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■(TB) 'Silent Patriot'

1976, Roberts

'Silent Patriot' (Sanford L. Roberts, R. 1976). Seedling# R70-178-1. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early to late bloom and re-bloom. Clean, full blue self; white beard tipped orange-yellow. 'Patricia Craig' X seedling# R68-170-1: ('Patricia Craig' x 'Music Maker'). Cordon Bleu 1976. Honorable Mention 1978.

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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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SilentPatriot01.jpgjpg SilentPatriot01.jpg manage 76 K 08 Apr 2015 - 03:04 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
SilentPatriot1.JPGJPG SilentPatriot1.JPG manage 71 K 30 Aug 2021 - 19:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SilentPatriot12BHI.JPGJPG SilentPatriot12BHI.JPG manage 77 K 03 May 2012 - 22:54 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SilentPatriotEI.jpgjpg SilentPatriotEI.jpg manage 37 K 19 Dec 2012 - 18:14 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
silent01.jpgjpg silent01.jpg manage 64 K 28 Jun 2015 - 02:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Topic revision: r15 - 11 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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