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■(TB) 'Blue Review'

1994, Smith

'Blue Review' (Raymond G.Smith, R. 1991). Seedling# 8805AR. TB, 29" (71 cm), Midseason bloom and rebloom. Brilliant violet (Nickerson 10PB 5/9), white area around beard; beards orange, tipped white. 'Olive Reflection' X seedling# 8606JR: ((seedling# 7311C, 'Winter Olympics' seedling, x seedling# 7610B, 'Winter Olympics' seedling) x 'Victoria Falls'). R. G. Smith 1994.

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References:

From AIS Bulletin #293 April 1994 Introducing BLUE REVIEW-Sib of Sea Fluff, but slightly darker and a bit more formal. Fertile. $35.00. Raymond Smith.
 

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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-10-16
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Blue-Review9.jpgjpg Blue-Review9.jpg manage 40 K 26 Oct 2021 - 12:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
Blue-Review90.jpgjpg Blue-Review90.jpg manage 66 K 26 Oct 2021 - 12:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
BlueReview01.jpgjpg BlueReview01.jpg manage 71 K 06 Apr 2015 - 02:55 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
BlueReview02.jpgjpg BlueReview02.jpg manage 64 K 06 Apr 2015 - 02:56 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
BlueReview1BJ.JPGJPG BlueReview1BJ.JPG manage 59 K 29 Jan 2012 - 19:38 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
BlueReview2BJ.jpgjpg BlueReview2BJ.jpg manage 66 K 29 Jan 2012 - 19:38 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
bluereview5.JPGJPG bluereview5.JPG manage 212 K 27 Oct 2023 - 01:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens-reblooming October 2023
bluereview50.JPGJPG bluereview50.JPG manage 237 K 27 Oct 2023 - 01:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens-reblooming October 2023
Topic revision: r14 - 07 Nov 2023, Harloiris
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