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■(SIB) 'Wing On Wing'

1972, McGarvey

'Wing On Wing' (William McGarvey, R. 1969). Seedling McG-69-9-2. SIB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-Wl, White self, round form; ruffled. 'Ego' X 'Blue Burn'. Old Brook 1972. Honorble Mention 1973.

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From AIS Bulletin #205 April 1972 Introducing WING ON WING (1969) 38". A new white Siberian named for a way to set sails. Handsome in a quite different way from White Swirl. It blooms during the midSiberian season and has a long period of bloom, has excellent branching with flowers that are long lasting which come in a well spaced succession. This is both a show and garden iris. From Ego X Blue Burn. $35.00 net. Old Brook 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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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Topic revision: r16 - 22 Oct 2023, Harloiris
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