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■(TB) 'Friendly Seas'

2001, Aitken

'Friendly Seas' (J. Terry Aitken, R. 2001). Seedling# 91M89. TB, 36" (91 cm). Late midseason bloom. Blue violet self; beards blue violet, yellow at end. Seedling# 87T115: (seedling# 82T60: ('Stellar Lights' x sibling) x 'Maui Surf') X Lankow seedling# 8J81: ('Maui Surf' x seedling# 8C127: ('Tanya Elizabeth' x 'Sounder')). Aitken 2001. Honorable Mention 2005.

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Friendly Seas KWW.JPGFriendlySeas01.JPGfriendlyseas01.jpgFriendlySeas02.jpgFriendlySeas9.jpgFriendlySeas by JanLauritzen.jpgFriendlySeas by JanLauritzen 2.jpgFriendlySeas DSC 4373.JPGFriendlySeasBJ.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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- JanLauritzen - 2010-11-03
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
FriendlySeas01.JPGJPG FriendlySeas01.JPG manage 31 K 02 Oct 2014 - 15:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
FriendlySeas02.jpgjpg FriendlySeas02.jpg manage 93 K 27 Feb 2017 - 23:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
FriendlySeas9.jpgjpg FriendlySeas9.jpg manage 38 K 24 Jan 2021 - 16:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
FriendlySeasBJ.JPGJPG FriendlySeasBJ.JPG manage 101 K 11 Feb 2012 - 15:47 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
FriendlySeas_DSC_4373.JPGJPG FriendlySeas_DSC_4373.JPG manage 206 K 01 Feb 2021 - 18:13 SharleneSutter in Oetlishausen, Switzerland - photo by Sharlene Sutter
FriendlySeas_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg FriendlySeas_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 67 K 03 Nov 2010 - 20:29 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
FriendlySeas_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg FriendlySeas_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 63 K 27 Jan 2012 - 07:43 Main.janlauritzen taken at the AIS Portland National in 2006
Friendly_Seas_KWW.JPGJPG Friendly_Seas_KWW.JPG manage 64 K 10 May 2015 - 20:42 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker
friendlyseas01.jpgjpg friendlyseas01.jpg manage 69 K 21 Sep 2015 - 02:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
Topic revision: r18 - 05 Sep 2022, Harloiris
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