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■(TB) 'Patrice'

1945, DeForest

'Patrice' (Fred DeForest, R. 1944). TB, (38-40"), Midseason bloom, Color Class-Y8M. 'Tiffany' x 'Salar'. Irisnoll 1945. Honorable Mention 1946.

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From Easy Breeze Gardens catalog, 1953: PATRICE (DeForest '45) 44". HM '46. Light cream standards, flushed rosy lavender, white falls speckled rosebrown. $1.00
From Walter Marx Gardens catalog 1955: PATRICE. (De Forest 1945) Each .60. Very large refined plicata and rated highly everywhere. Creamy standards flushed rosy lavender, falls white trimmed rosy brown. Tall stems, splendid branching and strictly first class on all other counts. HM AIS 1946.
From Irisnoll Catalog, 1945: Patrice—Height 38-40 inches. Plicata, with light cream standards flushed pale rosy lavender; falls flaring, white, brushed soft bright gold across the haft which is speckled rose-brown. A refined, clean flower. Each $10.00.


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.

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMG_5402.jpgjpg IMG_5402.jpg manage 66 K 17 Feb 2017 - 19:36 Main.davepote Taken in my garden 2014, Reston, VA Zone 6B
Patrice01.JPGJPG Patrice01.JPG manage 128 K 26 Aug 2016 - 02:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Patrice12BHI.jpgjpg Patrice12BHI.jpg manage 82 K 28 Apr 2012 - 22:42 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Patrice9.JPGJPG Patrice9.JPG manage 140 K 27 Aug 2021 - 02:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Patrice_Cooley_52.jpgjpg Patrice_Cooley_52.jpg manage 157 K 22 Jan 2014 - 20:54 Main.davepote Cooley's Catalog 1952, p. 28.
patrice01.JPGJPG patrice01.JPG manage 101 K 06 Nov 2014 - 15:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kathryn Mohr
patrice09.JPGJPG patrice09.JPG manage 270 K 08 Dec 2021 - 23:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-2014 Hudson Valley Iris & Daylily Society Spring Weekend
patrice1.JPGJPG patrice1.JPG manage 680 K 18 Jul 2018 - 21:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
patrice2.JPGJPG patrice2.JPG manage 702 K 18 Jul 2018 - 21:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
patrice3.JPGJPG patrice3.JPG manage 204 K 14 Jan 2022 - 15:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
patrice30.JPGJPG patrice30.JPG manage 157 K 14 Jan 2022 - 15:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
patrice31.JPGJPG patrice31.JPG manage 171 K 14 Jan 2022 - 15:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r24 - 14 Jan 2022, TLaurin
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