See Show Calender

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■(TB) 'Blue Hill'

1931, Sass

'Blue Hill' (Hans Peter Sass, R. 1931). TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B1M.

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Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska on May 13, 2010Detail of photo by Betsy HigginsPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPicture taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, NebraskaPhoto by The Iris Fan
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References:

From Sass catalog, 1937: BLUE HILL (H. P. Sass, 1931)- The bluest of the clear blue toned irises of a slightly deeper tone than Sensation and larger with perfect branching stems. A great addition to the blue toned iris. (Honorable Mention, 1932). 35c
From Maple Valley Iris Garden catalog, 1937: BLUE HILL (H. P. Sass 1931) M. 32 in. A fine clear light blue of excellent garden value. Not large and tall, compared to some of the newer ones. but a favorite wherever grown for its fine color and form. Silky texture, white beard and throat. H. M. 1932. 35c.
 


Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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-- KentPfeiffer - 2010-06-05
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BlueHill13kp.JPGJPG BlueHill13kp.JPG manage 71 K 04 Jan 2013 - 18:33 KentPfeiffer Taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska on May 13, 2010
BlueHill13kpbh.JPGJPG BlueHill13kpbh.JPG manage 58 K 23 Jul 2017 - 14:03 BetsyHiggins Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
BlueHillIF.jpgjpg BlueHillIF.jpg manage 55 K 24 Jan 2012 - 16:11 BetsyHiggins Photo by The Iris Fan
BlueHillaSass31.JPGJPG BlueHillaSass31.JPG manage 56 K 06 Jun 2010 - 02:49 KentPfeiffer Picture taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska
bluehill01.JPGJPG bluehill01.JPG manage 478 K 01 May 2018 - 13:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
bluehill02.JPGJPG bluehill02.JPG manage 112 K 20 Dec 2021 - 04:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
bluehill020.JPGJPG bluehill020.JPG manage 110 K 20 Dec 2021 - 04:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
bluehill5.JPGJPG bluehill5.JPG manage 144 K 24 Jul 2023 - 19:59 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r19 - 24 Jul 2023, TerryLaurin
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