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■(SIB) 'Rainbow Mixer'

2020, Schafer/Sacks

'Rainbow Mixer' (Marty Schafer and Jan Sacks, R. 2020) Seedling S13-28-1. SIB, 31" (79 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards dappled violet; style arms open with blue midrib and red tips aging to pearly blue; falls blue-violet tweedy ground, wide deep red-violet rims, large soft yellow signal with dark blue-violet veining. Seedling S08-47-12: (seedling S04-28B-10: ('Bonnie Kate' x 'Lemon Veil') x seedling S05-14-1: ('Tall Dark and Handsome' x 'Trip to Paris')) X seedling S10-47- 1: (seedling S08-37-1: (seedling S04-19B-12: (seedling S00-16B-2: ('Raindrop Melody' x 'So Van Gogh') x seedling S01-10-12: (seedling S97-20-1, 'So Van Gogh' sibling, x 'So Van Gogh')) x seedling S05-38-1: (seedling S01-81-1: ('Sunfisher' x 'Lady's Chain') x seedling S00-68-8: (seedling S97-73-12, 'Waterfall Waltz' sibling, x seedling S95-30-1, 'Cape Cod Boys' pollen parent))) x seedling S08-16-2, 'Carnivalito' sibling). Joe Pye' Weed 2020.

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Photo by Joe Pye WeedPhoto by Joe Pye WeedPhoto by Janet Sacks-Joe Pye WeedPhoto by Joe Pye WeedPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Jeanette Graham taken at MillerPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Jeanette Graham


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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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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
RainbowMixer.jpgjpg RainbowMixer.jpg manage 167 K 15 Feb 2020 - 20:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
RainbowMixer1.jpgjpg RainbowMixer1.jpg manage 200 K 15 Feb 2020 - 20:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
RainbowMixer10.JPGJPG RainbowMixer10.JPG manage 299 K 24 Feb 2024 - 22:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Janet Sacks-Joe Pye Weed's Garden
RainbowMixer2.jpgjpg RainbowMixer2.jpg manage 189 K 15 Feb 2020 - 20:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
rainbowmixer5.JPGJPG rainbowmixer5.JPG manage 168 K 28 Dec 2023 - 03:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
rainbowmixer8.jpgjpg rainbowmixer8.jpg manage 150 K 06 Jun 2023 - 02:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham taken at Miller's Manor Gardens
rainbowmixer90.JPGJPG rainbowmixer90.JPG manage 149 K 11 Jun 2021 - 01:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
rainbowmixer91.JPGJPG rainbowmixer91.JPG manage 183 K 03 Jul 2022 - 20:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
rainbowmixer92.jpgjpg rainbowmixer92.jpg manage 175 K 27 Jun 2023 - 02:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
rainbowmixer93.JPGJPG rainbowmixer93.JPG manage 127 K 07 Jul 2024 - 18:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
Topic revision: r16 - 22 Jul 2024, TerryLaurin
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