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■(TB) 'Navajo Blanket'

1978, Schreiner

'Navajo Blanket' (Schreiner, R. 1978). Seedling# H 387-A. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early to early midseason bloom. Standards cream-white, lightly tinted lavender; falls plum purple with wine cast; inconspicuous cream beard; lightly ruffled. Seedling# T 95-1: ((seedling# M 1055-B x 'Whole Cloth') x ('After Dark' x seedling# N 364-1)) X seedling# D 510-Q: (seedling# A 711-B x 'Margarita'). Schreiner 1978.

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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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Navajo-Blanket1.jpgjpg Navajo-Blanket1.jpg manage 26 K 19 Sep 2016 - 20:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
NavajoBlanket01.JPGJPG NavajoBlanket01.JPG manage 55 K 27 Nov 2014 - 04:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
NavajoBlanket010.JPGJPG NavajoBlanket010.JPG manage 74 K 25 Aug 2021 - 14:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
NavajoBlanket02.jpgjpg NavajoBlanket02.jpg manage 88 K 28 Feb 2017 - 19:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
NavajoBlanket12BHI.jpgjpg NavajoBlanket12BHI.jpg manage 100 K 27 Apr 2012 - 17:10 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
NavajoBlanket8.jpgjpg NavajoBlanket8.jpg manage 60 K 06 Sep 2013 - 16:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Echo Iris Garden
NavajoBlanket9.jpgjpg NavajoBlanket9.jpg manage 42 K 03 Feb 2014 - 19:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Yarrabee Garden & Iris-Australia
Navajo_Blanket-X2.jpgjpg Navajo_Blanket-X2.jpg manage 161 K 20 Feb 2016 - 23:37 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
Navajo_Blanket.jpgjpg Navajo_Blanket.jpg manage 41 K 06 Jan 2010 - 04:19 MichaelGreenfield Photo by Mike Greenfield
Navajo_Blanket_Schreiner_1978.jpejpe Navajo_Blanket_Schreiner_1978.jpe manage 74 K 07 Mar 2010 - 02:53 Main.htb by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
navajo01.jpgjpg navajo01.jpg manage 89 K 25 Jun 2015 - 02:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
navajo_blanket.JPGJPG navajo_blanket.JPG manage 57 K 23 Apr 2013 - 12:10 Main.Iriswarehouse Photo: Iriswarehouse
navajo_blanketTIF.jpgjpg navajo_blanketTIF.jpg manage 24 K 05 Dec 2011 - 19:32 Main.Betsy881 Photo by The Iris Fan
navajoblanket01.jpgjpg navajoblanket01.jpg manage 67 K 22 Dec 2014 - 03:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
navajoblanket08.JPGJPG navajoblanket08.JPG manage 186 K 02 Mar 2020 - 04:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
navajoblanket09.JPGJPG navajoblanket09.JPG manage 193 K 02 Mar 2020 - 04:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
navajoblanket1.jpgjpg navajoblanket1.jpg manage 40 K 03 Dec 2018 - 16:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
navajoblanket9.JPGJPG navajoblanket9.JPG manage 347 K 02 Nov 2020 - 15:20 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1989 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r31 - 23 Nov 2021, Harloiris
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