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■(TB) 'Utah Velvet'

1961, Muhlestein

'Utah Velvet' (Tell Muhlestein, R. 1961) Seedling# 57-3. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Indian lake red self. 'Quechee' X 'Privateer'. Tell 1961. Honorable Mention 1962.

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Utah Velvet.1961.Muhlestein.jpgUtahVelvet9 (2).jpgUtahVelvet9.JPGUtahVelvet91.JPG


ORIGINAL CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Utah Velvet.1961.Muhlestein.jpg


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
Utah Velvet.1961.Muhlestein.jpgjpg Utah Velvet.1961.Muhlestein.jpg manage 182 K 08 May 2020 - 20:40 Main.davepote Image scanned by David Potembski from Tell's catalog, 1961.
UtahVelvet9 (2).jpgjpg UtahVelvet9 (2).jpg manage 44 K 08 Apr 2021 - 22:15 Main.Harloiris Detail of Photo by Anne Milner-from the B.I.S( British Iris Society) slide collection
UtahVelvet9.JPGJPG UtahVelvet9.JPG manage 36 K 08 Apr 2021 - 19:53 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned by Anne Milner-from the B.I.S( British Iris Society) slide collection
UtahVelvet91.JPGJPG UtahVelvet91.JPG manage 61 K 08 Apr 2021 - 19:54 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned by Anne Milner-from the B.I.S( British Iris Society) slide collection
Topic revision: r10 - 08 Apr 2021, Harloiris
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