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■(JI) 'Columbia Crest'

2015, Harris

'Columbia Crest' ( Chad Harris, R. 2014), Seedling 02JC13. JI (6 F.), 50" (127 cm), Late bloom. Style arms multiple, upright, flaring crests royal purple (RHS 90A); Falls royal purple blending to hyacinth blue (93B) around the bright gold-yellow (7A) signal. 'Night Angel' X 'Frosted Intrigue'. Mt. Pleasant 2015. Honorable Mention 2018; Award of Merit 2021.

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References

Awaiting original catalog description
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
columbiacrest01.JPGJPG columbiacrest01.JPG manage 119 K 30 Dec 2014 - 14:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris-Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
columbiacrest02.JPGJPG columbiacrest02.JPG manage 67 K 30 Dec 2014 - 14:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris-Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
columbiacrest03.JPGJPG columbiacrest03.JPG manage 84 K 30 Dec 2014 - 14:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris-Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
columbiacrest1.JPGJPG columbiacrest1.JPG manage 998 K 06 Dec 2015 - 15:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
columbiacrest2.jpgjpg columbiacrest2.jpg manage 82 K 22 Jul 2016 - 02:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
Topic revision: r11 - 01 Dec 2021, BobPries
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