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■(TB) 'Center Ice'

2010, Ghio

'Center Ice' (Joseph Ghio, R. 2009). Seedling# 05-19-I. TB, 32" (81 cm). Very early to early bloom. Standards white, blue-white haze at edge; style arms white; falls white, rosy violet band; beards cream, white at end. Seedling# 03-51S2: (seedling# 01-122pk/vio, 'Marching Band' sibling, x seedling# 01-299V4, 'Pop Idol' sibling) X seedling# 03-41I2: (seedling# 01-112V2: (seedling# 99-94bo: ('Brave Face' x seedling# 97-41B2: (seedling# 95-36D, 'Impulsive' sibling, x 'Dear Jean')) x seedling# 99-34D3: (seedling# 97-41B2 x 'Seakist')) x seedling# 01-160X2, 'Comfortable' sibling). Bay View 2010. Honorable Mention 2012; Award of Merit 2014.

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From Bay View Gardens catalog, 2010: CENTER ICE, 32 inches, VE-E. The first introduction from a fabulous cross that produces a wide range of "band" irises. Center Ice has upright standards of snow white with a blue violet haze at the edges. The broad falls a icy pure white with a clean cut rosy blue violet band. White styles and cream beards tipped white. Deep wavy ruffles and show branching. No 05-19-1: 03-51 S2: (01-122pk/vio, Marching Band sib, x 01 -299V4, Pop Idol sib) X 03-41-12: (01-I I 2V2: (99-94bo: (Brave Face x 97-41 B2: (95-36D, Impulsive sib x Dear Jean)) x 99-34D3: (97-4182 x Seakist)) x 01-160X2, Comfortable sib). $50.00.


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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-- KentPfeiffer - 2010-05-13
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CenterIce2WP.jpgjpg CenterIce2WP.jpg manage 52 K 13 Jul 2013 - 20:29 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Will Plotner-Wildwood Gardens
CenterIce6.jpgjpg CenterIce6.jpg manage 46 K 16 Jul 2013 - 22:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
CenterIce9.jpgjpg CenterIce9.jpg manage 199 K 11 Feb 2021 - 02:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris Oasis
CenterIceWP.jpgjpg CenterIceWP.jpg manage 77 K 13 Jul 2013 - 20:29 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Will Plotner-Wildwood Gardens
DSCN5386.JPGJPG DSCN5386.JPG manage 71 K 23 Apr 2011 - 05:31 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
center01.jpgjpg center01.jpg manage 52 K 30 Apr 2015 - 01:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Larry Lauer-Lauer's Flowers
centerice01.jpgjpg centerice01.jpg manage 62 K 13 Nov 2014 - 16:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
centerice02.jpgjpg centerice02.jpg manage 784 K 24 Dec 2015 - 13:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
centerice03.jpgjpg centerice03.jpg manage 89 K 05 Jul 2013 - 21:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Lauer's Flowers
centerice05.jpgjpg centerice05.jpg manage 120 K 21 Jan 2019 - 00:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Ghio-Bay View Gardens
centerice06.jpgjpg centerice06.jpg manage 132 K 23 Jan 2019 - 20:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Ghio-Bay View Gardens
centerice07.JPGJPG centerice07.JPG manage 191 K 18 Apr 2024 - 18:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden
centerice08.JPGJPG centerice08.JPG manage 204 K 12 Apr 2024 - 19:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-Germany
centerice09.jpgjpg centerice09.jpg manage 54 K 12 Mar 2022 - 15:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
centerice1.jpgjpg centerice1.jpg manage 121 K 17 Apr 2017 - 12:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
centerice2.jpgjpg centerice2.jpg manage 53 K 20 May 2013 - 17:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
centerice3.jpgjpg centerice3.jpg manage 236 K 24 Nov 2017 - 03:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
centerice4.jpgjpg centerice4.jpg manage 260 K 03 Oct 2016 - 01:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
centerice4bh.jpgjpg centerice4bh.jpg manage 33 K 26 Jun 2017 - 17:32 Main.Betsy881 Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
centerice5.jpgjpg centerice5.jpg manage 161 K 28 Dec 2017 - 21:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
centerice50.jpgjpg centerice50.jpg manage 262 K 19 Dec 2022 - 02:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
centerice6.JPGJPG centerice6.JPG manage 132 K 13 Jan 2024 - 19:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
centerice60.JPGJPG centerice60.JPG manage 117 K 16 Jan 2024 - 14:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
centerice7.jpgjpg centerice7.jpg manage 46 K 28 Feb 2014 - 14:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
centerice8.jpgjpg centerice8.jpg manage 172 K 20 Nov 2019 - 03:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
centerice80.JPGJPG centerice80.JPG manage 154 K 28 Jan 2024 - 03:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
centerice9.jpgjpg centerice9.jpg manage 203 K 20 Nov 2019 - 03:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
Topic revision: r43 - 18 Apr 2024, TLaurin
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