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 ■(TB) 'Snow Lion'

2008, Smith

'Snow Lion' (Marky Smith, R. 2005). Seedling# 00-24C. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early bloom. Standards slightly smoked cream (RHS 158D) fading to near white; style arms cream, faint yellow crest and midrib; Falls cream (158D), ruffled distal end more yellow (4C), apricot orange (168D) shoulders; beards cream, faint red- orange tips at end, strong red orange in throat; ruffled; pronounced spicy fragrance. 'Flights Of Fancy' X Keppel seedling# 92-24D: ('Fancy Woman' x 'Answered Prayers'). Aitken 2008. Honorable Mention 2010, Award of Merit 2012.

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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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SNOWLION03.jpgjpg SNOWLION03.jpg manage 48 K 23 Apr 2014 - 18:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
SNOW_LION_(M._Smith_2008).JPGJPG SNOW_LION_(M._Smith_2008).JPG manage 426 K 15 Aug 2016 - 22:40 PerryDyer  
SNOW_LION_(M._Smith_2008)_(2).JPGJPG SNOW_LION_(M._Smith_2008)_(2).JPG manage 1 MB 15 Aug 2016 - 22:40 PerryDyer  
SnowLion_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg SnowLion_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 75 K 31 Aug 2011 - 06:21 Main.janlauritzen Taken in Finnerty Gardens, Victoria, BC, AIS 2011 Convention
SnowLion_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg SnowLion_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 72 K 31 Aug 2011 - 06:21 Main.janlauritzen Taken in Finnerty Gardens, Victoria, BC, AIS 2011 Convention
SnowLion_by_JanLauritzen_3.jpgjpg SnowLion_by_JanLauritzen_3.jpg manage 74 K 31 Aug 2011 - 06:22 Main.janlauritzen Taken in Finnerty Gardens, Victoria, BC, AIS 2011 Convention
Snow_Lion01.JPGJPG Snow_Lion01.JPG manage 62 K 31 Mar 2015 - 14:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Will Plotner
Snow_Lion_KWW.jpgjpg Snow_Lion_KWW.jpg manage 50 K 20 Jan 2017 - 04:51 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; AIS 2012 Convention
snowlion01.jpgjpg snowlion01.jpg manage 71 K 04 May 2015 - 02:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
snowlion02.jpgjpg snowlion02.jpg manage 71 K 25 Aug 2015 - 02:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Across Iris Lanes Garden
snowlion04.jpgjpg snowlion04.jpg manage 73 K 12 Jul 2019 - 02:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
snowlion4.jpgjpg snowlion4.jpg manage 26 K 14 Mar 2013 - 20:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Iris Garden
snowlion6.JPGJPG snowlion6.JPG manage 85 K 27 Dec 2013 - 04:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt at AIS National Convention 2011
snowlion7.JPGJPG snowlion7.JPG manage 95 K 27 Dec 2013 - 04:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt at AIS National Convention 2011
snowlion9.JPGJPG snowlion9.JPG manage 119 K 18 Dec 2023 - 21:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
snowlion90.JPGJPG snowlion90.JPG manage 112 K 18 Dec 2023 - 21:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
snowlion_jb.jpgjpg snowlion_jb.jpg manage 71 K 29 Oct 2013 - 21:43 Main.Harloiris photo Delane Langton, AIS Dallas 2013
Topic revision: r22 - 27 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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