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■(TB) 'Dune Sea'

1999, Spoon

'Dune Sea' (Donald Spoon, R. 1999). Seedling 88-35D. TB, height 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom and rebloom. (Oct/VA). Standards and style arms rose; Falls plum, prominent white ray pattern; beards yellow; ruffled. 'Winter Olympics' X 'Spinning Wheel'. Winterberry 1999.

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From AIS Bulletin #313 April 1999 Introducing DUNE SEA TB, 34" (86 CM), M & RE (zones 6 & 7). Rose standards and style arms; plum falls with prominent white ray pattern around the yellow beards. Looks like a beautiful species iris with modern rebloom traits, excellent branching (up to 11 buds), ruffling, and arching falls. Nice display of color in the landscape. Requires little maintenance. E.C., best fall seedling. (Winter Olympics X Spinning Wheel). $30.00. Winterberry Gardens.


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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DuneSea02.jpgjpg DuneSea02.jpg manage 79 K 23 Mar 2014 - 20:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
DuneSea03.jpgjpg DuneSea03.jpg manage 68 K 23 Mar 2014 - 20:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
dunesea9.JPGJPG dunesea9.JPG manage 229 K 08 Dec 2021 - 16:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-2014 Hudson Valley Iris & Daylily Society Spring Weekend
dunesea_jb.jpgjpg dunesea_jb.jpg manage 71 K 16 Apr 2013 - 16:41 Main.Harloiris photo Delane Langton
Topic revision: r13 - 08 Dec 2021, Harloiris
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