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■(IB) 'Sea Patrol'

1969, Palmer

'Sea Patrol' (Cleo Palmer, R. 1969). Seedling #6727. IB, 20-24", Early midseason bloom. Color Class-B1P. Near sky blue self; pale yellow beard. 'Symphony' X 'Blue Denim'. Tell 1970. Honorable Mention 1972; Award of Merit 1974; Sass Medal 1976.

See below:
Photo by El Hutchison, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Z3Photo by Amazing Iris NZBJ SW MB Canada, Zone 3USDAPhoto by El Hutchison-ManitobaPhoto by Eleanor Hutchison-Manitoba,CanadaPhoto scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collectionPhoto scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collectionPhoto scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collectionPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Amazing Iris Garden-New ZealandPhoto by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.

References:

From AIS Bulletin #197 April 1970 Introducing SEA PATROL (C. Palmer). E-M, 24". Symphony X Blue Denim. Classic blue self. #6727. $20.00. Tell's Garden.
SEA PATROL, Cleo Palmer's award winning IB, was showing why it has won more awards. It is clear, light blue with a silvery edge on the ruffled petals and delightful form. [Dorothy Willott, (OH), “Medians at Philbrook Art Center”, The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 238 (July 1980): 27.]
 


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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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IBSeaPatrol.jpgjpg IBSeaPatrol.jpg manage 53 K 13 Jan 2010 - 17:33 EleanorHutchison Photo by El Hutchison, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Z3
IBSeaPatrolAI.JPGJPG IBSeaPatrolAI.JPG manage 14 K 12 Nov 2012 - 20:09 BetsyHiggins Photo by Amazing Iris NZ
SeaPatrol01.jpgjpg SeaPatrol01.jpg manage 84 K 05 Dec 2014 - 19:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SeaPatrol010.JPGJPG SeaPatrol010.JPG manage 67 K 30 Aug 2021 - 18:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SeaPatrol02.jpgjpg SeaPatrol02.jpg manage 20 K 18 Jul 2017 - 19:59 TerryLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
iris_ib_sea_patrol_18jun09_bg_vic.JPGJPG iris_ib_sea_patrol_18jun09_bg_vic.JPG manage 52 K 23 Jan 2012 - 17:44 Main.plantaddict487 BJ SW MB Canada, Zone 3USDA
sea01.jpgjpg sea01.jpg manage 64 K 09 Jun 2015 - 21:37 TerryLaurin Photo by El Hutchison-Manitoba
sea02.JPGJPG sea02.JPG manage 219 K 17 Jun 2022 - 19:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Eleanor Hutchison-Manitoba,Canada
seapat02.JPGJPG seapat02.JPG manage 70 K 16 Jun 2014 - 20:58 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
seapat03.JPGJPG seapat03.JPG manage 69 K 16 Jun 2014 - 21:00 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
seapat04.JPGJPG seapat04.JPG manage 79 K 16 Jun 2014 - 21:01 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
seapatrol1.JPGJPG seapatrol1.JPG manage 509 K 25 Jul 2018 - 19:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
seapatrol2.JPGJPG seapatrol2.JPG manage 640 K 25 Jul 2018 - 19:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
seapatrol3.JPGJPG seapatrol3.JPG manage 532 K 25 Jul 2018 - 19:32 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
seapatrol4.JPGJPG seapatrol4.JPG manage 500 K 25 Jul 2018 - 19:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r26 - 17 Jun 2022, TerryLaurin
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