You are here: Iris Wiki>TbKthruO Web>TbMetroBlue (02 May 2022, Harloiris)Edit Attach

■(TB) 'Metro Blue'

2015, Lockatell

'Metro Blue' (Michael Lockatell, R. 2013). Seedling# 20517MB. TB, 33" (84 cm), Early to midseason bloom and re-bloom. Moorish-blue self; beards tangerine in throat, yellow in middle, white end; slight fragrance. 'Gate of Heaven' x 'Daughter of Stars'. Roots and Blooms, 2015. Honorable Mention 2017.

See below:

* * References
Metro Blue fall 2013 DSCF5433.jpgmetroblue1.JPGmetroblue2.JPGmetroblue3.JPGmetroblue4.JPGmetroblue5.jpgmetroblue6.jpgmetroblue7.jpgmetroblue9.JPGmetroblue90.JPGmetrobluedash40.JPGmetrobluedash400.JPGmetrobluedash41.JPGmetrobluedash42.JPGmetrobluedash43.JPG
----

References:

Awaiting original catalog description
 
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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

Please do not enter images that are not your own without owners' permission, this is against Wiki policy

"Although the Encyclopedia is free to all, it is supported by Emembership in AIS, If you would like to help sustain this reference, for $15 you can become an Emember, click here."

Interested in Tall Bearded Iris? Please visit the: Tall Bearded Iris Society website.

To Report errors do not use comment box but contact the Iris Encyclopedia Photo Manager or Iris Encyclopedia Manager Comment box is reserved for added information about the topic.

Your Observations Are Valued. Please make note of bud count, branching, purple based foliage and bloom time, etc. Because these are affected by climate, note date, year and geographic location and write these and other comments in the comment box below.

 

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Metro_Blue_fall_2013_DSCF5433.jpgjpg Metro_Blue_fall_2013_DSCF5433.jpg manage 1 MB 10 Nov 2014 - 05:39 Main.rshadlow taken fall 2013
metroblue1.JPGJPG metroblue1.JPG manage 281 K 02 Jul 2016 - 01:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt-taken at 2016 AIS Convention
metroblue2.JPGJPG metroblue2.JPG manage 344 K 02 Jul 2016 - 01:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt-taken at 2016 AIS Convention
metroblue3.JPGJPG metroblue3.JPG manage 291 K 02 Jul 2016 - 01:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt-taken at 2016 AIS Convention
metroblue4.JPGJPG metroblue4.JPG manage 139 K 08 Oct 2021 - 02:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash at Wilson's Inspire Us Garden-New Mexico on Oct.7/2021
metroblue5.jpgjpg metroblue5.jpg manage 139 K 06 Oct 2020 - 21:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash at Wilson's Inspire Us Garden-New Mexico on Oct.6/2020
metroblue6.jpgjpg metroblue6.jpg manage 142 K 20 Oct 2020 - 21:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash at Wilson's Inspire Us Garden-New Mexico on Oct.20/2020
metroblue7.jpgjpg metroblue7.jpg manage 168 K 25 Oct 2020 - 11:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris-Oct. 24-2020
metroblue9.JPGJPG metroblue9.JPG manage 209 K 02 May 2022 - 02:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton at the 2022 National Convention-Las Cruces-New Mexico
metroblue90.JPGJPG metroblue90.JPG manage 177 K 02 May 2022 - 02:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton at the 2022 National Convention-Las Cruces-New Mexico
metrobluedash40.JPGJPG metrobluedash40.JPG manage 241 K 02 Dec 2021 - 20:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
metrobluedash400.JPGJPG metrobluedash400.JPG manage 275 K 24 Dec 2021 - 13:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
metrobluedash41.JPGJPG metrobluedash41.JPG manage 252 K 02 Dec 2021 - 20:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash at Wilson's Inspire Us Garden-New Mexico on Nov. 30 /2021
metrobluedash42.JPGJPG metrobluedash42.JPG manage 304 K 04 Dec 2021 - 21:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash at Wilson's Inspire Us Garden-New Mexico on Dec.3 /2021
metrobluedash43.JPGJPG metrobluedash43.JPG manage 225 K 09 Dec 2021 - 15:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash at Wilson's Inspire Us Garden-New Mexico on Dec.5 /2021
Topic revision: r20 - 02 May 2022, Harloiris
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Iris Wiki? Send feedback