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■(TB) 'Silver Silk'

2017, Dash

'Silver Silk' (Howard Dash, R. 2016). Seedling# ADG 10-02-01. TB, 41" (104 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards pale blue; style arms and F. icy blue; beards yellow in throat, white in middle, ends pale blue; slight fragrance. 'San Juan Silver' X 'Chocolates and Silk'. Picacho Mountain 2017.

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image of pedigree Silver Silk.jpgsilversilk01.jpgsilversilk02.jpgsilversilk03.JPGsilversilk04.JPGsilversilk05.jpgsilversilk06.jpgsilversilk1.jpgsilversilk9.JPGsilversilktbdash.jpg
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Awaiting original catalog description
 

Culture

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.
FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Here


Pedigree

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Silver Silk  pedigree.pdfpdf Silver Silk pedigree.pdf manage 2 MB 07 Aug 2020 - 17:24 BobPries  
image of pedigree Silver Silk.jpgjpg image of pedigree Silver Silk.jpg manage 159 K 07 Aug 2020 - 17:23 BobPries  
silversilk01.jpgjpg silversilk01.jpg manage 153 K 05 Apr 2017 - 11:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
silversilk02.jpgjpg silversilk02.jpg manage 232 K 11 Apr 2017 - 20:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
silversilk03.JPGJPG silversilk03.JPG manage 606 K 26 Apr 2018 - 22:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
silversilk04.JPGJPG silversilk04.JPG manage 669 K 26 Apr 2018 - 22:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
silversilk05.jpgjpg silversilk05.jpg manage 149 K 30 May 2018 - 02:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
silversilk06.jpgjpg silversilk06.jpg manage 211 K 18 Apr 2020 - 03:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris.
silversilk1.jpgjpg silversilk1.jpg manage 142 K 01 Jun 2020 - 18:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
silversilk9.JPGJPG silversilk9.JPG manage 168 K 01 May 2021 - 01:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evelyn Small taken at Horton Iris Garden
silversilktbdash.jpgjpg silversilktbdash.jpg manage 84 K 17 Dec 2016 - 19:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
Topic revision: r15 - 01 May 2021, Harloiris
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