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■(BB) 'Silgrey's Beauty'

2007, Varner

'Silgrey's Beauty' (Terry Varner, R. 2007) Seedling #97-15B4. BB, 21" (53 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards light blue; style arms same, darker blue midribs; falls medium blue; beards white tipped orange, orange in throat; ruffled; slight fragrance. Seedling #94-23B1: ('Pink Bubbles' x Lynn Markham seedling #85-3B3, 'Satin Sashes' sibling) X (seedling #V-109: ('Abridged Version' x seedling #P-148) x Lynn Markham seedling #85-3B3). Hermit Medlars Walk 2007.

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Silgreys Beauty (Varner 2007, BB)Photo by Hermit Medlars WalkPhoto by Rainbow Iris FarmDetail of photo by Betsy Higgins


Awaiting original catalog description


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
Silgreys_Beauty_(Varner_2007,_BB).JPGJPG Silgreys_Beauty_(Varner_2007,_BB).JPG manage 349 K 07 Aug 2016 - 21:16 PerryDyer  
silgreysbeauty01.jpgjpg silgreysbeauty01.jpg manage 23 K 25 Sep 2013 - 14:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Hermit Medlars Walk
silgreysbeauty02.jpgjpg silgreysbeauty02.jpg manage 29 K 22 Jul 2014 - 22:05 TerryLaurin Photo by Rainbow Iris Farm
silgreysbeauty0213.jpgjpg silgreysbeauty0213.jpg manage 9 K 06 Aug 2016 - 15:06 BetsyHiggins Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
Topic revision: r8 - 09 Nov 2022, AlainFranco
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