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■(SIB) 'Pomegranate Punch'

2010, Schafer/Sacks

'Pomegranate Punch' (Marty Schafer and Jan Sacks, R. 2010) Seedling S03-77-12. SIB, 23" (58 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards greyed light red-violet (near RHS 77C); style arms red violet, darker edges, blue midribs; falls bright yellowed red-purple, orange (near 187B/C) highlights, signals yellow heavily veined maroon; slight sweet fragrance. Seedling S00-79-1: ('Sunfisher' x seedling S97-62B-24, 'On Her Toes' sibling) X seedling S00-65-1: (seedling S97-71-1: (seedling S93-70-1: (seedling S90-30-1: (seedling S85-6-6: ('Star Cluster' x 'Ruffled Velvet') x seedling S86-2-1: ('Crème Chantilly' x Warburton seedling 84-26-2: (Warburton seedling ARV-80: ('Atoll' x 'Ruffled Velvet') x 'Butter And Sugar'))) x 'Riverdance') x seedling S94-11-3: (seedling S89-5-10: ('Forrest McCord' x 'Isabelle') x 'Dawn Waltz')) x seedling S96-37-7: (seedling S92-75-11, 'Dawn Waltz' sibling x 'Dandy's Hornpipe')). Joe Pye Weed 2010. Honorable Mention 2013.

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Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.Photo by AIS ArchivesPhoto by Peggy MallenPhoto by Joe Pye WeedPhoto by Ensata GardensPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Cascadia Iris Gardens


From Joe Pye Weed catalog, 2010: POMEGRANATE PUNCH - SIBERIAN. Schafer/Sacks (Seedling No. S03-77-12), 23", EM. A richly colored iris which is a blend of yellow and red purple with orangey highlights on sunny days. The falls have a felty texture, nicely flaring with soft and rolling ruffles. The styles are ornamented with small ruffles and dark red picotee edges. Medium sized flowers are held just above the wide and erect foliage. Three buds present a nice succession of bloom. (Sunfisher x sib to On Her Toes) X (((((Star Cluster x Ruffled Velvet) x (Creme Chantilly x ((Atoll x Ruffled Velvet) x Butter and Sugar))) xRiverdance) x ((Forrest McCord x Isabelle) x Dawn Waltz)) x (sib to Dawn Waltz x Dandy's Hornpipe)). $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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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IMG_8362-X2_pomegranate_punch.jpgjpg IMG_8362-X2_pomegranate_punch.jpg manage 231 K 20 Feb 2016 - 04:00 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
Pomegranate01.jpgjpg Pomegranate01.jpg manage 69 K 24 Mar 2015 - 20:43 TerryLaurin Photo by AIS Archives
PomegranatePunch02.jpgjpg PomegranatePunch02.jpg manage 76 K 01 May 2014 - 01:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens manage 69 K 27 Jan 2014 - 18:15 BetsyHiggins Photo by Peggy Mallen
Pomegranatepunch.jpgjpg Pomegranatepunch.jpg manage 58 K 20 Jun 2013 - 17:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
pomegranatepunch5.JPGJPG pomegranatepunch5.JPG manage 167 K 28 Dec 2023 - 02:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
pomegranatepunch50.JPGJPG pomegranatepunch50.JPG manage 161 K 28 Dec 2023 - 02:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
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