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■ (SPEC) 'Aaron's Blue'

2018, Lecomte

'Aaron's Blue' (Gabriel Lecomte, R. 2014) Seedling SETIB001. SPEC (setosa), 25.5" (65 cm). Early midseason bloom. Style arms light violet, violet-blue in middle, crests light violet-blue, violet-blue in middle; falls light blue-violet veined violet all over, signal white striped violet-blue with white stripe down middle of fall. Parentage unknown; seed from SIGNA. Mt. Pleasant 2018. Honorable Mention 2022

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References

See: IRIS et BULBEUSES n°164, 2014, p. 55.
From Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm catalog 2018: Iris setosa ‘Aaron’s Blue (Lecomte ’18) New Introduction. Selected seedling from Species Iris of Greater North America (SIGNA) seed exchange. This iris is the only iris native to both Asia and North America requiring copious amounts of water during the growing season. Rich moist composted soils that are slightly acidic. Full sun in maritime areas, afternoon shade elsewhere. Very winter hardy, an old common name “Artic Blue Flag” (I grow in the same soils and conditions as Iris ensata, Japanese iris). Aaron’s Blue bloom stems 24-25 inches tall with near black Spathes. Zone 3-8. $25.00.

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
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Aaron_Blue.jpgjpg Aaron_Blue.jpg manage 118 K 20 May 2015 - 11:48 Main.af.83 Aaron's Blue - Lecomte, France
aaronsblue01.jpgjpg aaronsblue01.jpg manage 161 K 13 May 2017 - 02:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
aaronsblue02.jpgjpg aaronsblue02.jpg manage 200 K 13 May 2017 - 02:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
aaronsblue04.JPGJPG aaronsblue04.JPG manage 870 K 26 Apr 2018 - 20:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
aaronsblue05.JPGJPG aaronsblue05.JPG manage 1 MB 26 Apr 2018 - 21:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
aaronsblue06.JPGJPG aaronsblue06.JPG manage 926 K 26 Apr 2018 - 21:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
aaronsblue88.jpgjpg aaronsblue88.jpg manage 251 K 25 May 2021 - 00:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
aaronsblue99.jpgjpg aaronsblue99.jpg manage 150 K 25 May 2021 - 00:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
Topic revision: r15 - 18 Aug 2022, BobPries
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