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■(JI) 'Upson Downs'

2008, Copeland

'Upson Downs' ( Jill Copeland, R. 2008) Sdlg. N-11. JI (3F.), 48" (122 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards violet (RHS 83C), narrow white (155D) edge; style arms white veined blue violet (88B); Falls white (155D) sanded around signal and lightly veined blue (95C), signal golden yellow (12A); ruffled, overlapping. unknown X 'Yodo-No-Kawase'. Ensata 2008. Honorable Mention 2012.

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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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IMG_6235-X2_upson_downs.jpgjpg IMG_6235-X2_upson_downs.jpg manage 207 K 20 Feb 2016 - 06:12 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
UpsonDowns01.JPGJPG UpsonDowns01.JPG manage 64 K 12 Apr 2015 - 01:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by AIS Archives
Upsondowns4.JPGJPG Upsondowns4.JPG manage 62 K 19 Jun 2013 - 22:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
upsondowns.JPGJPG upsondowns.JPG manage 27 K 23 Aug 2012 - 16:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden USDA z5a
upsondowns1.JPGJPG upsondowns1.JPG manage 887 K 13 Dec 2017 - 02:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
upsondowns2.JPGJPG upsondowns2.JPG manage 40 K 23 Aug 2012 - 16:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden USDA z5a
Topic revision: r16 - 20 Aug 2022, dougchyz
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