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■(TB) 'Missy Yorktowne'

1984, Innerst

'Missy Yorktowne' (Sterling Innerst, R. 1983). Seedling# 1097-1. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason to late bloom. White self; white beard tipped lemon. 'Lemon Mist' X 'Madeira Belle'. Innerst 1984. High Commendation 1983. Awarded Premio Firenze 1987.

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From AIS Bulletin #253 April 1984 Introducing MISSY YORKTOWNE Unnerst '84). Sdlg.1097-1: Lemon Mist X Madeira Belle. TB, 36". Midseason. Excellent show stalks on this wide, blocky white. A beautiful stalk had three perfectly spaced fresh blooms out in the Waite garden in Boston. Will open four many times. Great for the 'bench'. Wide, ruffled and vigorous. Fertile both ways. Three branches, 8 to 10 buds. HC 1983. $25.00. Sterling Innerst


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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MissyYorktown01.JPGJPG MissyYorktown01.JPG manage 64 K 26 Nov 2014 - 17:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
MissyYorktowne03.jpgjpg MissyYorktowne03.jpg manage 91 K 13 Jun 2014 - 20:46 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
MissyYorktowne12BHI.JPGJPG MissyYorktowne12BHI.JPG manage 53 K 27 Apr 2012 - 14:14 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
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