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(TB) 'Vigil'

1947, Wills

'Vigil' (Jesse Wills, R. 1946). TB, 38", Early midseason bloom. Color Class-WW. 'Valor' x ('Venus De Milo' x 'Gudrun'). High Commendation 1946. Honorable Mention 1947.

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From Milliken Iris Gardens catalog, 1952: VIGIL (Wills) A charming white, with one of the longest periods of bloom known. This variety starts blooming with the early flowering iris, keeps on with the intermediates and finishes with the late bloomers. All this and heavenly bloom, too-it's certainly worth a show place in your garden. 3 ft. $3.00.
 
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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