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■(IB) 'Morningstar Blues'

2008, Hill

'Morningstar Blues' (J. Paul Hill, R. 2007). Seedling #3200 HI. IB, height 24" (61 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards white ground heavily veined and dotted dark grape plicata markings; style arms dark grape, lighter on reverse, blue midrib extending into heart; falls white ground, soft yellow wash, 3/8" edge of dark purple-grape plicata veining and dotting, center line and dotting from beard to edge; beards medium cobalt blue tipped brown; round ruffled form. 'Chubby Cheeks' X 'Fancy Woman'. Winterberry 2008.

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References:

From AIS Bulletin #349 April 2008 Introducing Morningstar Blues (P. Hill). Sdlg. 3200-HI. IB, 24" (61 cm), EM. S. white ground marked with dark grape plicata veining, dotting, and center stripe. F. white ground washed a light yellow that fades with time and dark grape plicata veining and dotting covering 3/8" edge all around; thin stripe of dark grape extends from beard to edge of falls. Beard an unusual coloring of medium cobalt blue tipped dark brown. Round ruffled petals and straight upright stalks with two branches and 5 buds. Best seedling at C&P spring show. Chubby Cheeks X Fancy Woman. $25. Winterberry Gardens.
 


Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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IB_Morningstar_Blues_P_Hill_2008.jpgjpg IB_Morningstar_Blues_P_Hill_2008.jpg manage 55 K 01 Oct 2010 - 14:56 UnknownUser Spoon photo
Morningstar Blues IB J. Paul Hill 2008 (1).jpgjpg Morningstar Blues IB J. Paul Hill 2008 (1).jpg manage 301 K 13 Mar 2021 - 19:59 Main.georgebacon George Bacon - Breezeway Iris Gardens
Morningstar Blues IB J. Paul Hill 2008 (2).jpgjpg Morningstar Blues IB J. Paul Hill 2008 (2).jpg manage 351 K 13 Mar 2021 - 19:59 Main.georgebacon George Bacon - Breezeway Iris Gardens
Morningstar Blues IB J. Paul Hill 2008.jpgjpg Morningstar Blues IB J. Paul Hill 2008.jpg manage 356 K 13 Mar 2021 - 20:00 Main.georgebacon George Bacon - Breezeway Iris Gardens
Morningstar Blues IB P. Hill 2008 (1).jpgjpg Morningstar Blues IB P. Hill 2008 (1).jpg manage 90 K 23 Feb 2018 - 15:15 Main.georgebacon Breezeway Iris Garden 2010 Convention Master Garden
Morningstar Blues IB P. Hill 2008.jpgjpg Morningstar Blues IB P. Hill 2008.jpg manage 92 K 23 Feb 2018 - 15:15 Main.georgebacon Breezeway Iris Garden 2010 Convention Master Garden
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