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■(TB) 'Veneration'

1971, Ghio

'Veneration' (Joseph Ghio, R. 1969) Seedling# 66-105C. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early Midseason bloom. Standards light blue; falls deep blue-purple; light blue beard. Probably from 'Stepping Out' X 'Diplomacy'. Bay View Gardens 1971. Honorable Mention 1972.

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VENERATION (Ghio), to be introduced next year, has pale blue standards and bright red-violet falls-fine ruffled form and long-lasting flowers. Watch for this beauty. (Jendel, 1970)


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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Jendel, M.C. (1970). A Real Challenge. Bulletin of the American Iris Society, 199(October 1970), 12.
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