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■(TB) 'Edge Of Winter'

1983, Schreiner

'Edge Of Winter' (Schreiner, R. 1983). Seedling M 1172-A. TB, 37" (94 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards uniform rich methyl violet blue; falls very light porcelain blue white; blue white beard. Involved breeding of 'Blue Fantasy' with blue seedling lines. Schreiner 1983. High Commendation 1982; Honorable Mention 1985; Award of Merit 1989.

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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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-- KentPfeiffer - 2010-07-09
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EdgeOfWinter01.JPGJPG EdgeOfWinter01.JPG manage 48 K 11 Dec 2014 - 20:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
EdgeOfWinter02.jpgjpg EdgeOfWinter02.jpg manage 80 K 24 Mar 2014 - 13:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
EdgeOfWinter03.JPGJPG EdgeOfWinter03.JPG manage 53 K 24 Mar 2014 - 13:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
EdgeOfWinter04.JPGJPG EdgeOfWinter04.JPG manage 59 K 31 May 2015 - 01:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
EdgeOfWinter051106.jpgjpg EdgeOfWinter051106.jpg manage 13 K 14 Nov 2010 - 19:21 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
EdgeOfWinter12BHI.jpgjpg EdgeOfWinter12BHI.jpg manage 73 K 18 Apr 2012 - 17:40 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Edge_of_Winter_fl.jpgjpg Edge_of_Winter_fl.jpg manage 69 K 09 Mar 2011 - 14:27 IrisP  
EdgeofWinter1.jpgjpg EdgeofWinter1.jpg manage 98 K 16 Sep 2017 - 02:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
EdgeofWinter6.jpgjpg EdgeofWinter6.jpg manage 38 K 03 Feb 2014 - 15:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Yarrabee Garden & Iris-Australia
Iris Edge of winter zoom.JPGJPG Iris Edge of winter zoom.JPG manage 360 K 22 Jan 2023 - 11:15 EliseAMANN Iris Edge of winter barbe
Iris Edge of winter.JPGJPG Iris Edge of winter.JPG manage 334 K 22 Jan 2023 - 11:15 EliseAMANN Iris Edge of winter fleur
edge_of_winter_66.jpgjpg edge_of_winter_66.jpg manage 71 K 29 Nov 2010 - 15:26 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
edgeofwinter01.jpgjpg edgeofwinter01.jpg manage 11 K 03 Sep 2015 - 02:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
edgeofwinter02.jpgjpg edgeofwinter02.jpg manage 58 K 29 Feb 2016 - 13:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kelways-United Kingdom
edgeofwinter03.jpgjpg edgeofwinter03.jpg manage 406 K 25 Nov 2017 - 23:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
edgeofwinter04.jpgjpg edgeofwinter04.jpg manage 202 K 29 Dec 2017 - 01:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
edgeofwinter09.jpgjpg edgeofwinter09.jpg manage 147 K 05 May 2020 - 14:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Andrea Karpinsky-Kelowna-British Columbia-Canada
edgeofwinter2.jpgjpg edgeofwinter2.jpg manage 31 K 28 Nov 2018 - 03:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
edgeofwinter3.jpgjpg edgeofwinter3.jpg manage 65 K 11 Jul 2021 - 22:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
edgeofwinter5.jpgjpg edgeofwinter5.jpg manage 65 K 08 Nov 2013 - 16:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
edgeofwinter7.JPGJPG edgeofwinter7.JPG manage 170 K 04 Feb 2024 - 14:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
edgeofwinter9.JPGJPG edgeofwinter9.JPG manage 334 K 27 Oct 2020 - 21:48 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1987 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r36 - 06 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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