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■(TB) 'Double Stitch'

2005, Sutton

'Double Stitch' (George Sutton, R. 2003). Seedling H-52. TB, 35" (89 cm), Early midseason bloom and rebloom. Ruffled white-ground plicta, narrow stitched amethyst violet (RHS 85B) edge; falls with additional few dots; style arms blackish plum (near 79A); beards white, yellow in throat; slight sweet fragrance. 'Bountiful Harvest' X seedling G-83: ('Garden Grace' x 'Bountiful Harvest'). Sutton 2005.

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DOUBLE STITCH (G. Sutton 2005, RE).JPGdoublestitch01.JPGdoublestitch02.jpgdoublestitch03.JPGdoublestitch04.JPGdoublestitch1.JPGdoublestitch3.jpgdoublestitch4.jpgdoublestitch9.jpgDoubleStitch9.jpgDoubleStitchClumpES.JPGDoubleStitchES.jpg


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.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
DOUBLE_STITCH_(G._Sutton_2005,_RE).JPGJPG DOUBLE_STITCH_(G._Sutton_2005,_RE).JPG manage 785 K 13 Aug 2016 - 17:33 PerryDyer  
DoubleStitch9.jpgjpg DoubleStitch9.jpg manage 24 K 12 Jan 2023 - 20:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Trails End Iris Gardens
DoubleStitchClumpES.JPGJPG DoubleStitchClumpES.JPG manage 70 K 19 May 2013 - 17:04 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Evelyn Small
DoubleStitchES.jpgjpg DoubleStitchES.jpg manage 49 K 27 Apr 2013 - 21:49 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Evelyn Small
doublestitch01.JPGJPG doublestitch01.JPG manage 79 K 01 Dec 2014 - 17:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
doublestitch02.jpgjpg doublestitch02.jpg manage 55 K 05 Jan 2015 - 15:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
doublestitch03.JPGJPG doublestitch03.JPG manage 386 K 07 Mar 2019 - 21:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at McMillen's Iris Garden-Norwich-Ontario-Canada
doublestitch04.JPGJPG doublestitch04.JPG manage 427 K 07 Mar 2019 - 21:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at McMillen's Iris Garden-Norwich-Ontario-Canada
doublestitch1.JPGJPG doublestitch1.JPG manage 181 K 11 May 2016 - 21:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
doublestitch3.jpgjpg doublestitch3.jpg manage 80 K 04 Aug 2013 - 16:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
doublestitch4.jpgjpg doublestitch4.jpg manage 35 K 05 Oct 2013 - 12:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
doublestitch9.jpgjpg doublestitch9.jpg manage 282 K 07 Jun 2022 - 15:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r18 - 12 Jan 2023, TLaurin
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