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■(SIB) 'Vi Luihn'

1974, DuBose

'Vi Luihn' ( Sydney DuBose, R. 1973). Seedling #5. SIB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason late bloom. Deep violet self, pale yellow signal. 'Tunkhannock' X 'Swank'. Melrose Gardens 1974. Honorable Mention 1975; Morgan Award 1977.

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Photo by John BrucePhoto by Tranquil Lake NurseryPhoto by Kate Brewitt taken at the Royal Botanical Gardens-Hamilton,Ontario,CanadaPhoto by Verna Laurin -1976 AIS Convention-Copeland GardenPhoto by Portes Des Iris-SwitzerlandPhoto scanned from the 1974 Melrose Gardens catalogue by Terry LaurinPhoto by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-CanadaPhoto by Jeanette Graham taken at Schreiner


Awaiting original catalog description


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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-- MichaelGreenfield - 2010-01-16
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Vi_Luihn.jpgjpg Vi_Luihn.jpg manage 36 K 16 Jan 2010 - 01:32 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
Vi_Luihn1.jpgjpg Vi_Luihn1.jpg manage 19 K 15 Jun 2016 - 20:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery
viluhn03.JPGJPG viluhn03.JPG manage 319 K 28 Aug 2017 - 03:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt taken at the Royal Botanical Gardens-Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
viluhn9.JPGJPG viluhn9.JPG manage 158 K 09 Mar 2023 - 14:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin -1976 AIS Convention-Copeland Garden
viluihn2.jpegjpeg viluihn2.jpeg manage 73 K 21 Sep 2013 - 18:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Portes Des Iris-Switzerland
viluihn5.JPGJPG viluihn5.JPG manage 85 K 29 Apr 2020 - 19:17 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1974 Melrose Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
viluihn8.JPGJPG viluihn8.JPG manage 290 K 24 Jun 2023 - 14:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada
viluihn9.jpgjpg viluihn9.jpg manage 96 K 31 May 2023 - 19:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham taken at Schreiner's iris Gardens
Topic revision: r17 - 24 Jun 2023, TerryLaurin
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