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■(JI) 'Don And Donna'

2008, Bauer/Coble

'Don And Donna' (Bob Bauer and John Coble, R. 2008) Seedling J01B-1. JI (6 falls), 40" (102 cm), Midseason bloom. Falls light blue-almost white, dark blue veins, heavier at edges, blue dusted halo, dark yellow signal; style arms dark blue, upright. 'Lake Effect' X 'Nocturnal Shadow'. Ensata 2008.

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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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DonAndDonna4.JPGJPG DonAndDonna4.JPG manage 267 K 29 Jan 2019 - 04:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Harbour Breezes Daylilies & Japanese Iris-Head of Jeddore-Nova Scotia-Canada
DonandDonna02.jpgjpg DonandDonna02.jpg manage 105 K 30 Apr 2014 - 15:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
IMG_2672-X2_don_and_donna.jpgjpg IMG_2672-X2_don_and_donna.jpg manage 361 K 20 Feb 2016 - 06:04 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
donanddonna.JPGJPG donanddonna.JPG manage 42 K 23 Aug 2012 - 14:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden, Aurora, ON Canada
donanddonna01.jpgjpg donanddonna01.jpg manage 91 K 14 Aug 2014 - 15:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Carol Warner-Draycott Gardens
donanddonna02.JPGJPG donanddonna02.JPG manage 1 MB 09 Dec 2017 - 16:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
donanddonna020.JPGJPG donanddonna020.JPG manage 207 K 22 Dec 2023 - 20:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
donanddonna1.JPGJPG donanddonna1.JPG manage 1 MB 07 Nov 2018 - 03:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ted Baker-Salt Springs Island,British Columbia,Canada
donanddonna5.JPGJPG donanddonna5.JPG manage 218 K 08 Jul 2023 - 22:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
donanddonna50.jpgjpg donanddonna50.jpg manage 234 K 08 Jul 2023 - 22:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
donanddonna51.jpgjpg donanddonna51.jpg manage 216 K 08 Jul 2023 - 22:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
Topic revision: r23 - 22 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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