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■(IB) 'Cherry Supreme'

1977, Zurbrigg

'Cherry Supreme' (Lloyd Zurbrigg, R. 1976). Seedling #G 9 Lovely. IB, 24" (61 cm), Early bloom. Red-violet self; near self beard. 'Cherry Garden' X 'Violet Supreme'. Avonbank 1977. Honorable Mention 1978.

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From AIS Bulletin #225 Spring 1977 Introducing CHERRY SUPREME IB, E, 24". Red-violet self, even the beard. Fertile. $5.00. Lloyd Zurbrigg.


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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
CherrySupreme01.jpgjpg CherrySupreme01.jpg manage 89 K 14 Apr 2015 - 15:45 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
CherrySupreme02.jpgjpg CherrySupreme02.jpg manage 84 K 14 Apr 2015 - 15:47 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
CherrySupreme03.jpgjpg CherrySupreme03.jpg manage 79 K 14 Apr 2015 - 15:50 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
Cherrysupreme2.jpgjpg Cherrysupreme2.jpg manage 74 K 07 Jan 2010 - 17:00 Main.avmoran  
cherry-supreme1-14.jpgjpg cherry-supreme1-14.jpg manage 119 K 10 May 2014 - 15:56 Main.mikeu 'Cherry Supreme' by Mike Unser
cherrysupreme-jb.jpgjpg cherrysupreme-jb.jpg manage 12 K 11 Jan 2013 - 01:50 Main.Harloiris photo by Chapman Iris
cherrysupreme01.jpgjpg cherrysupreme01.jpg manage 26 K 23 Dec 2014 - 19:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Anita Moran
cherrysupreme5.JPGJPG cherrysupreme5.JPG manage 180 K 05 Aug 2023 - 19:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens-reblooming August 2023
Topic revision: r14 - 09 Aug 2023, Harloiris
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