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■(TB) 'Pageant's Gown'

2010, Painter

'Pageant's Gown' (Lesley Painter, R. 2009). Seedling# L03-16B. TB, 36” (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards lavender violet, slightly deeper midrib; style arms lavender violet, deeper violet on crest; falls bishop's violet (RHS N81A); beards purple base, hairs tipped rust; ruffled, laced; slight sweet fragrance. Seedling# L99-26: ('Honeymoon Suite' x 'Romantic Evening') X 'Fashion Magic'. Napa Country 2010.

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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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-10-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
PageantsGown2.jpgjpg PageantsGown2.jpg manage 80 K 17 Jul 2013 - 22:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
pageant01.jpgjpg pageant01.jpg manage 73 K 10 May 2015 - 12:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Burgard Iris Farm
pageantsgown.jpgjpg pageantsgown.jpg manage 59 K 14 May 2013 - 21:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
pageantsgown01.jpgjpg pageantsgown01.jpg manage 603 K 04 Jan 2016 - 14:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
pageantsgown4.jpgjpg pageantsgown4.jpg manage 82 K 28 Feb 2014 - 19:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
pageantsgown5.JPGJPG pageantsgown5.JPG manage 212 K 22 Feb 2024 - 03:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barbara Nicodemus
pageantsgown9.jpgjpg pageantsgown9.jpg manage 99 K 26 Mar 2023 - 15:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
peacefulliving5.JPGJPG peacefulliving5.JPG manage 202 K 22 Feb 2024 - 03:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barbara Nicodemus
Topic revision: r15 - 22 Feb 2024, TLaurin
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