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■(TB) 'High Waters'

1989/90, Blyth

'High Waters' (Barry Blyth, R. 1989). Seedling V71-2. TB, 38" (96 cm). Early to early midseason bloom. Light blue violet; pale blue beard. 'Perfect Couple' X 'Pledge Allegiance'. Tempo Two 1989/90.

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From Tempo Two catalog, 1989: HIGH WATERS (Blyth 89) E·EM 38" Sdlg V71-2. A complete self of blue to blue violet. The pedigree indicates the quality that can be expected as there are many blues available, but this is a fine advancement and well worth growing. It has magnificent branching, it is wide, flared and ruffled and ideally suited for that early show with up to 6 flowering points. It also makes a super garden plant. To top it off, it has a lovely perfume. (Perfect Couple X Pledge Allegiance). $25.00.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
HighWater301004.jpgjpg HighWater301004.jpg manage 23 K 13 Nov 2010 - 20:14 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
HighWaters02.jpgjpg HighWaters02.jpg manage 63 K 26 Jan 2021 - 13:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
HighWaters03.jpgjpg HighWaters03.jpg manage 11 K 03 Sep 2015 - 18:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
HighWatersSC.jpgjpg HighWatersSC.jpg manage 50 K 25 Oct 2011 - 19:44 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Stoney Creek Iris
High_Waters9.jpgjpg High_Waters9.jpg manage 189 K 30 Apr 2021 - 02:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
highwaters01.jpgjpg highwaters01.jpg manage 166 K 27 Nov 2017 - 20:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
highwaters02.jpgjpg highwaters02.jpg manage 199 K 21 Dec 2017 - 19:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
higwath1.JPGJPG higwath1.JPG manage 32 K 10 Jul 2011 - 06:20 Main.tasmania7  
Topic revision: r19 - 30 Jun 2022, TLaurin
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