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■(TB) 'Eternal Bliss'

1988, Byers

'Eternal Bliss' (Monty Byers, R. 1987). Seedling C86-100. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards pale violet; falls violet white; tangerine beard; heavily ruffled. Seedling A-3-1 RE-SA: ('Startler' x 'Sky Hooks') X 'Heaven Helped'. Moonshine Gardens 1988.

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From AIS Bulletin #269 April 1988 Introducing ETERNAL BLISS (TB) 35", M. (Startler x Sky Hooks) X Heaven Helped. S. very pale violet; silvery violet-white F.; tangerine beards. An exquisite sib of Lurid's that is an everbloomer here. Light and bright flowers with domed standards and wide recurved falls. $30.00. Moonshine 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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
ETERNALBLISS9.jpgjpg ETERNALBLISS9.jpg manage 48 K 23 Jan 2014 - 17:33 UnknownUser Photo by Iris Of Sissinghurst-Kent-United Kingdom
ETERNALBLISS90.JPGJPG ETERNALBLISS90.JPG manage 53 K 13 Feb 2024 - 13:19 UnknownUser Photo by Iris Of Sissinghurst-Kent-United Kingdom
EternalBliss01.JPGJPG EternalBliss01.JPG manage 47 K 11 Dec 2014 - 21:23 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
EternalBliss02.JPGJPG EternalBliss02.JPG manage 70 K 15 Aug 2021 - 14:52 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
EternalBliss02.jpgjpg EternalBliss02.jpg manage 73 K 06 Apr 2015 - 18:47 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
EternalBliss03.jpgjpg EternalBliss03.jpg manage 128 K 18 Dec 2015 - 22:08 UnknownUser Photo by Argyle Acres Iris Gardens
EternalBliss12BHI.jpgjpg EternalBliss12BHI.jpg manage 88 K 18 Apr 2012 - 18:11 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
EternalBliss8.jpgjpg EternalBliss8.jpg manage 66 K 26 Nov 2013 - 03:17 UnknownUser Photo by Sans Souci Nursery
EternalBlissAA.jpgjpg EternalBlissAA.jpg manage 45 K 15 Feb 2011 - 20:59 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
EternalBlissSI.JPGJPG EternalBlissSI.JPG manage 222 K 09 Apr 2019 - 15:31 UnknownUser Photo by Sandy Ives.
eternalbliss01.jpgjpg eternalbliss01.jpg manage 66 K 12 Apr 2016 - 21:20 UnknownUser Photo by Iris Warehouse
eternalbliss05.jpgjpg eternalbliss05.jpg manage 57 K 11 Jul 2013 - 20:52 UnknownUser Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
eternalbliss5.jpgjpg eternalbliss5.jpg manage 64 K 21 Jan 2010 - 23:43 Main.htb ©2001 Laurie Frazer
eternalbliss6.jpgjpg eternalbliss6.jpg manage 42 K 23 Aug 2013 - 20:50 UnknownUser Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
eternalbliss7.jpgjpg eternalbliss7.jpg manage 64 K 08 Nov 2013 - 15:28 UnknownUser Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
Topic revision: r27 - 13 Feb 2024, TLaurin
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