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■(TB) 'Ruffles And Lace'

1982, Hamblen

'Ruffles And Lace' (Melba Hamblen, R 1981). Seedling# 75-112A. TB, 28" (71 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards yellow (RHS 6C); falls yellow (6A), creamy white center, greenish texture veining; bright orange beard tipped yellow; heavily ruffled and laced. Seedling# 71-18D: ('Pretty Karen' x 'Grand Waltz') X seedling# 71-54C: ('Fond Wish' x ('Music Hall' x 'Rippling Waters')). Mission Bell 1982. Honorable Mention 1984.

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Photo by Elladan McLeesterPhoto scanned from the 1990 Roris Gardens catalog by Terry LaurinPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto scanned from the 1987 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurinphoto Wilson Banner Ranch Iris GardenPhoto by Blue J Iris


From AIS Bulletin #244 January 1982 Introducing RUFFLES AND LACE. 28", ML. Heavily ruffled and laced yellow with creamy fall centers and greenish texture veining. Wide petals. Precise bud placement. Inv. Pretty Karen, Grand Waltz, etc. #H75-112A. HC '81. Net $25.00. Mission Bell.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
RufflesLace02.jpgjpg RufflesLace02.jpg manage 99 K 10 Apr 2014 - 11:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
RufflesandLace03.JPGJPG RufflesandLace03.JPG manage 134 K 10 Apr 2014 - 11:42 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
ruffles03.jpgjpg ruffles03.jpg manage 59 K 28 Mar 2015 - 20:21 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
rufflesandlace01.JPGJPG rufflesandlace01.JPG manage 286 K 20 Apr 2020 - 14:16 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1990 Roris Gardens catalog by Terry Laurin
rufflesandlace1.jpgjpg rufflesandlace1.jpg manage 132 K 29 Jun 2019 - 20:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
rufflesandlace10.JPGJPG rufflesandlace10.JPG manage 105 K 20 Feb 2024 - 20:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
rufflesandlace9.JPGJPG rufflesandlace9.JPG manage 346 K 29 Oct 2020 - 22:47 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1987 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
rufflesandlace_jb.jpgjpg rufflesandlace_jb.jpg manage 19 K 03 May 2013 - 20:05 Main.Harloiris photo Wilson Banner Ranch Iris Garden
Topic revision: r20 - 21 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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