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■(SIB) 'Rubies On Tap'

2018, Schafer/Sacks

'Rubies On Tap' (Marty Schafer & Jan Sacks, R. 2018). Seedling S11-9-3. SIB, 30" (76 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards light ruby red, darker veining; style arms ruby edge and crest, bluish midribs; falls ruby red, signal bright gold, ruby red veins; slight fragrance. 'Paprikash' X 'Solar Energy'. Joe Pye Weed 2018.

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Photo by Joe Pye WeedPhoto by Joe Pye WeedPhoto by Cascadia Iris Gardens


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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
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RubiesOnTap01.JPGJPG RubiesOnTap01.JPG manage 269 K 21 Feb 2018 - 19:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
RubiesOnTap1.jpgjpg RubiesOnTap1.jpg manage 173 K 21 Feb 2018 - 19:11 TerryLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
rubiesontap5.JPGJPG rubiesontap5.JPG manage 194 K 28 Dec 2023 - 03:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r6 - 30 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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