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■(PCN) 'Ocean Blue'

2003, Ghio

'Ocean Blue' (Joseph Ghio, R. 2002) Seedling #CP-56N2. CA, 13" (33 cm). Early midseason bloom. White ground, heavily washed and lined overall with medium blue, falls with yellow dot signal. Seedling #AP-193ltbl: (seedling #PB-247G5: ('High Winds' x (('Wilder Than Ever' sibling x 'Sierra Dell') x unknown)) x 'Marine Magic') X 'Pacific Miss'. Bay View 2003. Honorable Mention 2007, Award of Merit 2010, Mitchell Medal 2012.

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Ocean Blue.jpgOcean Blue1.jpgOcean Blue (clump).jpgOcean Blue (side).jpgoceanblue1.jpgoceanblue5.jpegoceanblue9.jpgpci-ocean-blue1-18.jpg


Awaiting original catalog description


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some PCN cultivars may tolerate colder, others may tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10. Naturally they occur within 50 miles or less of the Pacific Coast)
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 tolerant of poor soils.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- KentPfeiffer - 2011-01-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Ocean_Blue.jpgjpg Ocean_Blue.jpg manage 61 K 23 Oct 2015 - 02:22 LeonineIris Photo by Leonine Iris
Ocean_Blue1.jpgjpg Ocean_Blue1.jpg manage 58 K 12 Jul 2011 - 04:38 Main.ksayce PCI Ocean Blue from SPCNI Photo CD
Ocean_Blue_(clump).jpgjpg Ocean_Blue_(clump).jpg manage 94 K 23 Oct 2015 - 02:22 LeonineIris Photo by Leonine Iris
Ocean_Blue_(side).jpgjpg Ocean_Blue_(side).jpg manage 59 K 23 Oct 2015 - 02:22 LeonineIris Photo by Leonine Iris
oceanblue1.jpgjpg oceanblue1.jpg manage 206 K 03 Mar 2020 - 03:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Sussman-Matilija Nursery
oceanblue5.jpegjpeg oceanblue5.jpeg manage 191 K 03 Feb 2023 - 14:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Wild Ginger Farm
oceanblue9.jpgjpg oceanblue9.jpg manage 191 K 24 Oct 2022 - 15:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michaela Lango
pci-ocean-blue1-18.jpgjpg pci-ocean-blue1-18.jpg manage 214 K 18 Aug 2018 - 22:09 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser, taken at Leonine Iris
Topic revision: r16 - 03 Feb 2023, TLaurin
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