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■(JI) 'Blue Marlin'

1981, Copeland

'Blue Marlin' ( Jill Copeland, R. 1979) Seedling 78-025. JI (double), 28" (71 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Ruffled blue-violet (RHS 89C), light yellow halo; blue-violet (89A) stylearms; prominent (14G) signal. 'Star At Midnight' X Marx 164. Hazzard 1981. Honorable Mention 1983, Payne Award 1985.

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bluemarlin.JPGBlueMarlin01.JPGIMG 9916-X2 blue marlin.jpg


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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BlueMarlin01.JPGJPG BlueMarlin01.JPG manage 200 K 14 Dec 2015 - 21:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Harbour Breezes Daylilies & Japanese Iris-Head of Jeddore-Nova Scotia-Canada
IMG_9916-X2_blue_marlin.jpgjpg IMG_9916-X2_blue_marlin.jpg manage 278 K 20 Feb 2016 - 06:31 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
bluemarlin.JPGJPG bluemarlin.JPG manage 112 K 19 Jun 2013 - 18:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
Topic revision: r12 - 18 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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