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■(SIB) 'Star Lion'

2006, Smith

'Star Lion' (Marky Smith, R. 2004). Seedling S99-23A. SIB, 29" (74 cm). Early to late bloom. Stardards warm orchid lavender (RHS 84C) with darker (84A) texture veins; style arms pale lavender (85D), darker blue midrib, topped by thin red violet ruffle and ruffled crest; falls royal violet centers and left side of fall (86B) with wide 1/2" dark mulberry (77A) shoulder and rim on right side of petal, narrow matching shoulder on left, dashed white signal; ruffled. 'Ali'i' X Blackberry Jubilee. Aitken 2006. Honorable Mention 2010.

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IMG 8230-X2 star lion.jpgstar01.jpgStar by JanLauritzen.jpg


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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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMG_8230-X2_star_lion.jpgjpg IMG_8230-X2_star_lion.jpg manage 297 K 19 Feb 2016 - 00:33 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
STARLION01.JPGJPG STARLION01.JPG manage 65 K 01 Apr 2015 - 22:07 UnknownUser Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
STARLION02.JPGJPG STARLION02.JPG manage 71 K 01 Apr 2015 - 22:10 UnknownUser Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
StarLion_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg StarLion_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 71 K 02 Sep 2011 - 07:30 Main.janlauritzen taken at Hatley Park, Victoria, BC. at AIS 2011 Convention manage 66 K 27 Jan 2014 - 18:17 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Peggy Mallen
Starlion2.JPGJPG Starlion2.JPG manage 50 K 20 Jun 2013 - 02:33 UnknownUser Photo by Ensata Gardens
star01.jpgjpg star01.jpg manage 58 K 23 Apr 2015 - 15:19 UnknownUser Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
starlion01.jpgjpg starlion01.jpg manage 528 K 03 Feb 2017 - 02:14 UnknownUser Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
starlion1.jpgjpg starlion1.jpg manage 79 K 25 Jul 2019 - 02:16 UnknownUser Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
starlion5.JPGJPG starlion5.JPG manage 182 K 28 Dec 2023 - 03:38 UnknownUser Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
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