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■(TB) 'San Juan Silver'

1998, Miller

'San Juan Silver' (David Miller, R. 1996). Seedling# 85-9B. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Silvery white self; beards silvery blue white; slight musky fragrance. 'Song Of Norway' X 'Wedding Vow'. Long 1998. President's Cup 1998, Favorite Guest Iris 1998; Honorable Mention 2000; Award of Merit 2002.

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From AIS Bulletin #309 April 1998 Introducing SAN JUAN SILVER - (David Miller) TB 32" M. The San Juan Mountains of Colorado produced a lot of silver. This one is a lot of silver, including the light blue silver beards. Nicely branched with 7-9 buds. This one's Free if you attend the '98 AIS Convention and place a $25.00 minimum order with Long's. Seedling #85-9B: Song of Norway X Wedding Vow. $25.00. Long's 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.


-- BetsyHiggins - 2011-03-07
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San-Juan-SilverCT.jpgjpg San-Juan-SilverCT.jpg manage 43 K 02 Nov 2011 - 23:05 Main.Betsy881 Photo by C & T Iris Patch
TbSanJuanbSilver13SC.jpgjpg TbSanJuanbSilver13SC.jpg manage 83 K 09 Mar 2014 - 15:15 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Stoney Creek Iris Garden
sanjuansilver2.jpgjpg sanjuansilver2.jpg manage 469 K 17 Aug 2017 - 02:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-Switzerland
sanjuansilver3.jpgjpg sanjuansilver3.jpg manage 21 K 26 Mar 2013 - 16:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Front Range Iris
sanjuansilver4.jpgjpg sanjuansilver4.jpg manage 19 K 26 Mar 2013 - 19:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Front Range Iris
sanjuansilver9.JPGJPG sanjuansilver9.JPG manage 200 K 08 Dec 2021 - 23:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-2014 Hudson Valley Iris & Daylily Society Spring Weekend
sanjuansilverAA.jpgjpg sanjuansilverAA.jpg manage 16 K 07 Mar 2011 - 17:25 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
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