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■(TB) 'Royal Crusader'

1985, Schreiner

'Royal Crusader' (Schreiners, R. 1985). Seedling# R 142-A. TB, 35" (89 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards clear light blue; falls rich deep blue; near white beard tinted light blue. Seedling# I 295-1: (('Blue Chiffon' sibling x 'Music Maker') x 'Study In Black') X 'Pledge Allegiance'. Schreiner 1985. Honorable Mention 1988.

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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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BHP_1261-X2_royal_crusader.jpgjpg BHP_1261-X2_royal_crusader.jpg manage 127 K 21 Feb 2016 - 08:02 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
RoyalCrusader.JPGJPG RoyalCrusader.JPG manage 69 K 05 Mar 2010 - 15:50 KentPfeiffer photo by Kent Pfeiffer
RoyalCrusader01.jpgjpg RoyalCrusader01.jpg manage 41 K 26 Sep 2014 - 19:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
RoyalCrusader02.JPGJPG RoyalCrusader02.JPG manage 64 K 10 Apr 2014 - 14:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
RoyalCrusader03.JPGJPG RoyalCrusader03.JPG manage 125 K 10 Apr 2014 - 14:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
RoyalCrusader041.jpgjpg RoyalCrusader041.jpg manage 48 K 24 Jan 2021 - 15:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
RoyalCrusader05.jpgjpg RoyalCrusader05.jpg manage 111 K 18 Sep 2017 - 21:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
RoyalCrusader06.JPGJPG RoyalCrusader06.JPG manage 117 K 10 Jan 2015 - 20:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
RoyalCrusader8.jpgjpg RoyalCrusader8.jpg manage 38 K 03 Feb 2014 - 22:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Yarrabee Garden & Iris-Australia
Royal_Crusader_Schreiner_85.JPGJPG Royal_Crusader_Schreiner_85.JPG manage 62 K 09 Jan 2010 - 17:08 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
royalcrusader01.jpgjpg royalcrusader01.jpg manage 108 K 31 Oct 2015 - 14:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
royalcrusader02.jpgjpg royalcrusader02.jpg manage 536 K 09 Aug 2017 - 18:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-Switzerland
royalcrusader04.jpgjpg royalcrusader04.jpg manage 44 K 06 Dec 2018 - 03:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
royalcrusader08.JPGJPG royalcrusader08.JPG manage 222 K 25 Mar 2020 - 14:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
royalcrusader09.JPGJPG royalcrusader09.JPG manage 217 K 25 Mar 2020 - 14:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
royalcrusader2.JPGJPG royalcrusader2.JPG manage 261 K 19 Dec 2020 - 02:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
royalcrusader22.jpgjpg royalcrusader22.jpg manage 64 K 31 Jan 2011 - 18:16 Main.Betsy881 Photo by His Iris Garden
royalcrusader3.jpgjpg royalcrusader3.jpg manage 197 K 10 Jan 2018 - 03:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
royalcrusader4.jpgjpg royalcrusader4.jpg manage 207 K 01 Dec 2017 - 19:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
royalcrusader5.jpgjpg royalcrusader5.jpg manage 17 K 26 Aug 2013 - 02:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by te Sligte Gardens
royalcrusader6.jpegjpeg royalcrusader6.jpeg manage 18 K 23 Sep 2013 - 01:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Portes Des Iris-Switzerland
royalcrusader7.jpgjpg royalcrusader7.jpg manage 64 K 13 Nov 2013 - 19:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
royalcrusader9.JPGJPG royalcrusader9.JPG manage 311 K 27 Oct 2020 - 20:55 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1987 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
royalcrusader_fl.jpgjpg royalcrusader_fl.jpg manage 40 K 19 Apr 2011 - 19:05 IrisP  
Topic revision: r37 - 12 Jul 2022, TLaurin
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