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■(BB) 'Ensign'

1992, Tankesley-Clarke

'Ensign' (Eric Tankesley-Clarke, R. 1992). Seedling #345C. BB, 25" (64 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Dark blue self; beards lemon; slight sweet fragrance. 'Allegiance' X 'Bubbling Over'. Adamgrove 1993. Honorable Mention 1996.

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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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-- EleanorHutchison - 2010-01-11
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BBEnsign.jpgjpg BBEnsign.jpg manage 65 K 11 Jan 2010 - 05:08 EleanorHutchison Photo by El Hutchison, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Z3
BBEnsignEI.jpgjpg BBEnsignEI.jpg manage 24 K 11 Dec 2012 - 21:37 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Ensign.jpgjpg Ensign.jpg manage 32 K 06 Feb 2010 - 17:58 Main.htb Photo by Mike Greenfield
Ensign9.jpgjpg Ensign9.jpg manage 57 K 25 Oct 2021 - 12:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
ensign01.jpgjpg ensign01.jpg manage 83 K 16 Jan 2017 - 20:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Stoney Creek Iris
Topic revision: r19 - 03 Jan 2022, dougchyz
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