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■(TB) 'Lurline'

1919, Bliss

'Lurline' (Arthur J. Bliss, 1919) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-R1M. Early light mauve, 40". 'Leonidas' x 'Queen Of May'.

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Awaiting original catalog description
From G. G. Whitelegg catalog, 1921: :LURLINE (Bliss, 1920). A Iilac-mauve Pallida of similar colouring to Rosalind, but the flowers are of finer form and the colour is quite distinct. Very early. Standards pale lilac-mauve, falls light reddish-mauve. A fine free-flowering variety. Ht., 3-4ft. 4-in.
From Bonnewitz catalog, 1927: LURLINE (Bliss). A variety similar to Dream but several shades darker. Color, rose-lilac. Darker in the falls than in the standards. It is undoubtedly an improvement upon Her Majesty. It is also somewhat similar in color to Paulina but larger. A very prolific bloomer; medium size flowers; height, 36 to 40 inches. $1.50.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
lurline01.jpgjpg lurline01.jpg manage 15 K 25 Sep 2013 - 16:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Anne Milner-Bliss Irises-United Kingdom
lurline1-16.jpgjpg lurline1-16.jpg manage 102 K 30 Apr 2016 - 23:53 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
lurline1-17.jpgjpg lurline1-17.jpg manage 104 K 13 Aug 2017 - 03:53 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
lurline1-20.jpgjpg lurline1-20.jpg manage 295 K 15 Nov 2020 - 03:29 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
lurline2-20.jpgjpg lurline2-20.jpg manage 295 K 15 Nov 2020 - 03:28 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
lurline3-20.jpgjpg lurline3-20.jpg manage 129 K 15 Nov 2020 - 03:28 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
lurline4-20.jpgjpg lurline4-20.jpg manage 358 K 15 Nov 2020 - 03:28 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
lurline5-17.jpgjpg lurline5-17.jpg manage 120 K 13 Aug 2017 - 03:53 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
lurline5-20.jpgjpg lurline5-20.jpg manage 308 K 15 Nov 2020 - 03:27 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
Topic revision: r14 - 27 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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