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■(TB) 'Margaret Viola White'

1992, Zurbrigg

'Margaret Viola White' (Lloyd Zurbrigg, R. 1992). Seedling T 28-2. TB, height 37" (94 cm), Midseason bloom. White, hint of violet blue; beards violet. Seedling# O 223 W bb: (seedling# G 53 "Dave" x 'Art Of Raphael') X 'Song Of Norway'. Avonbank 1992.

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From AIS Bulletin #285 April 1992 Introducing MARGARET VIOLA WHITE (Zurbrigg '92) Sdlg. T 28-2. This iris won first place in the two-year TB class at Loomis Memorial Trials in Colorado for 1991. It is white with violet beards, certain not to be missed by any garden visitor. It should perform excellently in the more northern states (climate bands four and five). It is not a rebloomer. Blue-bearded white seedling from O My Goodness breeding X Song of Norway. $35.00. Avonbank 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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