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■(SIB) 'Lee's Blue'

1994, Bauer/Coble

'Lee's Blue' ( Bob Bauer and John Coble, R. 1993). Seedling S85C-2. SIB, 30" (76 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards light blue with some violet shading; style arms light blue with darker blue midrib; falls medium light blue ground (91A), veined darker blue (94A), large white blaze around yellow signal; ruffled. Seedling S82C-2 X blue seedling. Ensata Gardens 1994. Honorable Mention 1998.

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Awaiting original catalog description


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-01-09
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
LeesBlue10.jpgjpg LeesBlue10.jpg manage 81 K 20 Jun 2013 - 23:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
LeesBlue11.jpgjpg LeesBlue11.jpg manage 77 K 25 Nov 2013 - 20:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sans Souci Nursery
LeesBlue5304.jpgjpg LeesBlue5304.jpg manage 63 K 24 Feb 2011 - 16:44 Main.mshadow Photo by Marilyn Campbell
LeesBlues6.jpgjpg LeesBlues6.jpg manage 64 K 21 Jan 2010 - 16:55 Main.mshadow Lee's Blue by Marilyn Campbell
Lees_Blue.jpgjpg Lees_Blue.jpg manage 39 K 15 Jan 2010 - 20:44 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
Lees_Blue16.jpgjpg Lees_Blue16.jpg manage 44 K 29 Aug 2016 - 13:59 Main.Betsy881 Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
leesblue02.jpgjpg leesblue02.jpg manage 75 K 10 Jun 2014 - 22:23 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
leesblue03.jpgjpg leesblue03.jpg manage 63 K 04 Aug 2015 - 19:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
leesblue10.JPGJPG leesblue10.JPG manage 92 K 22 Jan 2012 - 17:38 Main.htb ©2005 Laurie Frazer
leesblue2.JPGJPG leesblue2.JPG manage 67 K 22 Jan 2012 - 17:32 Main.htb ©2004 Laurie Frazer
leesblue5.jpgjpg leesblue5.jpg manage 73 K 09 Jan 2010 - 04:01 Main.htb ©2005 Laurie Frazer
leesblue7.JPGJPG leesblue7.JPG manage 56 K 22 Jan 2012 - 17:34 Main.htb ©2004 Laurie Frazer
leesblue7500.jpgjpg leesblue7500.jpg manage 152 K 31 Jan 2012 - 15:47 Main.mshadow Photo by Marilyn Campbell
leesblue8.jpgjpg leesblue8.jpg manage 34 K 19 Mar 2013 - 22:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Will Plotner-Wildwood Gardens
leesblue9.JPGJPG leesblue9.JPG manage 200 K 24 Jun 2023 - 02:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada
Topic revision: r23 - 24 Jun 2023, Harloiris
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