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■(TB) 'September Sailor'

1960, Brown

'September Sailor' (G. Percy Brown, R. 1959). TB, 30" (76 cm), Re-blooms. Color Class-B3, Standards medium blue; falls darker, veined dark blue; blue beard. ('October Shadows' x 'Mount Timp') x 'Menominee'. Brown 1960.

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From Brown’s Everblooming Iris Garden catalog, 1962: September Sailor-$8.00 - (October Shadows X Mount Timp) X Menomenee. S.-medium Blue-closed F., wide flare with deeper Blue band across the falls, with light Blue at base and tip of falls. Stalk 30 inches- 3 branches- 11 buds. Sweet fragrance. Every rhyzome rebloomed in September.


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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2011-03-07
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SeptemberSailor01.jpgjpg SeptemberSailor01.jpg manage 54 K 30 Mar 2015 - 12:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
SeptemberSailor02.jpgjpg SeptemberSailor02.jpg manage 52 K 30 Mar 2015 - 12:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
SeptemberSailor03.jpgjpg SeptemberSailor03.jpg manage 67 K 30 Mar 2015 - 12:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
SeptemberSailorAA.jpgjpg SeptemberSailorAA.jpg manage 31 K 07 Mar 2011 - 17:45 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
septembersailor5.JPGJPG septembersailor5.JPG manage 216 K 20 Oct 2023 - 14:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens-reblooming September 2023
septembersailor50.JPGJPG septembersailor50.JPG manage 344 K 20 Oct 2023 - 14:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens-reblooming September 2023
septembersailor9.JPGJPG septembersailor9.JPG manage 93 K 30 Aug 2021 - 18:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r11 - 21 Oct 2023, Harloiris
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