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■(TB) 'Sheer Bliss'

1987, Tompkins

'Sheer Bliss' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1987). Seedling# 83-95. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason to very late bloom. Fluted cornflower blue; pale blue white beard. ((('Columbia' x 'Blue Rhythm') x ('Chicory Blue' x 'Deep Space')) x (('Chivalry' x 'Mountain Music') x 'Flag Ship' x ' Babbling Brook'))) X (((('Radiant Bride' x 'Babbling Brook') x ('Cahokia' x 'Chalk Talk')) x (('Silver Song' x 'Brook Song') x ('Sterling Silver' x 'Silver Song'))) x 'Crown Sterling'). Fleur de Lis 1987.

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Sheer Bliss KWW.jpgsheerbliss9.JPGSheerBlissBJIa.JPG


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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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SheerBlissBJIa.JPGJPG SheerBlissBJIa.JPG manage 71 K 09 Jan 2017 - 01:39 Main.Harloiris Photo by Blue J Iris
Sheer_Bliss_KWW.jpgjpg Sheer_Bliss_KWW.jpg manage 59 K 15 Jan 2017 - 18:22 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; my garden, Concord, CA
sheerbliss9.JPGJPG sheerbliss9.JPG manage 359 K 25 Jan 2021 - 03:40 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1994 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r10 - 25 Jan 2021, Harloiris
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