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■(SIB) 'Violet Swirl'

1978, Briscoe

'Violet Swirl' (Harley Briscoe, R. 1978). Seedling 70 48E. SIB, 19" (74 cm), Late midseason bloom. Dark Violet with small haft markings. 'White Swirl' x 'Violet Flare'.

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From AIS Bulletin #232 Winter 1979 Introducing VIOLET SWIRL (Briscoe '79). Siberian, 74 em., LM. Sdlg. 70 48E. White Swirl X Violet Flare. Violet self with very wide standards and falls. Standards held at 45°. The stylearms are lighter blue. Most attractive. $25.00. Borbeleta Gardens.


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.

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violetswirl10.gifgif violetswirl10.gif manage 41 K 12 Apr 2023 - 15:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Will Plotner-Wildwood Gardens
violetswirl9.JPGJPG violetswirl9.JPG manage 210 K 12 Apr 2023 - 15:33 Main.TLaurin Photo taken at 1983 AIS Boston Convention by Verna Laurin at the Warburton Garden
Topic revision: r12 - 13 Apr 2023, BrewItt
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