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(JI) 'Diadia Stiopa'

2000, Rodionenko/Makarova

'Diadia Stiopa' Дядя Стёпа (Georgi Rodionenko/ Irina Makarova, R. 2001) Seedling 96/2-1. JI (3 falls), 51-59" (130-150 cm), Early midseason bloom. Light purple violet self, Falls with yellow eye signal. "Vasili Alfiorov" X "Sanri-No-Kasumi". Rodionenko 2000.

Translation: Дядя Стёпа = "Unkle Stiopa", the name of the literary character.

See below:

JI Diadia Stiopa.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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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-04-19
  • DIADIA STIOPA was named so for its peduncles up to 2 m tall (N. Alexandrova, Irises of Russia, 2015). -- Main.ruiris - 02 Jan 2019
Topic revision: r12 - 18 Apr 2024, Harloiris
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