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■(TB) 'Mishawaka'

1949, Wise

'Mishawaka' (Charles Wise, R.1949) TB. Midseason bloom and rebloom. Color Class-Y4D. 'Red Ray' x 'Autumn Sunset'. Charles Wise, 1949.

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From AIS Bulletin #113, April 1949. Introducing MISHAWAKA (Red Ray X Autumn Sunset). A deep yellow self; no markings. $7.50. Charles Wise.


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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
MishawakaBHI.JPGJPG MishawakaBHI.JPG manage 103 K 19 Nov 2011 - 21:31 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
MishawakaBHI1.JPGJPG MishawakaBHI1.JPG manage 81 K 24 Aug 2021 - 02:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
mishawaka2.jpgjpg mishawaka2.jpg manage 118 K 05 Jun 2020 - 15:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
mishawka01.jpgjpg mishawka01.jpg manage 54 K 06 Apr 2017 - 19:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Ross Eagles-Diversity Acres
Topic revision: r14 - 11 Nov 2022, TerryLaurin
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