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■(TB) 'Scene Stealer'

1998, Nichols

'Scene Stealer' (Hooker Nichols, R. 1990). Seedling# 8897C. TB, 36" (91 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards laced white, violet midrib and base; falls purple, edged white, large white zonal area; beards orange yellow and white; ruffled; pronounced fragrance. 'Diddler' X 'Song Of Spring'. Hillcrest 1998. Favorite Guest iris 1998. Honorable Mention 2001.

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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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-- MichaelGreenfield - 2010-01-08
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BHP_0520-X2_scene_stealer.jpgjpg BHP_0520-X2_scene_stealer.jpg manage 186 K 20 Feb 2016 - 06:46 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
SCENE_STEALER_fl.jpgjpg SCENE_STEALER_fl.jpg manage 44 K 22 Jun 2011 - 20:12 IrisP  
SceneStealer01.jpgjpg SceneStealer01.jpg manage 62 K 29 Mar 2015 - 19:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
SceneStealer02.jpgjpg SceneStealer02.jpg manage 60 K 29 Mar 2015 - 19:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
SceneStealer03.jpgjpg SceneStealer03.jpg manage 64 K 29 Mar 2015 - 19:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
SceneStealer1.JPGJPG SceneStealer1.JPG manage 68 K 21 Apr 2010 - 00:52 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at Schreiner's Gardens.
Scene_Stealer.jpgjpg Scene_Stealer.jpg manage 43 K 08 Jan 2010 - 18:12 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
scenestealer01.jpgjpg scenestealer01.jpg manage 61 K 18 Nov 2015 - 22:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
scenestealer02.jpgjpg scenestealer02.jpg manage 110 K 08 Aug 2017 - 21:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriswarehouse
scenestealer1.jpgjpg scenestealer1.jpg manage 57 K 25 Apr 2016 - 15:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom
scenestealer2.JPGJPG scenestealer2.JPG manage 64 K 03 Jun 2013 - 22:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tara Perennial Farm, Tara, ON Canada z5a
scenestealer7.jpgjpg scenestealer7.jpg manage 76 K 15 Nov 2013 - 21:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
scensstealer5.jpgjpg scensstealer5.jpg manage 22 K 21 Mar 2013 - 19:37 Main.TLaurin Chapman Iris
Topic revision: r24 - 30 Mar 2023, TLaurin
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