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(TB) 'Worthington'

1943, Cook

'Worthington' (Paul Cook, R. 1943). TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-R6D.

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Introductory Listing from 1943 Longfield Catalog


Worthington (Cook, 1943). A harmonious bicolor of pleasing rosy red, the color particularly clear and bright. An Iris of every good quality — the flowers are of beautiful form, large size, smooth texture and heavy substance. S. Persion Lilac; F. velvety Indian Lake, paling slightly at edge, beard Primuline Yellow. Visitors are always attracted to this rosy red by the clearness of its color, noticeable near or far. The plant is of strong growth and reliable in bloom. 3 feet. $5.00


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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
Topic revision: r4 - 03 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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