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■(TB) 'Patience'

1955, Schortman

'Patience' (William B. Schortman R. 1955) TB height 36". Midseason bloom. Color Class-RV1. Magenta self (M & P 11­J-53). Tell 1955. Honorable Mention 1956; Judges' Choice 1957; Award of Merit 1959.

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From Tell’s Iris Garden catalog, 1955: PATIENCE (Schortman). E.-M. (Snow Flurry x Inspiration.) Large, wide, heavy-substanced flower of a very smooth magenta color (Maerz and Paul. Dictionary of Color, plate 53, J-ll) sporting a pale lemon beard that sets the flower off to a marked degree. The tall, well-branched stalks carry many buds insuring along blooming season. $10.00
From The World of Iris: In 1955 Schortman introduced Patience, a strong rosy magenta self from Snow Flurry and the rose blend Inspiration. An excellent and unusual iris in effect a deep and rosy "pallida pink." We are in need of a modern version of this iris. Honorable Mention 1956; Award of Merit 1959.


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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-- Main.RPries - 2010-12-20
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMG_0378.jpgjpg IMG_0378.jpg manage 388 K 22 Dec 2018 - 03:18 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski, My Garden 2018, Finksburg, MD
Patience.jpgjpg Patience.jpg manage 17 K 20 Dec 2010 - 17:12 UnknownUser Courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
Patience12BHI.jpgjpg Patience12BHI.jpg manage 73 K 28 Apr 2012 - 22:38 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Patience_fl.jpgjpg Patience_fl.jpg manage 46 K 18 Feb 2011 - 21:29 IrisP  
patience1.JPGJPG patience1.JPG manage 412 K 11 Sep 2020 - 22:03 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1965 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
patience2.JPGJPG patience2.JPG manage 468 K 09 Nov 2020 - 23:02 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1965 C.A. Cruickshank catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r18 - 18 Dec 2020, Harloiris
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