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■(SIB) 'Snow Prince'

1988, Tiffney

'Snow Prince' (Sarah Tiffney, R. 1988). SIB, height 34" (86 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards pure white; white styles; Falls creamy ivory (RHS 155A), blue (94A) signal with light butterscotch (163B) markings. Selected I. sibirica seedling. Pope's Perennials 1990. Honorable Mention 1992: Award of Merit 1995.

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From AIS Bulletin #276 January 1990 Introducing SNOW PRINCE: Diploid, 34" E-M. 2-1/2 inch flowers. S. are pure white. F. creamy ivory (RHS 155A) with a blue (94A) central signal and light butterscotch (163B) haft markings nearly covered by white style arms. 3 terminal buds and 2 branches, with 2 buds each, make this iris a welcome addition to the Siberian landscape. $25. Pope's Perennials.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
2009_SIB_SnowPrince.jpgjpg 2009_SIB_SnowPrince.jpg manage 33 K 13 Jun 2010 - 04:09 Main.wilsonjh Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
SNOWPRINCE01.JPGJPG SNOWPRINCE01.JPG manage 86 K 31 Mar 2015 - 14:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
SibSnowPrinceNH.jpgjpg SibSnowPrinceNH.jpg manage 58 K 23 Jun 2013 - 13:17 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nyla Hughes
Snowprince8.jpgjpg Snowprince8.jpg manage 72 K 25 Nov 2013 - 21:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sans Souci Nursery
snow01.jpgjpg snow01.jpg manage 50 K 23 Apr 2015 - 15:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
snowprince01.jpgjpg snowprince01.jpg manage 97 K 30 Aug 2015 - 20:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mikey Lango-Taken at 2015 AIS Convention
snowprince02.JPGJPG snowprince02.JPG manage 137 K 17 Jun 2014 - 19:28 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
snowprince03.jpgjpg snowprince03.jpg manage 73 K 02 Jul 2015 - 20:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
snowprince1.JPGJPG snowprince1.JPG manage 214 K 27 Mar 2017 - 14:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-2015 Siberian/Species Convention
snowprince2_opt.jpgjpg snowprince2_opt.jpg manage 45 K 10 Jan 2010 - 04:25 Main.kathypuckett  
snowprince3_opt.jpgjpg snowprince3_opt.jpg manage 70 K 10 Jan 2010 - 04:25 Main.kathypuckett  
snowprince4.JPGJPG snowprince4.JPG manage 861 K 15 Dec 2017 - 20:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
snowprince40.JPGJPG snowprince40.JPG manage 110 K 28 Dec 2023 - 03:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r28 - 30 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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