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■(JI) 'R. Giskard'

2000, Smith

'R. Giskard' ( Stephen Smith, R. 2000). Seedling. 92Sp.E.-2A. SPEC (ensata), 60" (152 cm). Early to late bloom. Standards violet (slightly redder than RHS 83B), violet purple (77A) highlights, very small; style arms violet (darker than 83B); falls violet (brighter than 83B), darker (83A) veining, narrow blue vee blending into greenish yellow signal. 'I. ensata' X open pollination. Joe Pye Weed 2000. Honorable Mention 2004.

See below:
IMG 2600-X2 r. giskard.jpgrgiskard01.JPGrgiskard010.JPGrgiskard02.JPGrgiskard1.JPGrgiskard2.JPGrgiskard3.JPGrgiskard4.JPGrgiskard5.JPGrgiskard50.JPGrgiskard51.JPGrgiskard52.JPG

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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.

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-- BrockHeilman - 2011-01-08
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMG_2600-X2_r._giskard.jpgjpg IMG_2600-X2_r._giskard.jpg manage 287 K 20 Feb 2016 - 06:00 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
rgiskard01.JPGJPG rgiskard01.JPG manage 1020 K 11 Dec 2017 - 20:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
rgiskard010.JPGJPG rgiskard010.JPG manage 228 K 25 Dec 2023 - 15:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
rgiskard02.JPGJPG rgiskard02.JPG manage 1 MB 14 Dec 2017 - 16:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
rgiskard1.JPGJPG rgiskard1.JPG manage 114 K 20 Jun 2020 - 18:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
rgiskard2.JPGJPG rgiskard2.JPG manage 89 K 20 Jun 2020 - 18:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
rgiskard3.JPGJPG rgiskard3.JPG manage 98 K 20 Jun 2020 - 18:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
rgiskard4.JPGJPG rgiskard4.JPG manage 135 K 20 Jun 2020 - 18:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
rgiskard5.JPGJPG rgiskard5.JPG manage 194 K 13 Jun 2023 - 20:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
rgiskard50.JPGJPG rgiskard50.JPG manage 184 K 13 Jun 2023 - 20:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
rgiskard51.JPGJPG rgiskard51.JPG manage 258 K 13 Jun 2023 - 20:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
rgiskard52.JPGJPG rgiskard52.JPG manage 289 K 13 Jun 2023 - 20:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
Topic revision: r16 - 25 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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