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■(IB) 'Storm Song'

2003/04, Blyth

'Storm Song' (Barry Blyth, R. 2003). Seedling #L25-1. IB, 19" (48 cm), Very early to early midseason bloom. Lavender grey, falls with reddish violet spot covering most of petal; beards lavender, tangerine in throat; slight fragrance. 'Whididi' sibling. Parentage: 'Uppity' X seedling #J59-8: ('Shindig' x 'Being Busy'). Tempo Two 2003/04.

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Storm Song IB32 2003-04.jpgstormsong.JPGStormSong01.jpgstormsong01.jpgstormsong02.jpgStormSong02jj.jpgStormSong03.jpgStormSong04.jpgStormSong05.jpgstormsong09SPIib.jpgstormsong4.jpgstormsong40.jpgstormsong5.JPGSTORMSONG6.JPGstormsongdelane.jpgstormsongdelane1.JPGstormsongdelane10.JPG


Awaiting oroginal catalog description
Iris en Provence comment : in Hyères (France), looks like a Standard Dwarf Bearded (less than 30 cm).


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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-- BarbJohnson - 2010-01-15
  • In our Ontario, Canada garden this iris consistently blooms with the SDBs (mid-May) and grows to about 10". Lovely colouring! -- BrewItt - 19 May 2022
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
STORMSONG6.JPGJPG STORMSONG6.JPG manage 193 K 06 Dec 2019 - 21:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Debbie Carpenter of.Iris-Splendor-Australia
StormSong01.jpgjpg StormSong01.jpg manage 48 K 03 Apr 2015 - 02:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
StormSong02jj.jpgjpg StormSong02jj.jpg manage 34 K 11 Jun 2016 - 13:05 Main.Harloiris Photo by Elladan McLeester
StormSong03.jpgjpg StormSong03.jpg manage 51 K 03 Apr 2015 - 02:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
StormSong04.jpgjpg StormSong04.jpg manage 53 K 03 Apr 2015 - 02:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
StormSong05.jpgjpg StormSong05.jpg manage 498 K 18 Oct 2015 - 20:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
Storm_Song_IB32_2003-04.jpgjpg Storm_Song_IB32_2003-04.jpg manage 55 K 17 May 2010 - 11:26 Main.Laymont+ by Barry Blyth, Tempo Two, Australia
stormsong.JPGJPG stormsong.JPG manage 45 K 19 Jul 2012 - 15:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden, Aurora, ON Canada
stormsong01.jpgjpg stormsong01.jpg manage 195 K 10 Apr 2018 - 14:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riversdale Irises-Australia
stormsong02.jpgjpg stormsong02.jpg manage 147 K 10 Apr 2018 - 14:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riversdale Irises-Australia
stormsong09SPIib.jpgjpg stormsong09SPIib.jpg manage 57 K 17 Apr 2010 - 00:17 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
stormsong4.jpgjpg stormsong4.jpg manage 31 K 17 Oct 2013 - 18:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
stormsong40.jpgjpg stormsong40.jpg manage 171 K 18 Mar 2023 - 15:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
stormsong5.JPGJPG stormsong5.JPG manage 154 K 25 Jan 2024 - 19:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
stormsongdelane.jpgjpg stormsongdelane.jpg manage 176 K 20 May 2022 - 15:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
stormsongdelane1.JPGJPG stormsongdelane1.JPG manage 134 K 14 May 2023 - 20:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
stormsongdelane10.JPGJPG stormsongdelane10.JPG manage 137 K 14 May 2023 - 20:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r31 - 25 Jan 2024, TLaurin - This page was cached on 19 May 2024 - 09:04.

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