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■(JI) 'Electric Rays'

1990, Aitken

'Electric Rays' (J. Terry Aitken, R. 1990) Seedling 83J-1-12. JI (6 falls), 40" (102 cm), Midseason bloom. Medium violet, with light blue rays extending from yellow signal to 1/2" from edge; ruffled. 'Knight In Armor' X 'Reign Of Glory'. Aitken's Salmon Creek 1990. High Commendation 1989; Honorable Mention 1992; Award of Merit 1994; Payne Medal 1997.

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Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris FarmPhoto by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek GardenPhoto by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek GardenPhoto by AitkenPhoto by Ensata GardensPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-FrancePhoto by Iris of Sissinghurst-United KingdomPhoto by AitkenPhoto by Sans Souci NurseryPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis GardenPhoto by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek GardenPhoto by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek GardenPhoto by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek GardenPhoto by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek GardenPhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm

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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
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
ElectricRays02.JPGJPG ElectricRays02.JPG manage 106 K 30 Apr 2014 - 15:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
ElectricRays_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg ElectricRays_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 73 K 13 Jun 2010 - 23:25 Main.janlauritzen Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
elecricrays01.JPGJPG elecricrays01.JPG manage 633 K 06 Dec 2015 - 17:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
electicrays72.JPGJPG electicrays72.JPG manage 173 K 20 Jun 2024 - 02:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
electicrays73.JPGJPG electicrays73.JPG manage 345 K 20 Jun 2024 - 02:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
electricrays02.jpgjpg electricrays02.jpg manage 60 K 25 Apr 2014 - 22:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
electricrays03.JPGJPG electricrays03.JPG manage 906 K 09 Dec 2017 - 16:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
electricrays04.jpgjpg electricrays04.jpg manage 203 K 28 Jun 2020 - 01:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
electricrays09.jpgjpg electricrays09.jpg manage 190 K 15 Nov 2021 - 15:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
electricrays1.jpgjpg electricrays1.jpg manage 71 K 25 Apr 2016 - 16:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom
electricrays2.jpgjpg electricrays2.jpg manage 29 K 15 Mar 2013 - 00:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Iris Garden
electricrays3.jpgjpg electricrays3.jpg manage 47 K 25 Nov 2013 - 16:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Sans Souci Nursery
electricrays4.JPGJPG electricrays4.JPG manage 1 MB 14 Dec 2017 - 16:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
electricrays40.JPGJPG electricrays40.JPG manage 234 K 27 Dec 2023 - 19:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
electricrays6.jpgjpg electricrays6.jpg manage 112 K 24 Jul 2019 - 01:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
electricrays7.JPGJPG electricrays7.JPG manage 359 K 20 May 2023 - 11:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
electricrays70.JPGJPG electricrays70.JPG manage 178 K 20 May 2023 - 11:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
electricrays71.JPGJPG electricrays71.JPG manage 139 K 20 May 2023 - 11:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
electricrays72.jpgjpg electricrays72.jpg manage 345 K 06 Jul 2024 - 20:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
electricrays9.jpgjpg electricrays9.jpg manage 128 K 30 Jun 2020 - 02:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Topic revision: r31 - 06 Jul 2024, TerryLaurin
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