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■(TB) 'Silent Screen Star'

2006, Ghio

'Silent Screen Star' (Joseph Ghio, R. 2005). Seedling# 01-54B4. TB, 35" (89 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards creamy golden-apricot; falls pale blue washed golden apricot, hairline cream edge; beards light tangerine. Seedling# 99-40P3: (seedling# 97-46N: ('Impulsive' x 'Ocelot') x seedling #97-36H3, 'Revere' sibling) X 'Exposé'. Bay View 2006. Honorable Mention 2010.

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From Bay View Gardens catalog, 2006: SILENT SCREEN STAR, 35 inches, ML. $45.00. We have always wanted a modern version of the classic, Star Shine. This beauty does it: Standards are golden apricot and the falls pale blue washed golden apricot with a hairline cream edge. A yummy pastel on show stems and multi-budded sockets. Light tangerine beards compliment this serene scene. No. 01-5484: 99-40P3: (97-46N: (Impulsive x Ocelot) x 97-36H3, Revere sib) X Expose.


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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SilentScreenStar06.JPGJPG SilentScreenStar06.JPG manage 149 K 12 Feb 2018 - 03:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
SilentScreenStar3.jpgjpg SilentScreenStar3.jpg manage 74 K 18 Jul 2013 - 01:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
SilentScreenStar9.jpgjpg SilentScreenStar9.jpg manage 210 K 28 Sep 2021 - 03:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-Australia
silentscreenstar.jpgjpg silentscreenstar.jpg manage 19 K 14 Mar 2013 - 20:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Iris Garden
silentscreenstar02.jpgjpg silentscreenstar02.jpg manage 129 K 20 Mar 2017 - 15:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
silentscreenstar03.JPGJPG silentscreenstar03.JPG manage 11 K 31 Mar 2015 - 03:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Ghio-Bay View Gardens
silentscreenstar07.JPGJPG silentscreenstar07.JPG manage 186 K 25 Dec 2020 - 20:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
silentscreenstar08.JPGJPG silentscreenstar08.JPG manage 262 K 25 Dec 2020 - 20:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
silentscreenstar09.jpgjpg silentscreenstar09.jpg manage 413 K 10 Jan 2020 - 13:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
silentscreenstar3.jpgjpg silentscreenstar3.jpg manage 613 K 05 Jan 2016 - 16:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
silentscreenstar4.JPGJPG silentscreenstar4.JPG manage 65 K 23 Jul 2013 - 02:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
silentscreenstar5.jpgjpg silentscreenstar5.jpg manage 253 K 02 Dec 2019 - 20:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
silentscreenstar6.jpgjpg silentscreenstar6.jpg manage 277 K 02 Dec 2019 - 20:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
Topic revision: r30 - 25 Nov 2022, TLaurin
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