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■(TB) 'Ruffled Flounce'

1984, Rudolph

'Ruffled Flounce' (Nate Rudolph, R. 1982). Seedling# 80-49. TB, 28" (71 cm), Late bloom. Standards lavender pink; falls white, widely edged pink; lavender beard tipped pink; heavily ruffled and flounced; pronounced spicy fragance. Seedling# 78-18: ((seedling# 71-09 x 'Pink Angel') x (seedling# 70-39 x seedling# 70-61)) X seedling# 78-01, sibling. Klehm Nursery 1984.

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From AIS Bulletin #252, January 1984 Introducing RUFFLED FLOUNCE-Sdlg. 80-49: (78-18 X 78-01). TB, 28", L. The overall color is a delicate shade of lavender pink. The 3-1/2", round, flaring falls are white with a wide pink band, very ruffled and flounced. Lavender tipped deep pink beards. Four branches with 6 or more buds. Fertile both ways. This iris is from a long line of breeding designed to produce a pink with a blue beard and is a forerunner of that pattern. (See inside back cover of Bulletin #248 for color photo). $30.00. Klehm Nursery.


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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