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■(TB) 'Morwenna'

1991, Nichol

'Morwenna' (R. E. Nichol, R. 1984). Seedling# E17. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards pale blue, slightly deeper at midrib; falls pale blue; pale blue beard; ruffled. 'Maestro Puccini' X 'Full Tide'. Sutton's Green Thumber 1991.

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Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto by NolaPhoto by Seagate Irises-United KingdomPhoto by Seagate Nurseries-Long Sutton Bypass-Long Sutton-United Kingdom


From AIS Bulletin #281 April 1991 Introducing MORWENNA (R. Nichol '91 ) TB 38" M. ST-AM at Wisley Trials, third in Florence 1986, best iris for the past three years in Florence, 1987. This wonderful pale blue iris is winning awards everywhere, and it will for you, too! It produces prize winning stalks consistently. Another great iris from this fine hybridizer. A must for show people. Limited quantity. Maestro Puccini X Full Tide. $35.00. Sutton's Green Thumber.


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
MorwennaNN.jpgjpg MorwennaNN.jpg manage 44 K 09 Nov 2011 - 02:09 BetsyHiggins Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
morwenna03.JPGJPG morwenna03.JPG manage 75 K 03 Jul 2014 - 15:15 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
morwenna04.JPGJPG morwenna04.JPG manage 78 K 03 Jul 2014 - 15:17 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
morwennaSG.jpgjpg morwennaSG.jpg manage 12 K 03 Dec 2011 - 01:02 BetsyHiggins Photo by Seagate Irises-United Kingdom
morwennaSG1.JPGJPG morwennaSG1.JPG manage 156 K 09 Feb 2024 - 02:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Seagate Nurseries-Long Sutton Bypass-Long Sutton-United Kingdom
Topic revision: r13 - 14 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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