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■(TB) 'National White'

1944, National

'National White' (National Iris Gardens, R. 1944); TB. Early to midseason bloom. Color Class-WW. National Iris Gardens 1944.

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Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada-taken June 1978Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden


From Western Iris Gardens catalog, 1948: NATIONAL WHITE (National, 1944). EM. 46" This garden sentinel in its white, white uniform stands head and shoulders above its fellows. Proud perfection is personified in the glisten and gleam of this giant flower with delicately ruffled edges. It's a white to remember! Increasing popularity noted. $2.00


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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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
NationalWhiteBHI.jpgjpg NationalWhiteBHI.jpg manage 89 K 20 Nov 2011 - 15:21 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
nationalwhite5.JPGJPG nationalwhite5.JPG manage 210 K 29 Jun 2023 - 00:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada-taken June 1978
Topic revision: r13 - 01 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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