■(JI) 'Amethyst's Sister'

2011, Harris

'Amethyst's Sister' (Chad Harris, R. 2011). Seedling 99JC12. JI 9F., 52 (132 cm). Late bloom. Style arms and crests amethyst (RHS 86D); falls heavy blends of mid-amethyst (83D) to dark amethyst (83B) blending into a blue violet (90B) halo; signal yellow with greenish cast (3A). 'Amethyst Actress' sibling. Honorable Mention 2015.

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Awaiting original catalog description


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some Japanese 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 but moist good garden soil, More tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Needs swampy conditions especially in Spring bloom season.
PH Prefers Acid solis 6.1 to 7.0, intolerant of limy soils
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on organic soils.

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AmethystsSister9.jpgjpg AmethystsSister9.jpg manage 205 K 14 Mar 2021 - 13:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Harbour Breezes Dayliles & Japanese Iris- Nova Scotia-Canada
amethystsister.jpgjpg amethystsister.jpg manage 290 K 12 Feb 2013 - 02:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
amethystsister02.JPGJPG amethystsister02.JPG manage 1 MB 01 Dec 2015 - 03:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
amethystsister03.JPGJPG amethystsister03.JPG manage 611 K 01 Dec 2015 - 03:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
amethystsister04.jpgjpg amethystsister04.jpg manage 285 K 02 Jul 2019 - 11:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
amethystssister02.JPGJPG amethystssister02.JPG manage 1 MB 08 Dec 2017 - 04:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
amethystssister05.jpgjpg amethystssister05.jpg manage 125 K 04 Jul 2020 - 02:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
amethystssister1.jpgjpg amethystssister1.jpg manage 210 K 18 Mar 2016 - 23:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
amethystssister9.jpgjpg amethystssister9.jpg manage 200 K 04 Jun 2021 - 02:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
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