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(TB) 'Blue Rejoice'

1962, Dubes-Young

'Blue Rejoice' (George Dubes & Robert Young R. 1961) Seedling# 55-51-2. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Light blue self. ('Snow Flurry' x' Azure Skies') X Soo Preme Sue'. Soo-Preme 1962. HC 1961, Honorable Mention 1963.

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From Knopf Iris Garden, 1965: BLUE REJOICE 36" M, Dubes-Young'62. Here is a new truly light blue self that has charm and personality. It is a wonderfully formed flower with ruffling on both S. and F. Gold beard. 10.00
BLUE REJOICE (Dubes-Young '62) A big ruffled flower with style and grace. Its pure clear light blue color is set off by its golden beard. Good branching, fine substance, and a good performer here in the Carolinas, as it is in its northwest Iowa home. [Ralph and Helen Lewis, “Iris from the Carolinas to Iowa and Ohio,” Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 179 (October 1965): 88.]


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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Topic revision: r5 - 06 Jan 2021, Harloiris
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