckydoris1.JPGluckydoris9.JPGluckydoris90.JPG


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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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
  • Beard is less yellow than as described, if any is really there in the throat. Purple foliage shows at the base, the buds, the spathes. -- DaveinPA - 05 Nov 2017
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
LD base foliage.JPGJPG LD base foliage.JPG manage 350 K 05 Nov 2017 - 19:27 DaveinPA Foliage base showing purple
Lucky Doris bud.JPGJPG Lucky Doris bud.JPG manage 570 K 05 Nov 2017 - 19:25 DaveinPA Bud showing coloration
Lucky_Doris_1-doc.jpgjpg Lucky_Doris_1-doc.jpg manage 204 K 07 May 2015 - 03:29 DaveinPA Lucky Doris blossom (2)
Lucky_Doris_2-doc.jpgjpg Lucky_Doris_2-doc.jpg manage 203 K 07 May 2015 - 03:28 DaveinPA Lucky Doris blossom (1)
luckydoris.JPGJPG luckydoris.JPG manage 765 K 26 Jun 2018 - 21:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
luckydoris1.JPGJPG luckydoris1.JPG manage 91 K 16 Apr 2020 - 03:07 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2006/07 Comanche Acres Iris Gardens catalog by Terry Laurin
luckydoris9.JPGJPG luckydoris9.JPG manage 234 K 08 Dec 2021 - 20:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-2014 Hudson Valley Iris & Daylily Society Spring Weekend
luckydoris90.JPGJPG luckydoris90.JPG manage 180 K 08 Dec 2021 - 20:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-2014 Hudson Valley Iris & Daylily Society Spring Weekend
Topic revision: r10 - 09 Dec 2021, Harloiris
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