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■(TB) 'Sapphire Hills'

1971, Schreiner

'Sapphire Hills' (Schreiner, R. 1971). Seedling# A 147-3. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Pure blue self; light lemon to white beard. seedling# S 640-D: ('Galilee' x 'Salem') X 'Parisian Blue'. Schreiner 1971. Honorable Mention 1972, Judges' Choice 1973; Award of Merit 1974.

See below:

Sapphire Hills Intro ListingPhoto by Glanavon Iris Patch-New ZealandPhoto by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Gardenby Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest FranceColleen Modra PhotoPhoto by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by La Ferme Des Iris-FrancePhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Exline Iris GardenPhoto scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto by Elladan McLeesterPhoto by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-HungaryPhoto by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-HungaryPhoto by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-CanadaPhoto by Rene Martin-FrancePhoto by HIPS ArchivesPhoto by Portes Des Iris-SwitzerlandPhoto by Echo Iris GardenPhoto by Sunshine Iris Nursery-AustraliaPhoto by Alain Chapelle-Jardin dPhoto by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia.Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United KingdomPhoto by Sunshine Iris Nursery-AustraliaPhoto by HIPS ArchivesPhoto by HIPS ArchivesPhoto by Iris of Sissinghurst-United KingdomPhoto by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-SwitzerlandPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by SchreinerTaken at the AIS 2009 Convention in Kansas CityPhoto by Argyle AcresPhoto by Exline Iris GardenPhoto by Irisgal
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References:

Awaiting original catalog description
Historic Iris Preservation Society link.
 

Culture

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.
FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Here

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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-01-01
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
1971 Introductory Listing.pngpng 1971 Introductory Listing.png manage 247 K 20 Jun 2024 - 19:12 EdenSprings Sapphire Hills Intro Listing
SAPPHIREHILLS01.jpgjpg SAPPHIREHILLS01.jpg manage 171 K 12 Nov 2015 - 14:28 TerryLaurin Photo by La Ferme Des Iris-France
SaphireHills04.JPGJPG SaphireHills04.JPG manage 63 K 02 Jun 2015 - 02:19 TerryLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
SapphireHill.jpgjpg SapphireHill.jpg manage 17 K 10 Nov 2010 - 18:42 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
SapphireHills01.JPGJPG SapphireHills01.JPG manage 53 K 05 Dec 2014 - 16:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SapphireHills010.JPGJPG SapphireHills010.JPG manage 68 K 30 Aug 2021 - 15:11 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SapphireHills02.jpgjpg SapphireHills02.jpg manage 67 K 10 Apr 2014 - 17:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
SapphireHills03.jpgjpg SapphireHills03.jpg manage 69 K 29 Mar 2015 - 14:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
SapphireHills11.jpgjpg SapphireHills11.jpg manage 64 K 07 Sep 2013 - 02:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Echo Iris Garden
SapphireHills12.jpgjpg SapphireHills12.jpg manage 56 K 19 Oct 2013 - 19:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
SapphireHills13.jpgjpg SapphireHills13.jpg manage 111 K 11 Oct 2018 - 18:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia.
SapphireHills14.jpgjpg SapphireHills14.jpg manage 170 K 02 May 2021 - 15:05 TerryLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
SapphireHillsAA.jpgjpg SapphireHillsAA.jpg manage 12 K 19 Feb 2011 - 18:48 BetsyHiggins Photo by Argyle Acres
SapphireHillsEI.jpgjpg SapphireHillsEI.jpg manage 34 K 19 Dec 2012 - 16:09 BetsyHiggins Photo by Exline Iris Garden
SapphireHillsIG.jpgjpg SapphireHillsIG.jpg manage 24 K 30 Nov 2011 - 01:01 BetsyHiggins Photo by Irisgal
SapphireHills_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg SapphireHills_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 68 K 26 Oct 2010 - 07:02 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2009 Convention in Kansas City
Sapphire_Hills__Schreiner_1971.JPGJPG Sapphire_Hills__Schreiner_1971.JPG manage 67 K 01 Jan 2010 - 10:00 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
sapphire01.jpgjpg sapphire01.jpg manage 72 K 04 May 2015 - 19:57 TerryLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
sapphire02.jpgjpg sapphire02.jpg manage 79 K 18 Feb 2021 - 14:09 TerryLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
sapphire021.jpgjpg sapphire021.jpg manage 82 K 18 Feb 2021 - 14:09 TerryLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
sapphirehills01.JPGJPG sapphirehills01.JPG manage 51 K 02 Dec 2014 - 13:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
sapphirehills02.jpgjpg sapphirehills02.jpg manage 85 K 27 Jun 2015 - 21:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
sapphirehills03.JPGJPG sapphirehills03.JPG manage 98 K 07 Jul 2014 - 14:37 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
sapphirehills04.jpgjpg sapphirehills04.jpg manage 37 K 06 Dec 2018 - 22:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
sapphirehills05.jpgjpg sapphirehills05.jpg manage 71 K 14 Jul 2021 - 22:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
sapphirehills06.JPGJPG sapphirehills06.JPG manage 190 K 29 Jun 2023 - 19:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada
sapphirehills09.JPGJPG sapphirehills09.JPG manage 225 K 25 Mar 2020 - 14:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
sapphirehills1.jpgjpg sapphirehills1.jpg manage 111 K 21 Apr 2016 - 20:54 TerryLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
sapphirehills11.jpegjpeg sapphirehills11.jpeg manage 16 K 23 Sep 2013 - 01:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Portes Des Iris-Switzerland
sapphirehills13.jpgjpg sapphirehills13.jpg manage 67 K 15 Nov 2013 - 22:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
sapphirehills14.jpgjpg sapphirehills14.jpg manage 64 K 24 Jan 2014 - 15:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom
sapphirehills2.jpgjpg sapphirehills2.jpg manage 130 K 21 Apr 2016 - 20:56 TerryLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
sapphirehills3.jpgjpg sapphirehills3.jpg manage 113 K 21 Apr 2016 - 20:58 TerryLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
sapphirehills333.jpgjpg sapphirehills333.jpg manage 58 K 08 Feb 2021 - 13:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom
sapphirehills4.jpgjpg sapphirehills4.jpg manage 650 K 16 Aug 2017 - 20:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-Switzerland
sapphirehills5.jpgjpg sapphirehills5.jpg manage 174 K 01 Dec 2017 - 22:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
sapphirehills6.jpgjpg sapphirehills6.jpg manage 203 K 10 Jan 2018 - 14:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
sapphirehills7.jpgjpg sapphirehills7.jpg manage 189 K 09 Feb 2020 - 16:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
sapphirehills8.JPGJPG sapphirehills8.JPG manage 246 K 24 Dec 2020 - 02:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
sapphirehills81.JPGJPG sapphirehills81.JPG manage 249 K 24 Dec 2020 - 02:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
sapphirehills82.JPGJPG sapphirehills82.JPG manage 286 K 04 Mar 2023 - 20:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
sapphirehills9.jpgjpg sapphirehills9.jpg manage 10 K 14 Jul 2013 - 17:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r57 - 20 Jun 2024, EdenSprings
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