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■(TB) 'Zepherina'

1996, Maryott

'Zepherina' (William Maryott, R. 1995). Seedling #S195E. TB, height 34-36" (86-91 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards light lavender (RHS 94C), midrib smoky maroon; Falls medium velvety maroon (80C), shoulders deep brown (183A); beards yellow, tipped purple; slight sweet fragrance. 'Mariachi Music' X 'Twice Told'. Maryott 1996. Honorable Mention 1999.

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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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BHP_7170-X2_zepherina.jpgjpg BHP_7170-X2_zepherina.jpg manage 215 K 20 Feb 2016 - 23:05 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
Zepherina.jpgjpg Zepherina.jpg manage 41 K 09 Jan 2010 - 20:10 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
Zepherina01.jpgjpg Zepherina01.jpg manage 63 K 25 Apr 2015 - 02:18 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
Zepherina02.jpgjpg Zepherina02.jpg manage 63 K 25 Apr 2015 - 02:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
Zepherina03.jpgjpg Zepherina03.jpg manage 66 K 25 Apr 2015 - 02:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
Zepherina04.jpgjpg Zepherina04.jpg manage 62 K 25 Apr 2015 - 02:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
ZepherinaCT.jpgjpg ZepherinaCT.jpg manage 42 K 05 Nov 2011 - 00:26 BetsyHiggins Photo by C & T Iris Patch
ZepherinaN.jpgjpg ZepherinaN.jpg manage 54 K 24 Oct 2011 - 19:09 BetsyHiggins Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
zepherenia1.jpgjpg zepherenia1.jpg manage 146 K 27 Jun 2019 - 21:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
zepherina01.jpgjpg zepherina01.jpg manage 105 K 26 Nov 2015 - 21:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
zepherina5.jpgjpg zepherina5.jpg manage 84 K 18 Nov 2013 - 02:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
zepherinaSPI.jpgjpg zepherinaSPI.jpg manage 55 K 17 Apr 2010 - 21:32 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
zephrina01.jpgjpg zephrina01.jpg manage 59 K 07 Nov 2014 - 02:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
zephrina3.jpgjpg zephrina3.jpg manage 688 K 07 Jan 2016 - 02:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
Topic revision: r21 - 30 Jan 2022, Harloiris
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