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■(IB) 'Hi'

1990, Byers

'Hi' (Monty Byers, R. 1989). Seedling #E7-1. IB, 24" (61 cm), Midseason bloom. Lightly ruffled white, chartreuse yellow lines over hafts; bright medium blue beard tipped yellow in throat, short blue horns; pronounced spicy/sweet fragrance. 'Howdy Do' X 'Baby Blessed'. Moonshine Gardens 1990

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From AIS Bulletin #277 April 1990 Introducing HI-IB. Howdy Do X Baby Blessed. White with yellow at hafts; bright blue b. and blue horns. An abbreviated HOWDY DO-but with blue beards! Winter rebloom in mild enough climates. $15.00. Moonshine Gardens.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
HI01.jpgjpg HI01.jpg manage 71 K 14 Apr 2015 - 19:18 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
Hi intermediate2.jpgjpg Hi intermediate2.jpg manage 61 K 03 Apr 2023 - 23:42 Main.Ladylovingdove Photo by Dorothy Parker in Burleson TX
HiN.jpgjpg HiN.jpg manage 27 K 20 Oct 2011 - 23:36 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
hi.jpgjpg hi.jpg manage 70 K 24 Jan 2011 - 12:47 Main.avmoran  
hi01.jpgjpg hi01.jpg manage 54 K 04 Jun 2015 - 16:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Andi Rivarola
hi02.JPGJPG hi02.JPG manage 61 K 26 Mar 2014 - 21:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
hi1-14.jpgjpg hi1-14.jpg manage 79 K 10 May 2014 - 16:20 Main.mikeu by Mike Unser
hi2-14.jpgjpg hi2-14.jpg manage 93 K 10 May 2014 - 16:21 Main.mikeu by Mike Unser
hi8.JPGJPG hi8.JPG manage 56 K 06 Feb 2012 - 05:48 Main.htb ©2008 Laurie Frazer
hi9.JPGJPG hi9.JPG manage 167 K 12 Feb 2024 - 13:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Seagate Nurseries-Long Sutton Bypass-Long Sutton-United Kingdom
Topic revision: r23 - 12 Feb 2024, TLaurin
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