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■(SIB) 'Dance Party'

2009, Schafer/Sacks

'Dance Party' (Marty Schafer and Jan Sacks, R. 2009). SIB. Seedling S01-25-10, height 29" (74 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards shades of red-violet (near RHS 77C/D); style arms pearly pale blue, darker midribs; Falls red violet dappled darker (77A/B), darker rim, signal white, much blue veining, small violet halo. Seedling S97-34-14: (seedling S92-75-13,'Off She Goes' sibling, x seedling S92-56-13: (seedling S89-5-2: ('Forrest McCord' x 'Isabelle') x 'Careless Sally')) X seedling S97-13-1: ('Turn a Phrase' x ('Off She Goes' x 'Turn a Phrase' sibling)). Joe Pye Weed 2009.

See below:

George Bacon - Breezeway Iris GardenGeorge Bacon - Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by Ensata GardensPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensJoe Pye WeedJoe Pye WeedDetail of photo by Betsy HigginsPlease contact Brock Heilman for image use.


From Joe Pye Weed catalog, 2014: DANCE PARTY - '09, E-M, 29". Beautiful light to dark magenta standards and falls surround gleaming white and blue styles. As the falls lighten a dark magenta rim appears. These tricolor flowers make a dazzling display with a profusion of stalks and medium sized flowers. Four buds per stalk. $20.00


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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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Dance Party SIB Marty Schafer - Jan Sacks 2009 (1).jpgjpg Dance Party SIB Marty Schafer - Jan Sacks 2009 (1).jpg manage 509 K 08 Mar 2021 - 18:12 Main.georgebacon George Bacon - Breezeway Iris Garden
Dance Party SIB Marty Schafer - Jan Sacks 2009.jpgjpg Dance Party SIB Marty Schafer - Jan Sacks 2009.jpg manage 307 K 08 Mar 2021 - 18:12 Main.georgebacon George Bacon - Breezeway Iris Garden
DancePartyJPW.jpgjpg DancePartyJPW.jpg manage 72 K 13 Feb 2010 - 00:17 Main.mshadow Joe Pye Weed's Garden
DancePartyJPW16.jpgjpg DancePartyJPW16.jpg manage 48 K 18 Aug 2016 - 15:27 BetsyHiggins Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
DancePartyclJPW.jpgjpg DancePartyclJPW.jpg manage 74 K 13 Feb 2010 - 00:24 Main.mshadow Joe Pye Weed's Garden
Danceparty3.JPGJPG Danceparty3.JPG manage 64 K 19 Jun 2013 - 22:48 TerryLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
IMG_8402-X2_dance_party.jpgjpg IMG_8402-X2_dance_party.jpg manage 153 K 20 Feb 2016 - 06:22 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
danceparty5.JPGJPG danceparty5.JPG manage 175 K 27 Dec 2023 - 16:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
danceparty50.JPGJPG danceparty50.JPG manage 131 K 27 Dec 2023 - 16:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r15 - 30 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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