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■(SIB) 'Active Duty'

1999, Stahly

'Active Duty' ( Harold Stahly, R. 1999). Seedling 92-36. SIB, 37" (94 cm), Midseason bloom. Deep wine red (deeper than RHS 89A); falls with green throat, white signal with slight blue halo; style arms slightly lighter wine red, midrib deeper. 'Temper Tantrum' X unknown. Stahly 1999.

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From AIS Bulletin #313 April 1999 Introducing ACTIVE DUTY (Stahly '99) SIBERIAN, M, 37". Deep wine red (near RHS 80A but deeper) standards and falls; styles slightly lighter with deeper midrib. Falls 1-1/2" wide and rounded, flaring-arched. Standards 1" wide, carried at 45°. Color is deeper and with less blue than its parent. Green signal with slight blue halo. Easy and vigorous grower; one side branch, usually five buds. Sdlg. 92-36: Temper Tantrum X unknown. $35.00. Harold Stahly.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 3-8 for most varieties, Some Siberian cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 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, Prefers moist conditions especially in Spring bloom season.
PH Average garden solis 6.1 to 7.5,
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on organic soils.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
ActiveDuty4.JPGJPG ActiveDuty4.JPG manage 28 K 27 Sep 2013 - 02:10 UnknownUser Photo by Will Plotner-Wildwood Gardens
Activeduty2.JPGJPG Activeduty2.JPG manage 86 K 19 Jun 2013 - 22:27 UnknownUser Photo by Ensata Gardens
SibActiveDutyNH.jpgjpg SibActiveDutyNH.jpg manage 33 K 22 Jun 2013 - 18:38 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nyla Hughes
activeduty01.jpgjpg activeduty01.jpg manage 133 K 08 Mar 2017 - 13:15 UnknownUser Photo by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.
activeduty5.jpgjpg activeduty5.jpg manage 31 K 10 Oct 2013 - 15:44 UnknownUser Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
activedutysib.jpgjpg activedutysib.jpg manage 70 K 11 Mar 2010 - 15:18 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
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