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■(TB) 'Picture Perfect'

1968, Rogers

'Picture Perfect' ( Mark Rogers, R. 1967). Seedling# 63-L-8-B. TB, 33" (84 cm), Midseason to late midseason bloom. Color Class-O3YOP, Standards near peach (Wilson 512/2); falls peach shade of cadmium orange (8/3), slightly lighter area surrounding nasturtium red beard (14/1). 'September Song' X 'Celestial Glory'. Sierra Vista 1968. Honorable Mention 1971.

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From AIS Bulletin #189 April 1968 Introducing PICTURE PERFECT (Mark E. Rogers). M to ML, 33". SEPTEMBER SONG X CELESTIAL GLORY. The most gorgeous peach colored iris that you have ever seen! Heavily substanced flowers are nicely ruffled and falls are semi-flaring. Smoothness and great beauty make this a "picture perfect." 63-L-8-B. Net $25.00. Sierra Vista Iris Garden.


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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pictureperfect_jb.jpgjpg pictureperfect_jb.jpg manage 14 K 29 Apr 2013 - 15:09 Main.Harloiris photo Wilson Banner Ranch Iris Garden
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