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■(TB) 'Summer Star'

2000, Nicholson

'Summer Star' (Gordon Nicholson, R. 1999). TB, 32" (81 cm), Midseason bloom and re-bloom. Standards and style arms soft violet; falls velvety deep violet black, soft violet center stripe and 1/4" edge; beards pumpkin orange; tailored; slight sweet fragrance. 'Cosmic Storm' X unknown. Woodland 2000.

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From AIS Bulletin #317 April 2000 Introducing SUMMER STAR RE, S. soft violet; F. velvety deep violet black, soft violet center stripe and 1/4" edges, orange beards. $30. Woodland Iris Gardens.
 

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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SummerStar01.jpgjpg SummerStar01.jpg manage 53 K 30 Sep 2014 - 19:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
summerstar5.JPGJPG summerstar5.JPG manage 222 K 15 Jul 2023 - 15:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
summerstar50.JPGJPG summerstar50.JPG manage 215 K 28 Jan 2024 - 14:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r10 - 28 Jan 2024, TLaurin
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