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■(TB) 'Sweetwater'

1973, Woodside

'Sweetwater' (Stephana Woodside, R. 1973). TB, 37" (94 cm), Early midseason to midseason bloom. Standards light blue; falls same, slightly darker infusion in heart, paler around white beard tipped yellow; lightly texture veined. 'Pop O Sha' X 'Epic'. Sierra Vista 1974. Honorable Mention 1975.

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From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing SWEETWATER (Woodside). TB, 36-38". Pop 0 Sha X Epic. Expansive, beautifully ruffled flowers of light blue, with light texture veining, are born on perfect stems that won it Best Sdlg. of Show Rosettes and ECs at both the Riverside and Arcadia, CA. shows in 1973. Each $25.00. Sierra Vista Iris Garden.


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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Topic revision: r12 - 27 Aug 2023, Harloiris
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