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■(TB) 'Hilow'

1982, Dunn

'Hilow' (Mary Dunn, R. 1982). Seedling# M74-491C. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards dark red brown; falls same with electric blue violet blaze; old gold beard. 'Chamber Music' X 'Tucson'. MAD Garden 1982. Honorable Mention 1984; Favorite Guest 1984.

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From AIS Bulletin #245 April 1982 Introducing HILOW (Mary Dunn '82) Glittering in the sunlight like rare jewels, this iris with an aura of mystery will entice you to take a closer look. Sparkling jewels of wine are the falls with an electric blue blaze and gold beards. A treasure for your garden. Well-branched, 36" stalks. Substance with plenty of ruffling. (Chamber Music X Tucson). $25.00. M.A.D. Iris Garden.


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.

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
HilowBHI.jpgjpg HilowBHI.jpg manage 294 K 18 Nov 2011 - 20:37 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
HilowBHI1.JPGJPG HilowBHI1.JPG manage 81 K 19 Aug 2021 - 01:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
HilowBJ.jpgjpg HilowBJ.jpg manage 80 K 21 Feb 2012 - 21:44 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
HilowIF.jpgjpg HilowIF.jpg manage 45 K 28 Nov 2011 - 18:28 Main.Betsy881 Photo from The Iris Farm
IMG_3093-X2_hilow.jpgjpg IMG_3093-X2_hilow.jpg manage 249 K 21 Feb 2016 - 03:30 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
hilow01.jpgjpg hilow01.jpg manage 26 K 15 Nov 2014 - 15:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
hilow4.jpgjpg hilow4.jpg manage 30 K 03 Apr 2013 - 02:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
hilow5.jpgjpg hilow5.jpg manage 73 K 24 Aug 2013 - 02:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
hilow51.jpgjpg hilow51.jpg manage 81 K 22 Mar 2021 - 21:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
hilow6.jpgjpg hilow6.jpg manage 62 K 18 Oct 2013 - 22:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
hilow7.jpgjpg hilow7.jpg manage 173 K 30 Apr 2021 - 02:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
hilow9.JPGJPG hilow9.JPG manage 228 K 28 Jun 2023 - 20:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada
hilow90.JPGJPG hilow90.JPG manage 212 K 28 Jun 2023 - 20:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada
Topic revision: r21 - 01 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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