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■(IB) 'Bahama Blues'

2008, Sutton

'Bahama Blues' (Michael Sutton, R. 2008). Seedling #V-374-A. IB, 21" (53 cm). Early to midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards claret rose, dark violet midrib, gold wire edge; style arms claret rose; falls french rose, darker at shoulders, gold wire edge; beards midnight blue, bronze-orange in throat; pronounced sweet fragrance. Seedling #T-159: (seedling #Q-73: (seedling #L-78: ('Rehash' x 'Little Blue-Eyes') x 'Swing') x seedling #Q-411: (seedling #K-4-A: ('Caution Sign' x 'Romanita') x 'Sigh')) X seedling #T-432: ('Barbara My Love' x 'Bride’s Blush'). Sutton 2010. Honorable Mention 2012. Ben Hager Cup 2014, Franklin Cook Cup 2014, Award of Merit 2015.

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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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BAHAMABLUES01.jpgjpg BAHAMABLUES01.jpg manage 244 K 13 Jul 2017 - 15:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
BAHAMABLUES04.jpgjpg BAHAMABLUES04.jpg manage 603 K 23 Dec 2015 - 16:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
BAHAMABLUES6.JPGJPG BAHAMABLUES6.JPG manage 181 K 05 Dec 2019 - 00:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Debbie Carpenter of.Iris-Splendor-Australia
BahamaBlues03.JPGJPG BahamaBlues03.JPG manage 115 K 02 Dec 2016 - 15:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
BahamaBlues_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg BahamaBlues_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 65 K 20 Jan 2013 - 07:33 Main.janlauritzen taken at the Herb & Sara Holk Memorial Garden at Jurupa, CA - AIS 2012 National
IBBahamaBluesWP.jpgjpg IBBahamaBluesWP.jpg manage 69 K 14 Jul 2013 - 18:32 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Wildwood Gardens
IMG_018701.JPGJPG IMG_018701.JPG manage 531 K 24 Apr 2016 - 11:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Erin L. Chien
IMG_018801.JPGJPG IMG_018801.JPG manage 888 K 24 Apr 2016 - 11:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Erin L. Chien
IMG_0190.JPGJPG IMG_0190.JPG manage 3 MB 23 Apr 2016 - 13:39 Main.erinchien Photo by Erin L Chien
IMG_0191.JPGJPG IMG_0191.JPG manage 3 MB 23 Apr 2016 - 13:40 Main.erinchien Photo by Erin L Chien
IMG_019201.JPGJPG IMG_019201.JPG manage 747 K 24 Apr 2016 - 11:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Erin L. Chien
IMG_2894-X2_bahama_blues.jpgjpg IMG_2894-X2_bahama_blues.jpg manage 261 K 21 Feb 2016 - 08:28 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
P5111033 Bahama Blues_1.jpgjpg P5111033 Bahama Blues_1.jpg manage 234 K 14 May 2018 - 20:25 IaninaUkr  
P5111037_1.jpgjpg P5111037_1.jpg manage 189 K 14 May 2018 - 20:28 IaninaUkr  
bahama01.jpgjpg bahama01.jpg manage 66 K 02 May 2015 - 02:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
bahama02.jpgjpg bahama02.jpg manage 72 K 16 Feb 2021 - 03:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
bahamablues-jb.jpgjpg bahamablues-jb.jpg manage 42 K 28 Jan 2013 - 21:11 Main.Harloiris photo courtesy Sutton Iris Garden
bahamablues01.JPGJPG bahamablues01.JPG manage 59 K 13 Dec 2014 - 16:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Will Plotner
bahamablues02.jpgjpg bahamablues02.jpg manage 53 K 14 Jun 2015 - 14:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
bahamablues03.jpgjpg bahamablues03.jpg manage 66 K 17 Jun 2015 - 22:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
bahamablues04.jpgjpg bahamablues04.jpg manage 167 K 31 Jul 2019 - 15:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
bahamablues05.jpgjpg bahamablues05.jpg manage 173 K 01 Aug 2019 - 14:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
bahamablues3.jpgjpg bahamablues3.jpg manage 551 K 21 Nov 2017 - 15:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
bahamablues4.JPGJPG bahamablues4.JPG manage 70 K 20 Aug 2013 - 21:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
bahamablues5.jpgjpg bahamablues5.jpg manage 186 K 22 Dec 2017 - 01:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
bahamablues6.jpgjpg bahamablues6.jpg manage 284 K 18 Dec 2019 - 03:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
bahamablues7.jpgjpg bahamablues7.jpg manage 161 K 29 Jan 2020 - 02:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
bahamablues8.jpgjpg bahamablues8.jpg manage 157 K 05 May 2021 - 21:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
bahamablues9.jpgjpg bahamablues9.jpg manage 173 K 01 Aug 2021 - 02:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r42 - 01 Aug 2021, TLaurin
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