■(SIB) 'Queen's Gambit'
( Dale Johnson
, R. 1987). Seedling S-22. SIB (28 chrom. diploid), 24" (61 cm), Midseason bloom. Imperial purple (RHS 78A), blue signal with little white veins and violet (88B) wash. 'Bishop's Pawn'
X 'Reddy To Go'
. Borbeleta Gardens, Johnson's Iris 1988.
| From AIS Bulletin #269 April 1988 Introducing QUEEN'S GAMBIT-Sdlg. S-22. SIB (diploid) 24", M. Imperial purple (78A); blue signal washed violet. Bishop's Pawn X Ready to Go. $25.00. Johnson's Iris Garden.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| Hardiness Zones 3-8 for most varieties, Some Japanese 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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