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■(SIB) 'Summer Sky'

1935, Cleveland

'Summer Sky' (Frances Cleveland, R. 1935) SIB. Color Class-W3L. Reverse light blue amoena.

See below:
BHP 7348-X2 summer sky.jpgsib-summer-sky1-16.jpgSummer Sky.jpgsummer sky2 1 opt.jpgSummer Sky clp.jpgsummersky.jpegsummersky01.jpgSummerSky01.jpgsummersky02.jpgsummersky03.JPGsummersky04.JPGsummersky05.JPGsummersky06.JPGsummersky1.jpgSummerSky1.JPGsummersky11.JPGSummerSky12.jpgsummersky13.JPGsummersky14.JPGsummersky15.jpgsummersky16.jpgSummerSky2.jpgsummersky2.JPGsummersky20.JPGsummersky3.JPGsummersky4.JPGsummersky5.JPGsummersky7.JPGsummersky9.JPGSummerSky by JanLauritzen.jpgSummerSky by JanLauritzen 2.jpgSummerSky by JanLauritzen 3.jpg

References:

From Flowerfield Bulb Farms catalog 1955: SUMMER SKY. Exquisite light blue and white with a flush of lavender. Tall. 38 inches. Three $1.50, Doz. $5.00.
 

Cultivation

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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 - 2010-01-10
  • SIB 'Summer Sky' was blooming at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately, June 1-7, in 2017. -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 10 Aug 2017
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BHP_7348-X2_summer_sky.jpgjpg BHP_7348-X2_summer_sky.jpg manage 82 K 21 Feb 2016 - 08:08 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
SummerSky01.jpgjpg SummerSky01.jpg manage 211 K 29 Jan 2017 - 04:07 UnknownUser Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
SummerSky1.JPGJPG SummerSky1.JPG manage 19 K 15 Jun 2016 - 20:00 UnknownUser Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery
SummerSky12.jpgjpg SummerSky12.jpg manage 90 K 25 Nov 2013 - 21:31 UnknownUser Photo by Sans Souci Nursery
SummerSky2.jpgjpg SummerSky2.jpg manage 50 K 11 Feb 2010 - 22:59 Main.shanatse 'Summer Sky' clump
SummerSky_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg SummerSky_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 63 K 02 Sep 2011 - 07:35 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the Empress Hotel, Victoria, BC, at the AIS 2011 Convention
SummerSky_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg SummerSky_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 65 K 02 Sep 2011 - 07:36 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the Empress Hotel, Victoria, BC, at the AIS 2011 Convention
SummerSky_by_JanLauritzen_3.jpgjpg SummerSky_by_JanLauritzen_3.jpg manage 75 K 02 Sep 2011 - 07:36 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the Empress Hotel, Victoria, BC, at the AIS 2011 Convention
Summer_Sky.jpgjpg Summer_Sky.jpg manage 34 K 16 Jan 2010 - 01:14 MichaelGreenfield Photo by Mike Greenfield
Summer_Sky_clp.jpgjpg Summer_Sky_clp.jpg manage 44 K 16 Jan 2010 - 01:13 MichaelGreenfield Photo by Mike Greenfield
sib-summer-sky1-16.jpgjpg sib-summer-sky1-16.jpg manage 273 K 05 Sep 2016 - 03:28 Main.mikeu Photo taken at Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm by Mike Unser
summer_sky2_1_opt.jpgjpg summer_sky2_1_opt.jpg manage 49 K 10 Jan 2010 - 03:05 Main.kathypuckett  
summersky.jpegjpeg summersky.jpeg manage 57 K 16 Jun 2018 - 02:53 UnknownUser Photo by Eartheart Gardens
summersky01.jpgjpg summersky01.jpg manage 51 K 28 Aug 2015 - 03:03 UnknownUser Photo by Mikey Lango-Taken at 2015 AIS Convention
summersky02.jpgjpg summersky02.jpg manage 131 K 20 Jun 2017 - 14:02 UnknownUser Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
summersky03.JPGJPG summersky03.JPG manage 863 K 29 Jul 2018 - 01:50 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
summersky04.JPGJPG summersky04.JPG manage 1 MB 29 Jul 2018 - 01:52 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
summersky05.JPGJPG summersky05.JPG manage 834 K 29 Jul 2018 - 01:53 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
summersky06.JPGJPG summersky06.JPG manage 597 K 29 Jul 2018 - 01:55 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
summersky1.jpgjpg summersky1.jpg manage 49 K 10 Jan 2010 - 00:26 Main.htb ©2008 Laurie Frazer
summersky11.JPGJPG summersky11.JPG manage 62 K 12 Sep 2013 - 16:10 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald
summersky13.JPGJPG summersky13.JPG manage 71 K 27 Dec 2013 - 02:33 UnknownUser Photo by K. Brewitt at AIS National Convention 2011
summersky14.JPGJPG summersky14.JPG manage 97 K 27 Dec 2013 - 02:36 UnknownUser Photo by K. Brewitt at AIS National Convention 2011
summersky15.jpgjpg summersky15.jpg manage 53 K 22 Jan 2014 - 15:29 UnknownUser Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst,UK
summersky16.jpgjpg summersky16.jpg manage 61 K 03 Mar 2014 - 20:48 UnknownUser Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
summersky2.JPGJPG summersky2.JPG manage 64 K 26 Jan 2012 - 20:47 Main.htb ©2008 Laurie Frazer
summersky20.JPGJPG summersky20.JPG manage 57 K 26 Jan 2012 - 20:51 Main.htb ©2008 Laurie Frazer
summersky3.JPGJPG summersky3.JPG manage 147 K 26 Jun 2017 - 02:41 UnknownUser Photo by Karen Lockyear-taken at Aurora Borealis Iris Garden,Aurora,Ontario-Canada
summersky4.JPGJPG summersky4.JPG manage 1 MB 15 Dec 2017 - 20:08 UnknownUser Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
summersky5.JPGJPG summersky5.JPG manage 108 K 31 Mar 2018 - 02:56 UnknownUser Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
summersky7.JPGJPG summersky7.JPG manage 58 K 04 Oct 2023 - 01:06 UnknownUser Photo by John Jearrard -Jearrad's Herbal-United Kingdom
summersky9.JPGJPG summersky9.JPG manage 51 K 02 Jun 2021 - 22:31 UnknownUser Photo bu Joan Roulac
Topic revision: r36 - 04 Oct 2023, TLaurin
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