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■(JI) 'Ebb And Flow'

1989, Hirao

'Ebb And Flow' (Shuichi Hirao by Ben Hager, R. 1988) Seedling #3. JI (6 F.), 40" (102 cm), Late midseason bloom. Blue and deep lavender blend, deeper around yellow signal, lighter at edge; white style arms, light violet crests. Unknown parentage. Melrose Gardens 1989. Honorable Mention 1991.

See below:

Ebb And Flow. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, July 3, 2017 at 2:30 PM in bright sunlight.Single bud of Ebb And Flow. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, July 3, 2017.Ebb And Flow - Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on July 8, 2017 at 7:03PMEbb And Flow. Photo taken at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum by Holly Johnson on July 8, 2017 at 7:03 PM. A cloud had moved overhead during this picture, note how much more blue shows up than the other photo taken at the same time.Photo by Ensata GardensPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Holly JohnsonPhoto by Holly JohnsonPlease contact Brock Heilman for image use.

References

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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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-04-20
  • JI 'Ebb And Flow' bloomed at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately July 3-11, in 2017. -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 04 Aug 2017
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20170703_143037 JI Ebb And Flow (2).jpgjpg 20170703_143037 JI Ebb And Flow (2).jpg manage 1 MB 04 Aug 2017 - 01:00 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Ebb And Flow. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, July 3, 2017 at 2:30 PM in bright sunlight.
20170703_143142 JI Ebb And Flow (2).jpgjpg 20170703_143142 JI Ebb And Flow (2).jpg manage 1 MB 04 Aug 2017 - 00:58 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Single bud of Ebb And Flow. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, July 3, 2017.
20170708_190303 JI Ebb And Flow (2).jpgjpg 20170708_190303 JI Ebb And Flow (2).jpg manage 1 MB 04 Aug 2017 - 00:53 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Ebb And Flow - Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on July 8, 2017 at 7:03PM
20170708_190358 JI Ebb And Flow (2).jpgjpg 20170708_190358 JI Ebb And Flow (2).jpg manage 1 MB 04 Aug 2017 - 00:56 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Ebb And Flow. Photo taken at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum by Holly Johnson on July 8, 2017 at 7:03 PM. A cloud had moved overhead during this picture, note how much more blue shows up than the other photo taken at the same time.
EBBANDFLOW1.jpgjpg EBBANDFLOW1.jpg manage 184 K 09 Feb 2023 - 14:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson
EBBANDFLOW10.jpgjpg EBBANDFLOW10.jpg manage 184 K 09 Feb 2023 - 14:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson
IMG_0248-X2_ebb_and_flow.jpgjpg IMG_0248-X2_ebb_and_flow.jpg manage 146 K 20 Feb 2016 - 05:25 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
ebbandflow.JPGJPG ebbandflow.JPG manage 73 K 19 Jun 2013 - 18:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
ebbandflow01.JPGJPG ebbandflow01.JPG manage 1 MB 12 Dec 2017 - 14:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
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