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■(TB) 'Clearwater River'

1999, Ernst

'Clearwater River' (Richard Ernst, R. 1999). Seedling# M104-15. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Pale light blue self; beards light blue; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. 'Silverado' X 'Blue It Up'. Cooley 1999. Honorable Mention 2003.

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Photo by Nolaphoto by Elladanphoto by Elladanphoto by ElladanPhoto by Judy Tapio-Jubilee GardensPhoto by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-SwitzerlandPhoto by Gerard Raffaelli-FrancePhoto by Chapman IrisPhoto scanned from the 2003 CooleyTaken in my garden in Southern CATaken in my garden in Southern California


Awaiting original catalog description.


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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-- JanLauritzen - 2010-05-09
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Clearwater-RiverNN.jpgjpg Clearwater-RiverNN.jpg manage 30 K 06 Nov 2011 - 17:47 BetsyHiggins Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
ClearwaterRiver_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg ClearwaterRiver_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 70 K 09 May 2010 - 22:03 Main.janlauritzen Taken in my garden in Southern CA
ClearwaterRiver_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg ClearwaterRiver_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 68 K 26 Feb 2011 - 20:07 Main.janlauritzen Taken in my garden in Southern California
clearwater_river_46.jpgjpg clearwater_river_46.jpg manage 67 K 28 Nov 2010 - 15:52 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
clearwater_river_64.jpgjpg clearwater_river_64.jpg manage 73 K 28 Nov 2010 - 15:52 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
clearwater_river_66.jpgjpg clearwater_river_66.jpg manage 73 K 28 Nov 2010 - 15:52 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
clearwaterriver01.jpgjpg clearwaterriver01.jpg manage 180 K 17 Mar 2017 - 02:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
clearwaterriver02.jpgjpg clearwaterriver02.jpg manage 463 K 17 Aug 2017 - 02:59 TerryLaurin Photo by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-Switzerland
clearwaterriver09.JPGJPG clearwaterriver09.JPG manage 163 K 28 Feb 2020 - 15:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
clearwaterriver6.jpgjpg clearwaterriver6.jpg manage 19 K 21 Mar 2013 - 15:38 TerryLaurin Photo by Chapman Iris
clearwaterriver9.JPGJPG clearwaterriver9.JPG manage 328 K 13 Jan 2021 - 03:25 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 2003 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r18 - 13 Jan 2021, Harloiris
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