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■(TB) 'Iceland'

1991, Byers

'Iceland' (Monty Byers, R. 1990). Seedling# E76-100. TB, height 35" (89 cm), Early midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards snow white; falls very pale glacial blue; beards blue white, tipped yellow; lightly ruffled. 'Latest Style' X seedling# C-22-6: 'Hallowed Thought' x 'Glistening Icicle'). Moonshine 1991.

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From AIS Bulletin #281 April 1991 Introducing ICELAND-TB. LATEST STYLE X (HALLOWED THOUGHT x GLISTENING ICICLE). Snow white S. top ultra pale glacial blue F-from blue buds. Nice, semi-flaring, icy flowers. Multitudes of stalks in bloom, starting in September or early October here. Extremely vigorous! $35.00. 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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Iceland01.jpgjpg Iceland01.jpg manage 81 K 06 Apr 2015 - 22:26 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
Iceland03.jpgjpg Iceland03.jpg manage 55 K 27 Mar 2014 - 22:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Iceland04.JPGJPG Iceland04.JPG manage 126 K 25 Aug 2016 - 20:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
IcelandN.jpgjpg IcelandN.jpg manage 39 K 22 Oct 2011 - 19:54 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
iceland1-16.jpgjpg iceland1-16.jpg manage 119 K 05 Sep 2016 - 04:39 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
iceland2.jpgjpg iceland2.jpg manage 51 K 10 Nov 2013 - 18:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
iceland3.jpgjpg iceland3.jpg manage 150 K 27 Nov 2017 - 21:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
iceland4.JPGJPG iceland4.JPG manage 194 K 04 Dec 2020 - 03:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
iceland44.JPGJPG iceland44.JPG manage 179 K 04 Dec 2020 - 03:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
iceland5.jpgjpg iceland5.jpg manage 126 K 10 Jul 2019 - 21:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
iceland6.jpgjpg iceland6.jpg manage 108 K 11 Jul 2019 - 03:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
iceland60.JPGJPG iceland60.JPG manage 161 K 25 Oct 2023 - 01:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Oct.. 2023
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