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■(TB) 'For My Sister'

2016, Balland

'For My Sister' (Martin Balland, R. 2016). Seedling M13138A2. TB, 39.5" (100 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards silky rich violet-blue blending blue-violet towards rim; style arms silky rich violet-blue, blue-violet lip, white stamen; falls same as standards; beards yellow in throat, violet-blue tipped yellow in middle, ends violet-blue slightly tipped yellow. Seedling M101A: ('Fortunate Son' x 'Gypsy Romance') X 'Rippling River'.

See below:
For My Sister-TB-2016 Balland.jpgformysister1.JPG


See: IRIS et BULBEUSES n°166, 2016, p. 33.
Sibling to 'Born In Nancy', 'Le Grand Ballon'.


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
For_My_Sister-TB-2016_Balland.jpgjpg For_My_Sister-TB-2016_Balland.jpg manage 335 K 14 Oct 2016 - 06:42 UnknownUser Photo Martin Balland, France.
formysister1.JPGJPG formysister1.JPG manage 160 K 26 Feb 2020 - 14:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
Topic revision: r17 - 23 Oct 2023, Af83
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