, R. 1988). Seedling D175-104. TB, height 36" (91 cm), midseason early to midseason late bloom and rebloom. Standards medium violet blue; Falls slightly deeper; blue beard tipped yellow, long violet horns during spring bloom; heavily ruffled; pronounced sweet/musky fragrance. B-8-2: ('Cease Fire'
x 'Sky Hooks'
) X 'Scented Bubbles'
. Moonshine Gardens 1989.
| From Moonshine Gardens catalog, 1989: STINGRAY - 36" EM-ML. Dl75-104: (CEASE-FIRE x SKY HOOKS) X SCENTED BUBBLES. A medium violet-blue bitone with blue beards tipped yellow and long violet horns. The first introduction from SCENTED BUBBLES and it's a dandy! What I dared hope might show up from this cross, even before I knew SCENTED BUBBLES could itself rebloom. Big, bubble ruffled flowers of excellent flaring form on excellent show stalks! A super increaser too and it has rebloomed some here - between August and November. Sometimes smells bad, sometimes good. Heavy pollen. $35.00
| Reported Rebloom in: CA, MD, TX, UT, VA, WA, Netherlands USDA Zone 5,6,7,8,9 [The 2012 Cumulative Checklist of Reblooming Iris, p. 192]
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
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| 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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