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■(TB) 'Skiers' Delight'

1982, Schreiner

'Skiers' Delight' (Schreiner, R. 1982). Seedling# K 1278-C. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early midseason bloom. Ruffled and fluted pure white; white beard. 'Miriam Steel' X seedling# D 30-C: ((seedling# T 456-2: 'Sylvan Stream' x seedling# R 501-C) x (seedling# A 1088-2: 'Curl'd Cloud' x 'Florence Bellis')). Schreiner 1982. Honorable Mention 1984; Award of Merit 1988.

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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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-- KentPfeiffer - 2010-12-03
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Skiers-DelightCT.jpgjpg Skiers-DelightCT.jpg manage 39 K 03 Nov 2011 - 14:45 Main.Betsy881 Photo by C & T Iris Patch
SkiersDelight01.jpgjpg SkiersDelight01.jpg manage 48 K 30 Mar 2015 - 20:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by AIS Archives
SkiersDelight02.jpgjpg SkiersDelight02.jpg manage 107 K 19 Sep 2017 - 02:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
SkiersDelight03.jpgjpg SkiersDelight03.jpg manage 43 K 24 Jan 2021 - 16:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
Skiers_Delight_fl.jpgjpg Skiers_Delight_fl.jpg manage 33 K 22 Jun 2011 - 20:33 IrisP  
skiersdelight02.JPGJPG skiersdelight02.JPG manage 74 K 07 Jul 2014 - 21:37 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
skiersdelight09.JPGJPG skiersdelight09.JPG manage 62 K 31 Aug 2021 - 02:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
skiersdelight4.jpgjpg skiersdelight4.jpg manage 62 K 15 Nov 2013 - 01:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
skiersdelight9.JPGJPG skiersdelight9.JPG manage 302 K 29 Oct 2020 - 22:46 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1987 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
skiersdelightunser.jpgjpg skiersdelightunser.jpg manage 104 K 06 Jan 2022 - 13:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mike Unser at Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r22 - 31 Mar 2022, TLaurin
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