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■(SIB) 'Butter And Sugar'

1977, McEwen

'Butter And Sugar' (Currier McEwen, R. 1976) SIB (28 chrom.), 27" (68 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards white with greenish yellow veins (RHS 154B); Falls yellow (5C) with greenish yellow veins; white styles with yellow midribs. 'Floating Island' X 'Dreaming Yellow'. McEwen 1977. Honorable Mention 1978; Judges' Choice 1978; Morgan Award 1981; Morgan-Wood Medal 1986.

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From AIS Bulletin #226 Summer 1977 Introducing BUTTER AND SUGAR: 27", M. Diploid. A thrilling color break. The first non-fading rich yellow amoena in the 28-chromosome group. Floating Island X Dreaming Yellow. Fine parent. Only 8 available in 1977. $40.00. Currier McEwen.
 
 


Cultivation

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- MikeUnser - 2009-12-07
  • El Hutchison: Occasionally reblooms in my Z3 garden, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. -- EleanorHutchison - 14 Feb 2010
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BnS_2.jpgjpg BnS_2.jpg manage 22 K 11 Feb 2010 - 22:40 Main.shanatse 'Butter & Sugar'
Butter and Sugar9.jpgjpg Butter and Sugar9.jpg manage 21 K 14 Apr 2022 - 02:36 UnknownUser Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery
Butter_And_Sugar_1.jpgjpg Butter_And_Sugar_1.jpg manage 57 K 10 Feb 2012 - 02:52 UnknownUser Edmundas Kondratas photo
Butter_And_Sugar_2.jpgjpg Butter_And_Sugar_2.jpg manage 50 K 10 Feb 2012 - 02:53 UnknownUser Edmundas Kondratas photo
Butter_And_Sugar_w.jpgjpg Butter_And_Sugar_w.jpg manage 42 K 21 Dec 2009 - 04:43 MichaelGreenfield  
ButterandSugar01.jpgjpg ButterandSugar01.jpg manage 58 K 16 Sep 2014 - 02:48 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Adele and Lewis Lawyer slide collection
ButterandSugar15.jpgjpg ButterandSugar15.jpg manage 61 K 25 Nov 2013 - 18:53 UnknownUser Photo by Sans Souci Nursery
ButterandSugar9.jpgjpg ButterandSugar9.jpg manage 99 K 08 Jul 2021 - 15:20 UnknownUser Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
SIBButterandSugar.jpgjpg SIBButterandSugar.jpg manage 58 K 14 Feb 2010 - 17:28 EleanorHutchison Photo by El Hutchison, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Z3
bs05.jpgjpg bs05.jpg manage 52 K 07 Jan 2010 - 18:38 Main.avmoran  
butter01.jpgjpg butter01.jpg manage 49 K 15 Jun 2015 - 19:38 UnknownUser Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
butter_and_sugar.jpgjpg butter_and_sugar.jpg manage 52 K 09 Jan 2010 - 03:37 Main.siberianirisgardens  
butterandsugar01.jpgjpg butterandsugar01.jpg manage 73 K 22 Feb 2016 - 22:37 UnknownUser Photo by Kelways-United Kingdom
butterandsugar02.jpgjpg butterandsugar02.jpg manage 412 K 17 Aug 2017 - 15:31 UnknownUser Photo by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-Switzerland
butterandsugar04.jpgjpg butterandsugar04.jpg manage 41 K 08 Jul 2013 - 22:20 UnknownUser Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
butterandsugar05.jpgjpg butterandsugar05.jpg manage 76 K 01 Jun 2014 - 20:49 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
butterandsugar1.jpgjpg butterandsugar1.jpg manage 114 K 20 Jun 2016 - 21:33 UnknownUser Photo by Eleanor Hutchison-Manitoba,Canada
butterandsugar10.JPGJPG butterandsugar10.JPG manage 87 K 21 Jan 2012 - 20:20 Main.htb ©2003 Laurie Frazer
butterandsugar100.JPGJPG butterandsugar100.JPG manage 134 K 30 Jun 2022 - 11:19 UnknownUser Photo by Eleanor Hutchison-Manitoba,Canada
butterandsugar11.jpgjpg butterandsugar11.jpg manage 26 K 11 May 2013 - 18:35 UnknownUser Photo dy Homestead Farms
butterandsugar14.jpegjpeg butterandsugar14.jpeg manage 12 K 22 Sep 2013 - 01:04 UnknownUser Photo by Portes Des Iris-Switzerland
butterandsugar16.JPGJPG butterandsugar16.JPG manage 104 K 21 Jan 2012 - 20:21 Main.htb ©2003 Laurie Frazer
butterandsugar2.JPGJPG butterandsugar2.JPG manage 153 K 25 Jun 2017 - 02:05 UnknownUser Photo by Karen Lockyear-taken at Aurora Borealis Iris Garden,Aurora,Ontario-Canada
butterandsugar3.JPGJPG butterandsugar3.JPG manage 139 K 25 Jun 2017 - 02:08 UnknownUser Photo by Karen Lockyear-taken at Aurora Borealis Iris Garden,Aurora,Ontario-Canada
butterandsugar4.JPGJPG butterandsugar4.JPG manage 161 K 25 Jun 2017 - 02:10 UnknownUser Photo by Karen Lockyear-taken at Aurora Borealis Iris Garden,Aurora,Ontario-Canada
butterandsugar5.jpgjpg butterandsugar5.jpg manage 130 K 15 Dec 2022 - 14:59 UnknownUser Photo by Holly Johnson
butterandsugar7.JPGJPG butterandsugar7.JPG manage 203 K 15 Apr 2023 - 02:28 UnknownUser Photo taken at 1986 AIS San Jose Convention by Verna Laurin at the Melrose Gardens
butterandsugar8.JPGJPG butterandsugar8.JPG manage 173 K 21 Jan 2012 - 20:22 Main.htb ©2003 Laurie Frazer
butterandsugar9.jpgjpg butterandsugar9.jpg manage 177 K 15 Nov 2021 - 16:46 UnknownUser Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
buttersugar16.jpgjpg buttersugar16.jpg manage 48 K 22 Jan 2014 - 14:27 UnknownUser Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom
sib-butter-and-sugar1-08.jpgjpg sib-butter-and-sugar1-08.jpg manage 66 K 07 Dec 2009 - 16:43 Main.mikeu Butter And Sugar by Mike Unser
Topic revision: r41 - 15 Apr 2023, Harloiris
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