See Show Calender


■(JI) 'Strut And Flourish'

1964, Payne

'Strut And Flourish' (W. Arlie Payne, R. 1960) Seedling 685. JI, 45" (114 cm), Early bloom. Blackish violet blending to light violet, blackish veins; dark violet styles, edged light violet. 'Sky And Water' X 'Seafury'. Payne 1964. Honorable Mention 1964, Payne Award 1966.

See below:



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

Please do not enter images that are not your own without owners' permission, this is against Wiki policy

"Although the Encyclopedia is free to all, it is supported by Emembership in AIS, If you would like to help sustain this reference, for $15 you can become an Emember, click here."

Interested in Japanese Irises? Please visit the: Society for Japanese Irises website.

To Report errors do not use comment box but contact the Iris Encyclopedia Photo Manager or Iris Encyclopedia Manager Comment box is reserved for added information about the topic.

Your Observations Are Valued. Please make note of bud count, branching, purple based foliage and bloom time, etc. Because these are affected by climate, note date, year and geographic location and write these and other comments in the comment box below.


-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-05-20
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
StrutandFlourish02.jpgjpg StrutandFlourish02.jpg manage 89 K 30 May 2014 - 20:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black
strutandflourish01.JPGJPG strutandflourish01.JPG manage 87 K 01 Sep 2015 - 02:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Harbour Breezes Daylilies & Japanese Iris-Head of Jeddore-Nova Scotia-Canada
strutandflourish1.JPGJPG strutandflourish1.JPG manage 1 MB 11 Dec 2017 - 22:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
strutandflourish2.jpgjpg strutandflourish2.jpg manage 34 K 25 Jul 2013 - 23:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Carol Warner-Draycott Gardens
strutandflourish21.JPGJPG strutandflourish21.JPG manage 259 K 16 Apr 2021 - 13:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Carol Warner-Draycott Gardens
strutandflourish3.jpgjpg strutandflourish3.jpg manage 191 K 28 Jun 2020 - 02:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
strutandflourish5.JPGJPG strutandflourish5.JPG manage 151 K 27 May 2020 - 19:04 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1989 Ensata Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
strutandflourish9.JPGJPG strutandflourish9.JPG manage 224 K 21 Dec 2023 - 13:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by John Coble-Ensata Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r19 - 23 Dec 2023, BrewItt
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Iris Wiki? Send feedback