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■(JI) 'Cascade Crest'

1988, Aitken

'Cascade Crest' (J. Terry Aitken, R. 1988) Seedling B3J1-4. 36" (91 cm). Late midseason bloom. 6-falls White with 1' light blue band; white stylearms edged dark blue. 'Knight In Armor' X 'Reign Of Glory'. Introduced Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden 1988. Honorable Mention 1990; Award of Merit 1993; Payne Medal 1995

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Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.Photo by AitkenPhoto by Ensata GardensPhoto by Harbour Breezes Daylilies   Japanese Iris-Head of Jeddore-Nova Scotia-CanadaPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris FarmPhoto by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris FarmPhoto by Aitken©2005 Laurie FrazerPhoto by Wildwood GardensPhoto scanned from the 1993 AitkenPhoto by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm


From Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm catalog 2018: Cascade Crest (Aitken '88) 48", M, 6F, off white ground sanded pastel blue, 1” light blue band 1 branch, 2-3 buds. $10.00.


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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BHP_1981-X2_cascade_crest.jpgjpg BHP_1981-X2_cascade_crest.jpg manage 224 K 20 Feb 2016 - 04:28 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
CascadeCrest01.JPGJPG CascadeCrest01.JPG manage 96 K 27 Apr 2015 - 12:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
CascadeCrest_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg CascadeCrest_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 65 K 13 Jun 2010 - 23:04 Main.janlauritzen Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
cascade01.jpgjpg cascade01.jpg manage 66 K 23 Apr 2015 - 17:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
cascadecrest01.JPGJPG cascadecrest01.JPG manage 83 K 31 Aug 2015 - 03:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Harbour Breezes Daylilies & Japanese Iris-Head of Jeddore-Nova Scotia-Canada
cascadecrest02.JPGJPG cascadecrest02.JPG manage 1 MB 09 Dec 2017 - 04:18 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
cascadecrest03.JPGJPG cascadecrest03.JPG manage 890 K 03 Dec 2015 - 15:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
cascadecrest04.JPGJPG cascadecrest04.JPG manage 793 K 03 Dec 2015 - 15:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
cascadecrest4.jpgjpg cascadecrest4.jpg manage 26 K 14 Mar 2013 - 22:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Iris Garden
cascadecrest5.JPGJPG cascadecrest5.JPG manage 38 K 27 Sep 2013 - 12:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Wildwood Gardens
cascadecrest5.jpgjpg cascadecrest5.jpg manage 73 K 10 Jan 2010 - 03:40 Main.htb ©2005 Laurie Frazer
cascadecrest9.JPGJPG cascadecrest9.JPG manage 206 K 11 Nov 2020 - 03:57 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1993 Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r30 - 18 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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