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■(BB) 'Christiana Baker'

1999, Kerr

'Christiana Baker' ( Frederick Kerr, R. 1999) Seedling #890205BEST. BB, 26" (66 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards and style arms white; falls white to pale blue violet, 1/4" dark blue edge; beards yellow, tipped white. 'Classic Treasure' X 'Glistening Icicle'. Rainbow Acres 1999. Honorable Mention 2001; Award of Merit 2003; Knowlton Medal 2005.

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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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
ChristianaBaker01.jpegjpeg ChristianaBaker01.jpeg manage 61 K 27 Aug 2014 - 20:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
ChristianaBakerFKBB.jpgjpg ChristianaBakerFKBB.jpg manage 29 K 23 Feb 2011 - 20:10 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Rainbow Acres
Christiana_Baker1.jpgjpg Christiana_Baker1.jpg manage 85 K 16 Feb 2021 - 23:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Breezeway Iris Garden
Christianna_Baker_BB_Fred_Kerr_1999.jpgjpg Christianna_Baker_BB_Fred_Kerr_1999.jpg manage 56 K 20 Sep 2014 - 15:20 Main.georgebacon Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
DSCN1859.JPGJPG DSCN1859.JPG manage 68 K 04 May 2010 - 19:15 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
DSCN2926.JPGJPG DSCN2926.JPG manage 68 K 11 Apr 2010 - 17:32 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
christiana01.jpgjpg christiana01.jpg manage 30 K 23 Dec 2014 - 21:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Lowell Baumunk
christiana02.jpgjpg christiana02.jpg manage 24 K 23 Dec 2014 - 21:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
christiana03.jpgjpg christiana03.jpg manage 25 K 23 Dec 2014 - 21:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
christiana_baker-X2.jpgjpg christiana_baker-X2.jpg manage 167 K 18 Feb 2016 - 22:52 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
Topic revision: r26 - 19 Jul 2022, TLaurin
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