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■(TB) 'Sir Knight'

1934, Ashley

'Sir Knight' (Roy Ashley, R. 1934). TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B3D. 'Souv. De Mme Gaudichau' X 'Cardinal'.

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References:

From Maple Valley Iris Gardens catalog, 1937: SIR KNIGHT (Ashley 1933) M. 40 in. A very outstanding large dark blue self of remarkable brilliance. The stands are firmly domed, the falls wide and flaring with a black sheen. Tall, well branched and vigorous. H. M., 193“. $5.00.
 

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

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SirKnight02.JPGJPG SirKnight02.JPG manage 93 K 31 Aug 2021 - 02:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SirKnight12BHI.jpgjpg SirKnight12BHI.jpg manage 71 K 04 May 2012 - 00:01 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
sirknight-jb.jpgjpg sirknight-jb.jpg manage 29 K 23 Feb 2013 - 17:13 Main.Harloiris photo by CRIRIS
sirknight1.JPGJPG sirknight1.JPG manage 749 K 26 Jul 2018 - 02:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
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sirknight3.JPGJPG sirknight3.JPG manage 567 K 26 Jul 2018 - 02:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
sirknight4.JPGJPG sirknight4.JPG manage 594 K 26 Jul 2018 - 02:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
sirknight5.JPGJPG sirknight5.JPG manage 501 K 26 Jul 2018 - 02:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
sirknight6.JPGJPG sirknight6.JPG manage 673 K 26 Jul 2018 - 02:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
sirknight7.JPGJPG sirknight7.JPG manage 754 K 26 Jul 2018 - 02:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
sirknight77.JPGJPG sirknight77.JPG manage 183 K 23 Jun 2020 - 01:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
sirknight80.JPGJPG sirknight80.JPG manage 149 K 21 Dec 2021 - 13:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
sirknight81.JPGJPG sirknight81.JPG manage 163 K 26 Jan 2022 - 16:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
sirknight82.JPGJPG sirknight82.JPG manage 178 K 26 Jan 2022 - 16:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r16 - 26 Jan 2022, TLaurin
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