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■(TB) 'Silk Degrees'

1996/97, Blyth

'Silk Degrees' (Barry Blyth, R. 1996). Seedling# A110-3. TB, 36" (91 cm), Very early bloom. Standards icy lavender; falls lavender, pink and tan blend giving shot silk effect, white spray pattern around beard, 1/4" faint blended icy lavender edge; beards burnt tangerine lilac; slight fragrance. Seedling# Y6-11, 'Imprimis' sibling X 'Electrique'. Tempo Two 1996/97.

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Silk Degress 2011 482 gd.jpgsilkdegrees01.jpgsilkdegrees02.jpgsilkdegrees2.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
Silk_Degress_2011_482_gd.jpgjpg Silk_Degress_2011_482_gd.jpg manage 71 K 20 Aug 2012 - 04:07 IrisP Photo by Günter Diedrich
silkdegrees01.jpgjpg silkdegrees01.jpg manage 91 K 19 Nov 2015 - 03:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
silkdegrees02.jpgjpg silkdegrees02.jpg manage 95 K 19 Nov 2015 - 03:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
silkdegrees2.JPGJPG silkdegrees2.JPG manage 22 K 30 Sep 2013 - 15:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rainbow Daylilies & Irises-Australia
Topic revision: r16 - 10 Nov 2022, Harloiris
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