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■(BB) 'Grapenut'

2013, Sutton

'Grapenut' (Michael Sutton, R. 2012) Seedling #W-999-A. BB, 24" (61 cm). Midseason to very late bloom. Standards tan, dark purple midribs; style arms tan, purple stigmatic lip; falls dark violet, near black, lighter at edge; beards beach brown; ruffled. 'Secret Service' X 'Midnight Thunder'. Sutton 2013. Honorable Mention 2016; Award of Merit 2019; Knowlton Medal 2021.

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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.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
GRAPENUT_(M._Sutton_2013,_BB).JPGJPG GRAPENUT_(M._Sutton_2013,_BB).JPG manage 327 K 07 Aug 2016 - 21:10 PerryDyer  
GRAPENUT_(M._Sutton_2013,_BB)_(3).JPGJPG GRAPENUT_(M._Sutton_2013,_BB)_(3).JPG manage 353 K 07 Aug 2016 - 21:10 PerryDyer  
Grapenut01.jpgjpg Grapenut01.jpg manage 452 K 14 Jun 2017 - 20:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
grapenut.jpgjpg grapenut.jpg manage 80 K 03 Jun 2013 - 18:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
grapenut01.jpgjpg grapenut01.jpg manage 196 K 20 May 2020 - 17:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
grapenut09.jpgjpg grapenut09.jpg manage 194 K 13 Nov 2021 - 14:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
grapenut1.JPGJPG grapenut1.JPG manage 288 K 29 Jun 2016 - 20:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt-taken at 2016 AIS Convention
grapenut5.jpgjpg grapenut5.jpg manage 84 K 24 Mar 2023 - 19:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
grapenut6.jpgjpg grapenut6.jpg manage 403 K 18 Dec 2019 - 19:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
grapenut7.JPGJPG grapenut7.JPG manage 197 K 18 Nov 2020 - 20:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
grapenut8.JPGJPG grapenut8.JPG manage 182 K 18 Nov 2020 - 20:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
grapenut9.JPGJPG grapenut9.JPG manage 129 K 07 Jul 2022 - 02:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
Topic revision: r23 - 24 Mar 2023, TLaurin
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