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■(SIB) 'Drink Your Tea'

2014, Schafer/Sacks

'Drink Your Tea' (Marty Schefer & Jan Sacks, R. 2014). Seedling S07-102-10. SIB, 31" (79 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards pale apricot (RHS 20C), darker edge (20A); style arms pale apricot, darker tips, some blue in midribs; falls orange-cocoa (between 173 B/C and 174 B/C), signal bright gold heavily veined with orange-cocoa (173A); slight sweet fragrance. Seedling S05-3-1: ('Sweets of May' x seedling S02-9-11, 'Ginger Twist' sibling) X seedling S01-89B-11: (seedling S97-89C-3: (seedling S94-42-1: (seedling S90-58-3: ('Pleasures of May' sibling x 'Pleasures Of May') x 'Sarah Tiffney' sibling) x 'Jack's Health') x seedling S97-62C-1: ('Strawberry Social' x seedling S94-42-2)). Joe Pye Weed 2014. Honorable Mention 2017.

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From Joe Pye Weed catalog, 2014: DRINK YOUR TEA - SIBERIAN. Schafer/Sacks (Seedling No. S0?-102-10), 31", EM. Apricot tea with lemon. (Actually this iris was named with another bird in mind - our Eastern Towhee who sings this song sweetly and incessantly all spring.) Orangey-brown falls are set off by pale apricot standards and styles. The flowers are small and are held beautifully above the foliage making a stunning clump. There are many stalks which never appear crowded. One branch with five buds per stalk. (Sweets of May x sib to Ginger Twist) X ((((sib to Pleasures of May x Pleasures of May) x sib to Sarah Tiffney) x Jack's Health) x (Strawberry Social x ((sib to Pleasures of May x Pleasures of May) x sib to Sarah Tiffney))). $35.00


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.

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DrinkYourTea01.jpgjpg DrinkYourTea01.jpg manage 75 K 29 Apr 2014 - 02:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
DrinkYourTea02.jpgjpg DrinkYourTea02.jpg manage 73 K 29 Apr 2014 - 02:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
DrinkYourTea03.jpgjpg DrinkYourTea03.jpg manage 110 K 29 Apr 2014 - 02:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
drinkyourtea01.JPGJPG drinkyourtea01.JPG manage 66 K 05 Jun 2017 - 12:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
drinkyourtea02.JPGJPG drinkyourtea02.JPG manage 55 K 10 Jun 2017 - 19:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
drinkyourtea03.JPGJPG drinkyourtea03.JPG manage 138 K 06 Jun 2018 - 02:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
drinkyourtea04.JPGJPG drinkyourtea04.JPG manage 141 K 02 Jun 2019 - 11:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
drinkyourtea1.JPGJPG drinkyourtea1.JPG manage 242 K 30 Jun 2016 - 18:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt-taken at 2016 AIS Convention
drinkyourtea2.jpgjpg drinkyourtea2.jpg manage 43 K 18 Mar 2018 - 02:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
drinkyourtea5.JPGJPG drinkyourtea5.JPG manage 151 K 11 Jul 2023 - 02:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
drinkyourtea9.JPGJPG drinkyourtea9.JPG manage 116 K 27 Dec 2023 - 19:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r20 - 27 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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