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■(SIB) 'Springs Brook'

1988, Warburton

'Springs Brook' (Bee Warburton by Schafer/Sacks, R. 1988). Seedling S83-1-1. SIB (28 chromosome diploid), 40" (102 cm), Midseason to late bloom and re-bloom. Standards pearl white with blue violet veining and shading; white styles with blue violet shading on edge, aqua midrib; falls dark blue violet shoulders, blending to blue violet shading, yellow and white signal veined blue. ARV 80-28: ( 'Atoll' x 'Ruffled Velvet') X 'George Henry'. Joe Pye Weed's Garden 1988. Honorable Mention 1991, Award of Merit 1993.

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From AIS Bulletin #269 April 1988 Introducing SPRINGS BROOK-Warburton, Schafer/Sacks, SIB, 40", M-L and RE. Named for a popular recreational landmark that also waters our seedling beds, Springs Brook sports large attractive flowers whose standards and styles are pearly blue-violet and whose dark blue-violet shoulders blend into the falls. The bloomstalks are tall and sturdy with terminal and two well placed branches carrying 7 buds. Repeat blooming consistently. It flowers through the Siberian season and into the Japanese. (Atoll X Ruffled Velvet) X George Henry. $30.00. Joe Pye Weed's Garden.


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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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-01-09
  • SIB 'Springs Brook' was blooming at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately, June 6-12, in 2017. -- HollyJohnson2017 -04-01 - 10 Aug 2017
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SpringsBrookJPW.jpgjpg SpringsBrookJPW.jpg manage 74 K 10 Feb 2010 - 18:27 Main.mshadow Joe Pye Weed's Garden
springsbrook01.jpgjpg springsbrook01.jpg manage 150 K 20 Jun 2017 - 21:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
springsbrook02.JPGJPG springsbrook02.JPG manage 100 K 18 Jun 2014 - 01:26 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
springsbrook03.JPGJPG springsbrook03.JPG manage 875 K 14 Jun 2018 - 02:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Vicki Flanagan
springsbrook04.JPGJPG springsbrook04.JPG manage 967 K 14 Jun 2018 - 02:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Vicki Flanagan
springsbrook1.jpgjpg springsbrook1.jpg manage 247 K 29 Jul 2016 - 02:55 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
springsbrook13.JPGJPG springsbrook13.JPG manage 46 K 26 Jan 2012 - 18:39 Main.htb ©2003 Laurie Frazer
springsbrook14.JPGJPG springsbrook14.JPG manage 69 K 26 Jan 2012 - 18:43 Main.htb ©2003 Laurie Frazer
springsbrook5.JPGJPG springsbrook5.JPG manage 45 K 27 Sep 2013 - 03:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Will Plotner-Wildwood Gardens
springsbrook5.jpgjpg springsbrook5.jpg manage 73 K 09 Jan 2010 - 23:08 Main.htb ©2006 Laurie Frazer
springsbrook6.jpgjpg springsbrook6.jpg manage 88 K 14 Feb 2014 - 00:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
springsbrook7.jpgjpg springsbrook7.jpg manage 61 K 14 Feb 2014 - 00:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
springsbrook9.JPGJPG springsbrook9.JPG manage 263 K 24 Apr 2023 - 14:10 Main.TLaurin Photo taken at 1993 AIS Lansing Siberian Convention by Verna Laurin at the Maynard Garden
Topic revision: r23 - 24 Apr 2023, Harloiris
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