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■(TB) 'Aegean Storm'

1989, Nichols

'Aegean Storm' (Hooker Nichols, R. 1989). Seedling 8846A. TB, 38" (97 cm). Early to late bloom. Standards blue violet, darker midrib; Falls violet, brown hafts; blue beard tipped bronze; ruffled. Seedling 8405B: ('Ranee's Palace' sibling x 'Aztec Dance') X 'Congratulations'. Hillcrest Iris 1994. Honorable Mention 1996.

Reported Rebloom in: TX USDA Zone 9

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From AIS Bulletin #294 July 1994 Introducing AEGEAN STORM-TB 36" E-L & RE (late). Magnificent dark blue neglecta with rust hafts and ruffles to spare. Dark beards tipped gold. Three branches with 9-10 buds. Fertile both ways. $35.00. Hillcrest Iris Gardens.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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