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■(SIB) 'Too Cute'

2016, Schafer/Sacks

'Too Cute' (Marty Schafer and Jan Sacks, R. 2016). Seedling# S08-36-10. SIB, 13" (33 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards pale blue (lighter than RHS 97D); style arms pale blue, darker midrib; falls light blue (97D) ground, shading in darker tones (95C+D), veined and speckled dark blue blaze. Seedling# S04-18C-10: ('Minstrel’s Whim' x seedling# S94-11-34: (seedling# S89-5-10: ('Forrest McCord' x 'Isabelle') x 'Dawn Waltz')) X seedling# S04-27B-10: (seedling# S00-35-3: (seedling# S96-66-1: (seedling# S93-17-3, 'Over the River' sibling x seedling# S92-13-12: (seedling# S85-18: ('Young Lady' x 'Harbor Mist') x seedling# S87-6-2: ('Kenabee' x 'Alter Ego'))) x seedling# S96-2-1A: ('Riverdance' x seedling# S92-13-12)) x seedling# S94-11-34). Joe Pye Weed 2016. Honorable Mention 2019.

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Photo by Joe Pye WeedTooCute0116Photo by Joe Pye WeedPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Aitken


From Joe Pye Weed catalog, 2016: TOO CUTE - SIBERIAN. Schafer/Sacks (Seedling No. SOB-36-10), ML, 13". Yes, it is! This is the most petite siberian we have grown that makes a typical siberian clump. Flowers in shades of medium to light blue with a sweet white signal. Simple flaring form with a few ruffles. Delicate foliage matches the scale of the plant. Not a shy grower, with ample increase. Three buds with one branch. S04-18C-1 O:(Minstrel's Whim x S94-11-34: ((Forrest McCord x Isabelle) x Dawn Waltz)) X S04-27B-10: (((sib to Over The River x S92- 13-12:((Young Lady x Harbor Mist) x (Kenabee x Alter Ego))) x (Riverdance x S92- 13-12, see above)) x S94-11-34, see above). $35.00


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
TooCute01.jpgjpg TooCute01.jpg manage 165 K 22 Feb 2016 - 15:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
TooCute0116.jpgjpg TooCute0116.jpg manage 29 K 28 Mar 2016 - 15:06 BetsyHiggins  
TooCute02.jpgjpg TooCute02.jpg manage 259 K 22 Feb 2016 - 15:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
toocute5.JPGJPG toocute5.JPG manage 140 K 28 Dec 2023 - 04:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
toocute50.JPGJPG toocute50.JPG manage 139 K 28 Dec 2023 - 04:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
toocute51.JPGJPG toocute51.JPG manage 266 K 28 Dec 2023 - 04:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
toocute9.jpgjpg toocute9.jpg manage 50 K 08 Aug 2021 - 21:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
Topic revision: r11 - 30 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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