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■(TB) 'Captain's Choice'

2009, Schreiner

'Captain's Choice' (Schreiner, R. 2009). Seedling# NN 100-2. TB, 35" (89 cm), Early midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards and style arms white (RHS 155C); falls dark blue-violet (103D); beards yellow. 'Midnight Majesty' X 'Can't Touch This'. Schreiner 2009.

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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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Captains Choice.jpgjpg Captains Choice.jpg manage 29 K 05 Jun 2022 - 19:10 CarlWilson  
CaptainsChoice01.jpgjpg CaptainsChoice01.jpg manage 70 K 31 May 2017 - 02:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
CaptainsChoice4.jpgjpg CaptainsChoice4.jpg manage 69 K 16 Jul 2013 - 22:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
DSCN2617.JPGJPG DSCN2617.JPG manage 70 K 18 May 2011 - 03:11 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at Schreiner's Gardens.
DSCN2CaptChoic.JPGJPG DSCN2CaptChoic.JPG manage 70 K 18 May 2011 - 03:10 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at Schreiner's Gardens.
captainschoice03.jpgjpg captainschoice03.jpg manage 63 K 10 Jul 2013 - 03:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
captainschoice5.jpgjpg captainschoice5.jpg manage 73 K 07 Nov 2013 - 21:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
captainschoice7.JPGJPG captainschoice7.JPG manage 302 K 03 Sep 2023 - 02:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
captainschoice9.jpgjpg captainschoice9.jpg manage 162 K 25 Dec 2022 - 15:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson
captainschoice90.jpgjpg captainschoice90.jpg manage 151 K 26 Dec 2022 - 15:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson
captainschoice91.jpgjpg captainschoice91.jpg manage 149 K 28 Dec 2022 - 15:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson
Topic revision: r23 - 03 Sep 2023, TLaurin
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