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■(TB) 'Matrix'

1991, Hall

'Matrix' (Earl Hall by Lloyd Zurbrigg, R. 1990). Seedling# 86-144-5SC. TB, height 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom and rebloom (September in Virginia). Standards cream veined pale cinnamon, giving self effect; falls near-white, creamy yellow rim, cinnamon hafts, suggestion of pale violet texture veining and violet centerline; beards white, tipped cream. 'Violet Miracle' X 'Brother Carl'. Avonbank 1991.

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From AIS Bulletin #280 January 1991 Introducing MATRIX (Earl Hall) Sdlg. 86-144-5SC. EC 1989. EM & RE (Sept. in VA). Wide pastel plicata, cinnamon on cream. Whole clump reblooms in mid Sept. Also, a superb parent, hence its name. (Violet Miracle X Brother Carl). $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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Matrix.jpgjpg Matrix.jpg manage 34 K 12 Nov 2010 - 19:09 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
Matrix01.jpgjpg Matrix01.jpg manage 66 K 07 Apr 2015 - 14:33 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
Matrix02.JPGJPG Matrix02.JPG manage 55 K 31 Mar 2014 - 12:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Matrix03.jpgjpg Matrix03.jpg manage 57 K 31 Mar 2014 - 12:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Matrix04.jpgjpg Matrix04.jpg manage 69 K 18 Apr 2015 - 02:41 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
Matrix05.jpgjpg Matrix05.jpg manage 67 K 07 Apr 2015 - 14:34 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
MatrixNN.jpgjpg MatrixNN.jpg manage 29 K 09 Nov 2011 - 00:03 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
MatrixPJO.jpgjpg MatrixPJO.jpg manage 50 K 11 Aug 2012 - 23:36 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Patrick Orr
MatrixSI.JPGJPG MatrixSI.JPG manage 218 K 18 Apr 2019 - 21:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Ives.
matrix-jb.jpgjpg matrix-jb.jpg manage 9 K 17 Jan 2013 - 21:45 Main.Harloiris photo by Chapman Iris
matrix05.jpgjpg matrix05.jpg manage 87 K 19 Feb 2021 - 02:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
matrix06.jpgjpg matrix06.jpg manage 78 K 02 May 2015 - 02:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
matrix5.jpgjpg matrix5.jpg manage 41 K 26 Nov 2013 - 14:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sans Souci Nursery
matrix9.jpegjpeg matrix9.jpeg manage 63 K 21 Jun 2021 - 20:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ross Eagles-Diversity Acres
Topic revision: r28 - 27 Mar 2022, TLaurin
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