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■(TB) 'Navy Blues'

1994, Dunn

'Navy Blues' (Robert Dunn, R. 1993). Seedling# B-87-1003Z. TB, 37" (93 cm), Early bloom. Ruffled very dark navy blue violet; beards dark violet. 'Allstar' X 'Busy Being Blue'. MAD Iris 1994. Honorable Mention 1996; Award of Merit 1998.

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From AIS Bulletin #293 April 1994 Introducing NAVY BLUES (B. Dunn) Outstanding deep navy blue-black self. Ruffled, pleated and flaring with heavy substance. What more can I say? Dark velvety texture, matching beards. Great branching. It blooms here in the cool. Early to midseason 37". Allstar X Busy Being Blue. $35.00. M.A.D. Iris Garden.
 


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

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-- BrockHeilman - 2011-01-07
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IMG_20220502_1008352.jpgjpg IMG_20220502_1008352.jpg manage 1 MB 08 Mar 2023 - 17:42 IrisAmoena  
Navy-BluesN.jpgjpg Navy-BluesN.jpg manage 25 K 23 Oct 2011 - 14:52 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
NavyBlues01.jpgjpg NavyBlues01.jpg manage 46 K 26 Sep 2014 - 00:18 UnknownUser Photo by C&T Iris Patch
NavyBlues10.JPGJPG NavyBlues10.JPG manage 69 K 12 Sep 2013 - 02:05 UnknownUser Photo by Bonnie's Irises
NavyBlues6.jpgjpg NavyBlues6.jpg manage 68 K 17 Jul 2013 - 21:13 UnknownUser Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
NavyBlues9.jpgjpg NavyBlues9.jpg manage 290 K 01 May 2021 - 21:19 UnknownUser Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
NavyBluesPJO.JPGJPG NavyBluesPJO.JPG manage 21 K 11 Aug 2012 - 22:17 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Patrick Orr
NavyBluesSI.JPGJPG NavyBluesSI.JPG manage 270 K 10 Apr 2019 - 21:25 UnknownUser Photo by Sandy Ives.
Navy_Blues-X2.jpgjpg Navy_Blues-X2.jpg manage 128 K 21 Feb 2016 - 08:55 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
TBNavyBlues.jpgjpg TBNavyBlues.jpg manage 94 K 29 Mar 2017 - 12:43 Main.ARBoyes  
navyblues02.jpgjpg navyblues02.jpg manage 63 K 02 May 2014 - 01:20 UnknownUser Photo by Matilija Nursery
navyblues03.JPGJPG navyblues03.JPG manage 97 K 03 Jul 2014 - 16:45 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
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navyblues05.jpgjpg navyblues05.jpg manage 167 K 19 Mar 2017 - 18:21 UnknownUser Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
navyblues11.jpgjpg navyblues11.jpg manage 35 K 15 Sep 2013 - 01:12 UnknownUser Photo by Kary Iris Gardens
navyblues12.jpgjpg navyblues12.jpg manage 65 K 19 Sep 2013 - 17:28 UnknownUser Photo by Matilija Nursery
navyblues13.jpgjpg navyblues13.jpg manage 71 K 20 Sep 2013 - 03:05 UnknownUser Photo by Matilija Nursery
navyblues14.jpgjpg navyblues14.jpg manage 62 K 12 Nov 2013 - 22:10 UnknownUser Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
navyblues15.jpgjpg navyblues15.jpg manage 72 K 01 Apr 2014 - 16:47 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
navyblues16.jpgjpg navyblues16.jpg manage 71 K 01 Apr 2014 - 19:50 UnknownUser Photo by Matilija Nursery
navyblues4.jpgjpg navyblues4.jpg manage 402 K 30 Nov 2019 - 21:52 UnknownUser Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
navyblues40.JPGJPG navyblues40.JPG manage 171 K 02 Feb 2024 - 02:36 UnknownUser Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
navyblues5.jpgjpg navyblues5.jpg manage 36 K 06 Apr 2013 - 01:57 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
navyblues7.jpgjpg navyblues7.jpg manage 56 K 25 Jul 2013 - 20:56 UnknownUser Photo by KINSpirit Iris & Daylily Farm
navyblues8.jpgjpg navyblues8.jpg manage 59 K 24 Aug 2013 - 19:39 UnknownUser Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
navyblues9.jpgjpg navyblues9.jpg manage 64 K 10 Sep 2013 - 15:48 UnknownUser Photo by Matilija Nursery
navybluesAA.jpgjpg navybluesAA.jpg manage 41 K 18 Feb 2011 - 16:08 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
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