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■(TB) 'Sea Swells'

1998, Ghio

'Sea Swells' (Joseph Ghio, R. 1997). Seedling 91-40B. TB, 38" (97 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards medium blue, midrib flushed white; falls medium blue, white area radiating from white beard. 'Water Ballet' X 'Quintessence'. Bay View 1998. Honorable Mention 2002.

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Sea-SwellsCT.jpgSea Swells 1997 TB.jpgseaswells01.JPGseaswells2.jpgseaswells3.jpgseaswells4.JPGseaswells41.JPG


Awaiting original catalog description.


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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Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Sea-SwellsCT.jpgjpg Sea-SwellsCT.jpg manage 55 K 03 Nov 2011 - 19:49 Main.Betsy881 Photo by C & T Iris Patch
Sea_Swells_1997_TB.jpgjpg Sea_Swells_1997_TB.jpg manage 75 K 07 Dec 2011 - 01:55 Photo IRIS EN PROVENCE - France
seaswells01.JPGJPG seaswells01.JPG manage 75 K 19 May 2020 - 02:01 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2012 Rainbow Ridge Nursery catalogue by Terry Laurin
seaswells2.jpgjpg seaswells2.jpg manage 159 K 01 Dec 2017 - 23:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
seaswells3.jpgjpg seaswells3.jpg manage 64 K 14 Jul 2013 - 17:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
seaswells4.JPGJPG seaswells4.JPG manage 307 K 25 Dec 2020 - 03:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
seaswells41.JPGJPG seaswells41.JPG manage 238 K 25 Dec 2020 - 03:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
Topic revision: r14 - 26 Dec 2020, Harloiris
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