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■(JI) 'Dirigo Garnet'

2009, White

'Dirigo Garnet' (John White, R. 2005) Seedling 01-R2-47. JI (3 F.), 44-46" (112-117 cm), Midseason late bloom. Standards red; style arms white tipped red; falls red, white blaze, small yellow signal; Standards held at 45°. seedling 98JC-MW2-2: (seedling 95C-A1-9 x 'Reisyun') X seedling 98JB-MW2-1: (seedling 92G-A6-7 x 'Momomatsuri'). Eartheart 2009. Honorable Mention 2012.

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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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-04-19
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
dirigogarnet.jpgjpg dirigogarnet.jpg manage 166 K 15 Jun 2018 - 20:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Eartheart Gardens
dirigogarnet01.JPGJPG dirigogarnet01.JPG manage 671 K 06 Dec 2015 - 16:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
dirigogarnet02.JPGJPG dirigogarnet02.JPG manage 926 K 09 Dec 2017 - 15:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
dirigogarnet1.jpgjpg dirigogarnet1.jpg manage 230 K 29 Jun 2019 - 19:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gary White
Topic revision: r14 - 27 Mar 2022, BobPries
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